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PRIESTLEYS ADDS THIRD ADVOCATE TO BARRISTER-LED LITIGATION TEAM

Business 13 Jul, 2020 Follow News

Sue-Helen is an associate attorney in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department at Priestleys

Cayman Islands law firm, Priestleys, has appointed experienced barrister, Sue-Helen McConnell, as an associate in the firm’s dispute resolution department.

Sue-Helen’s appointment brings the number of experienced advocates in the Priestleys litigation team to three; as she joins partner, Guy Dilliway-Parry, and associate, David Lewis-Hall. Sue-Helen has experience in both commercial and civil litigation; including personal and corporate insolvency, probate, employment, personal injury and clinical negligence.

Before joining Priestleys, Sue-Helen was an associate at another Cayman Islands law firm, and prior to that she practised at the Bar of Northern Ireland on a range of commercial and civil litigation matters. Sue-Helen has extensive advocacy experience across all stages of the litigation process, having routinely appeared in Court in Northern Ireland and the Cayman Islands.

Guy Dilliway-Parry, partner and head of dispute resolution at Priestleys, commented: “Sue-Helen is a skilled and experienced advocate who will provide our clients with robust representation both in and outside court. She takes a strategic approach to litigation matters and is a confident and assertive advocate in court. At Priestleys we believe that having a litigation team run by UK-bar trained barristers gives us a real edge in the market and therefore Sue-Helen’s addition is a great fit for us.”

Sue-Helen McConnell added: “Priestleys offers me the opportunity to maintain a broad-based civil and commercial practice, but with increased exposure to complex, international commercial disputes.”

Sue-Helen studied law at Queen’s University Belfast and gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Studies at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies at Queen’s also. Sue-Helen was awarded the Attorney General’s Pupillage Scholarship and appointed to the Attorney General’s Junior Counsel Panel in Northern Ireland while she was a junior Barrister.

Sue-Helen was called to the Bar in Northern Ireland in 2013 and was admitted to the Cayman Islands Bar in 2018.


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