Elizabeth PROFILE
Name: Elizabeth Harper
Firm Name: Daniel Brantley
Country: Saint Kitts & Nevis
Expertise: Banking & Finance

Telephone: 1.869.662.2347
Fax: 1.869.469.1162
Email: Elizabeth.Harper@danielbrantley.com

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Professional Biography:

Elizabeth Harper is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Saint Kitts & Nevis on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Elizabeth directly using the contact details listed above.

Her client base consists of numerous international banks, corporations and corporate trustees whom she advises on various banking, commercial, trust, financial, regulatory and securitisation matters.

Elizabeth’s recent accolades include being in the ranking ‘Leaders in their Field’ for the Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2018. Elizabeth has been previously recognised as a leading asset recovery lawyer in the directory Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2014.

Elizabeth holds a Master of Laws from the University of London, and a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts both from the University of the West Indies. She is a graduate of the Norman Manley Law School, Jamaica. Elizabeth also holds the designation of a Chartered Director from the Caribbean Governance training Institute, is a Notary Public in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.

She practices before the High Court and Court of Appeal and has been involved in numerous high end commercial litigation including a shareholder dispute in a company valued at over US$3 billion; a dispute in an international company of strategic interest in the Russian Federation valued at over US$30 billion; international fraudulent transactions involving bribe payments, secret commissions, and dishonest diversion of monies arising in over US$50 million in damages; and the first class action law suit brought in the Eastern Caribbean under the provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules 2000. She has also handled a wide range of contractual and tortious disputes, and financial services and related matters, both contentious and non-contentious.

She has provided expert written testimony on aspects of the laws of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis in several proceedings internationally.

Elizabeth regularly advises on and attends to the incorporation of International Business Corporations, the formation of Limited Liability Companies, the registration of International Trusts, and the establishment of Multiform Foundations. Elizabeth also has an extensive trust practice which includes her regularly advising and rendering opinions to trustees, protectors and beneficiaries on various trust matters, and where necessary, conducting litigation of claims on their behalf.

She has been involved in several significant trust matters including a major multi-jurisdictional trust dispute concerning several billion dollars of assets and claims for removal of trustees.

Elizabeth is admitted to practice in Jamaica and the Federation of St. Christopher and Nevis. She is a member of the St. Christopher and Nevis Bar Association and the OECS Bar Association. Elizabeth currently serves as a member of the Bar Council of the St. Kitts and Nevis Bar Association.

She is also a full member of STEP, and currently serves as the Vice Chairperson and the Assistant Secretary for the STEP Nevis and sits as a member of the STEP Caribbean Conference Committee and the STEP Caribbean and Latin America Regional Committee.