Niki Olympitis

Partner | British Virgin Islands

Niki is a partner in our litigation and arbitration team.

He has over 30 years of legal experience. Niki advises on all aspects of BVI commercial litigation and dispute resolution, including:

  • contract and shareholder disputes
  • asset tracing and recovery
  • freezing orders
  • third party disclosure orders
  • cross-border insolvency

Secretary Malicah Van Triest

Track record

Admissions

Memberships

Acting for a Russian industrialist in defence of claim for enforcement of US$30m Russian default judgment and successful appeal to ECSC Court of Appeal and in UK Privy Council.

Acting for BVI court-appointed liquidators of multiple hedge funds, leading cross-border team, seeking recognition and recovery of assets in Hong Kong, Switzerland, Monaco, Channel Islands, Bahamas and US.

Acting as Special Counsel to US Bankruptcy Court appointed trustee in claims for recovery of $3bn proceeds from fraudulent Ponzi scheme.

England and Wales, 1980 (currently non-practising)

British Virgin Islands, 2008

BVI Bar Association

Recovery & Insolvency Specialists Association (BVI)

Education


Languages


  • English

Dates


Joined

2012
Partner

2014

Recognition


British Virgin Islands

Withers BVI,

Little Denmark,

3rd Floor,

PO Box 145,

Road Town,

Tortola,

VG1110

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