Paul A. Harshaw

  • Director at Canterbury Law Limited (2 Attorneys)
  • Third Floor, Swan Building, 26 Victoria St., Hamilton, Bermuda HM 12
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Has successfully argued the leading cases in Bermuda in legal professional privilege in relation to the application of the Proceeds of Crime Act to law firms (R v. Hoskins [2003] Bda LR 25); limitation of prosecution for a summary offence (misdemeanour) (Whitter v. DPP [2002] Bda LR 33); public law remedies for civil servants threatened with disciplinary action (Evans v. Minister of Education [2006] Bda LR 52, Finn-Hendrickson v. Minister for Education [2008] Bda LR 4); responsibility of the Bermuda court for assessment of fees of Bermuda liquidators in cross-border insolvency where centre of main interest is elsewhere (Re Refco Capital Markets [2006] Bda LR 94) the adjustment of the "discount rate" for immediate receipt of future pecuniary loss in personal injury actions, the differentiation between price inflation and wage inflation and the adjustment to be applied to UK ILGS and US TIPS in order to determine the loss in Bermuda terms (Warren v. Harvey; Thomson v. Thomson [2015] Bda LR 59 and Colonial Insurance v. Thomson [2016] Bda LR 47) whether a child's including a parent as a tenant in common on a deed to real property constitutes a gift or a trust of the beneficial estate of the land (Re Tucker; Wilson v. Jones [2011] Bda LR 11). Mr. Harshaw is also the co-author of the Bermuda chapter of The Employment Law Review (8th ed. 2017), Law Research Business Ltd. (UK).

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Public Law
  • Employment Law
  • Chancery Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+1 441-296-8444  Phone
+1 441-296-8446  Fax
Law School Attended:
University of Buckingham, England, LL.B., Hons., Second Class, Upper Division, 1995
Year of First admission:
1997, England and Wales; 1998, Bermuda
Bermuda Bar Association, Bar of England and Wales (Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn).
Birth Information:
Canada, February 8, 1962
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