Hazel-Ann Hannaway is a partner in our Litigation and Insolvency practice group. She specialises in civil, corporate and international litigation and contentious private wealth. Her clients include local and foreign corporations and individuals from the major jurisdictions including Europe, the Far East, and the United States. She currently leads the firm’s practice in contentious private wealth and contentious banking.
Her current practice areas include contractual breach, property disputes, debt recovery, employment, admiralty, personal injury, trusts, contentious probate and estate matters, contentious insolvency, fraud, shareholder and corporate disputes, banking disputes, injunctive and discovery orders. She currently works with members of the Territory's financial sector on regulatory and commercial matters with a portfolio including local banks and trust corporations.
Hazel-Ann regularly appears before the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court as lead counsel and she also appears in ADR matters before the Labour Arbitration and Registrar of Land Tribunals.
She has represented the BVI government and BVI Bar Association on a number of committees including the Prison Visiting Committee by legislative appointment and the Income Tax Board of Referees and she is currently a presiding member of the BVI legal profession’s Disciplinary Tribunal. She also serves the wider community as an officer of various local and international civic organisations.