Matrix has experience working in several of the Caribbean countries across a range of practice areas. We have members called in the British Virgin Islands and members who have act as judges in the Cayman Islands.
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands today ruled that legislation providing for the holding of a referendum on a controversial cruise ship terminal was unconstitutional. Chris Buttler acted for the successful plaintiff, instructed by Kate McClymont at Broadhurst Attorneys. The cruise terminal was the biggest story in the Cayman Islands in 2019. The Hon […]
Chris Buttler is currently appearing in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, with Kate McClymont of Broadhurst Attorneys, acting for a Caymanian citizen, Shirley Roulstone, in a claim against the Government. The question for the Court (Justice Tim Owen QC) is whether a new law which sets out the rules governing a referendum on […]
Mr Justice Owen, a Judge of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, this week ordered the suspension of the national referendum on whether to build a new port for cruise ships in George Town Harbour which had been due to take place on 19 December. Chris Buttler and Helen Mountfield QC were instructed by […]