Our Clients

Past & Present

Williams Barristers & Attorneys:

Clients, Present & Past

 

Williams Barristers & Attorneys and its counsel have acted in some of the largest commercial matters before the BermudaCourts to date.

Since 2009, Williams has served as overseas litigation counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the global liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), one of the largest financial frauds in history, responsible for seeking to recover billions of dollars in assets for the customers of BLMIS who lost principal investments in the Ponzi scheme. The Trustee has been involved in litigations and settlements that have netted billions of dollars. Williams serves as the Trustee’s Bermuda attorneys in Bermuda Madoff related  lawsuits.

As of May 2014, the SIPA Trustee and his legal teams have recovered or entered into agreement to recover more than $9.8 billion and have distributed more than $5 billion to BLMIS customers with allowed claims. Combined with $812.2 million in cash advances from SIPC to speed some financial relief BLMIS customers with allowed claims, nearly $6 billion has been returned to victims.

Williams was the Bermuda counsel for the Refco Entities in the multi national liquidation proceedings presently pending.