Michael Riegels, QC
Michael Riegels, QC, was a founding partner of Harney Westwood & Riegels. His tenure with the firm began in 1973 and ended in 1997. He was part of the “Gang of Five” who created the BVI’s IBC Act. He is now retired.
He was the inaugural chairman of the BVI Financial Services Commission and served as president of the BVI Bar Association from 1996 to 1998.
In 1999, he was appointed by the BVI government as chairman of a high-profile public inquiry into a prison escape