Gareth Timms
Partner, Litigation and Insolvency



British Virgin Islands


DD:  +1 284 852 1925
T:  +1 284 494 1890


Other information

Gareth is a partner in Forbes Hare’s British Virgin Islands office.  He specialises in all areas of commercial litigation, insolvency and investigations, including complex civil frauds, shareholder disputes, investigations of financial institutions and wider investigations including employee fraud, business and asset sales and corporate governance.  He regularly obtains freezing orders, Norwich Pharmacal orders, and other interim remedies to assist with asset preservation and recovery.

Having previously spent 17 years at a large global law firm, where he was a partner in its London office, Gareth has extensive experience of working for a wide range of international clients on complex cross border matters.

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College of Law (York) Legal Practice Course/ Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
College of Law (York) Common Professional Exam/ Graduate Diploma in Law
University of Sheffield History (BA Hons)


Bar Admissions

Admitted as a solicitor in the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)
Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (now non-practising)


Practice Areas

Commercial litigation
Fraud and asset tracing
Shareholder disputes

Investment fund disputes