Sophia-Ann Harris

Sophia-Ann Harris

Chairman

Sophia-Ann Harris (née Solomon) was  the founder of the law firm Solomon Harris which was established in 1987 and of which she was the firms Managing Partner.  The firm merged with Bedell Cristin in 2018 and Mrs Harris continued as Managing Partner until her retirement from the firm on the 15th August 2020.  Formerly, Ms Harris served as a council member of the Cayman Islands Law Society and the Caymanian Bar Association.  Mrs Harris’ specialties included banking, investment funds, corporate and commercial law, trusts (she is a TEP), immigration and all aspects of local licensing law.  She is a past Chairman of the Business Staffing Board and of the Immigration Appeals Tribunal.  Mrs Harris served as a  past Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Ltd but continues on its Board of Directors.  Mrs. Harris is a Past President of the Chamber of Commerce and during her term with the Chamber she has addressed the United Nations on a number of occasions including the United Nations General Assembly on constitutional matters for the Cayman Islands. Mrs Harris sits on the Cayman Islands Constitutional Commission and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Utilities Company. 

Mrs. Harris was first appointed as a Member of the Anti Corruption Commission on 15 August 2016 for a three-year term. She was re-appointed effective 15 August 2019 for a further three years. On 15 August 2020, Mrs. Harris was appointed as Chairman until the end of her current tenure.