2019 News

David Doyle awarded CBE
7 Jan 2019 David Doyle, a senior legal adviser in Cains’ litigation department, was awarded a CBE in the 2019 New Year’s Honours in recognition of his outstanding services to Manx law. David commented: “This unexpected honour reflects the contribution made by many within the Isle of Man Courts of Justice and the Manx legal profession to the […]
David Doyle joins Cains Advocates
29 Nov 2018 David Doyle, former First Deemster, has joined Cains as a senior legal adviser within the litigation department. Mr Doyle will assist the litigation team and their clients principally in company, commercial, trust and regulatory matters having had more than 30 years’ experience of such matters in the Isle of Man. Mr Doyle said: ‘I qualified […]
Cains lawyers recognised in Legal 500 UK Rankings
6 Nov 2018 Last week the Legal 500 published its Isle of Man results based on feedback from clients, peers and independent assessors alike. Cains Advocates is proud to have been ranked in the top tier for each of Banking and Finance, Commercial Property, Corporate and Commercial, Dispute Resolution and Shipping, Aviation and Space. Cains is also the […]
Cains advises The Stars Group on Sky Betting & Gaming acquisition
20 Jul 2018 Cains recently assisted The Stars Group, a leading provider of technology-based product offerings in the global gaming and interactive industries and owner of brands such as “Pokerstars”, “BetStars” and “Full Tilt”, with its acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming (“SBG”). The acquisition has resulted in the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming company and brings […]
Data Protection – GDPR in the Isle of Man
4 May 2018 Data protection laws in the Isle of Man, the UK and Europe are being completely overhauled. The General Data Protection Regulation (or “GDPR” as it is commonly referred to) is enforceable from 25 May 2018. In order to implement these changes and bring the Isle of Man up to the new international standards of data […]
Breedon Group’s £455m Acquisition of Lagan Group
26 Apr 2018 Cains recently acted for Breedon Group plc in connection with its acquisition of Lagan Group (Holdings) Limited for a cash consideration of £455 million on a cash- and debt-free basis. Lagan Group (Holdings) Limited is the Isle of Man incorporated holding company of the Lagan Group, a leading construction materials business based in Belfast with […]


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