Saul Froomkin OBE, QC

(Not in practice in the Turks & Caicos Islands)

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A vastly experienced court advocate, Saul trained in Canada and has practiced offshore since 1978. A former director of criminal law in the Department of Justice, Canada, Saul was appointed Queen’s Counsel first in Canada and then in Bermuda.

His professional background offshore has included government appointments at the most senior level as well as many years in private practice.

Saul was the Attorney General of Bermuda for ten years and has been the co-chair of the annual Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime for over thirty years.

Select Engagements

Saul continues to undertake a wide range of complex dispute work. Usually focused on the court aspects, leading a team that often spans several jurisdictions. When a colleague of Tim Prudhoe in Bermuda, they worked together on the forfeiture of a client’s limited partnership interests valued at over USD 400million on the basis of alleged dishonesty.

He was involved as an expert witness on Bermuda law in the New York (SDNY) proceedings relating to the Madoff Securities fraud.

Credentials

Admissions

  • Barrister and solicitor, Manitoba, Canada
  • Barrister and solicitor, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Barrister and solicitor, Northwest Territories, Canada
  • Barrister and solicitor, Yukon Territory, Canada
  • Barrister and Attorney, Bermuda
  • Barrister, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Antigua)
  • Barrister, England & Wales.

Education

  • Manitoba University, LLB
  • Manitoba University, LLM

Honours

  • Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (“OBE”) (1998)
  • Queen’s Counsel (Canada, 1975; Bermuda, 1988)
  • Gold Medal of Honour, Ministry of Justice, Republic of Canada

Publications and Presentations

  • Co-chair, Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime (ongoing annual event)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
  • Honorary Canadian Consul, Bermuda (2001-2006)