11 Jun 2021

Hatstone appoints new corporate counsel for its BVI office.

Hatstone is pleased to announce that Mark Harbison has been appointed as corporate counsel.  Based in Hatstone’s BVI office, Mark will continue to specialise in banking, finance and corporate matters.  He has also previously advised on a variety of regulatory reviews and contributed to multiple client guides and BVI articles in the industry press, including Practical Law Company and Global Legal Insights.

Prior to joining Hatstone, Mark worked in the banking and finance and corporate departments of two offshore law firms in the BVI. Prior to relocating to the BVI, Mark trained with Mayer Brown in London before going on to work with Gide in Ho Chi Minh City and Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft in London.  He has also gained experience inhouse with Wells Fargo and Lloyds Bank.  Mark works for a globally diverse group of clients across a wide array of industries including global financial institutions, leading law firms, large corporate entities, mining firms and private equity investors.

Mark commented:

“I am delighted to be joining Hatstone. I am very pleased to have joined an entrepreneurial group that is going from strength to strength and which will enable me to focus on delivering first class services to my clients.”

BVI based Group Partner Philipp Neumann commented:

“Mark is a highly accomplished lawyer with a great reputation in the BVI legal market. His extensive experience in complex cross-border corporate and finance matters makes him the perfect choice to further strengthen Hatstone’s BVI offering.”