Susan Fallan

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Susan is a Senior Associate within the Dispute Resolution Practice Group in the Cayman Islands.  She has broad commercial litigation experience across a number of jurisdictions including corporate, contract and professional liability disputes.  She has acted for a wide range of clients including governments, well-known professional services firms, global banks and other multi-national organisations.

Susan joined Appleby from Pinsent Masons where she spent almost 10 years working in their Litigation, Regulatory & Tax department.  Prior to that, Susan spent several years working as part of the legal team for an Edinburgh headquartered global long-term savings and investment company.

EXPERTISE:

  • Successfully defending the Falkland Islands Government in a contractual interpretation and copyright infringement claim brought in the Supreme Court of the Falkland Islands, as well as on appeal to the Court of Appeal of the Falkland Islands.*
  • Lead associate in successfully pursuing the preliminary issue of a significant claim over the termination of an IT subcontract in the Scottish Court of Session.*
  • Successfully defending a Scottish based oil and gas exploration and development company in a contractual interpretation claim brought in the Commercial Court of the English High Court.*
  • Advising a Scottish premium whisky company in a high value distribution agreement dispute involving parallel proceedings in the Scottish Court of Session and in Ecuador.*

*Prior to joining Appleby.

EDUCATION:

University of Strathclyde (LLB in Law (First Class Honours))

Glasgow Graduate School of Law (Diploma in Legal Practice).

 

Publications

18 Aug 2022

Cayman Courts Shift Toward More Efficient Case Management

The Cayman Islands is a leading offshore financial center where the courts are used to dealing with ...

4 Aug 2022

Norwich Pharmacal orders: the right medicine for third party disclosure of information and documents in the Cayman Islands

A Norwich Pharmacal order (NPO) is a disclosure order available in the Cayman Islands to compel a th...

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