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Cooper & Giffen Make Powerwomen Top 200 List

Cooper & Giffen Make Powerwomen Top 200 List

Conyers Dill & Pearman director Helen Cooper and Freya Giffen, Head of Conyers Trust Services, have been included in Citywealth’s 2018 list of the top 200 women in the global private wealth management industry. The IFC Powerwomen Top 200 list recognises successful professionals who stand out in their field, helping to promote business excellence... Read more of this article

Elkinson To Lead Arbitration Course In Oxford

Elkinson To Lead Arbitration Course In Oxford

Jeffrey Elkinson, a Director in Conyers Dill & Pearman’s Litigation & Restructuring department, has been asked to lead an International Arbitration course for 24 judges and lawyers from around the world, to be held at Queen’s College, Oxford from 16-24 September. The Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration is run by the Chartered... Read more of this article

Questions Answered On Land Title Registration

Questions Answered On Land Title Registration

[Written by attorney Francesca Fox] The Land Title Registration Act, 2011 comes into full effect this month and the Land Title Registry Office [LTRO] will begin accepting applications to register land on 27 August. What is Land Title Registration? It is the creation by Government of a public register of land ownership in Bermuda. It is intended to provide... Read more of this article

Conyers Awards Over $200,000 To Law Students

Conyers Awards Over $200,000 To Law Students

Conyers Dill & Pearman has chosen eight students as recipients of Legal Awards this year, with Mahogany Bean, Ashley Bento, Joshua DeAllie, Zantae Dill, Ashley Fubler, Candace Paynter, Amber Wilson and Kaisha Wilson all receiving funding. “Including renewed funding for some past recipients, the firm is donating over $200,000 this... Read more of this article

Conyers Open House For Law Students

Conyers Open House For Law Students

Conyers Dill & Pearman is inviting all law students to an Open House on 8 August to network with lawyers and to learn more about the firm and the legal profession in Bermuda. The event will take place on Wednesday, 8 August from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Conyers’ Richmond House office on Par-la-Ville Road. Students are asked to RSVP by 1 August to careers@conyersdill.com. “Our... Read more of this article

Conyers Awarded Top Ranking As Offshore Trust

Conyers Awarded Top Ranking As Offshore Trust

Conyers Dill & Pearman’s Private Client & Trust practice has been ranked Band 1 in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands in Chambers & Partners’ High Net Worth guide. Conyers is the only firm in Bermuda ranked Band 1 for Offshore Trusts and is described as ‘dominating the Bermuda market’. Three of the firm’s Bermuda lawyers were recognised... Read more of this article

Khyah Bagley-Pearman Wins Conyers Award

Khyah Bagley-Pearman Wins Conyers Award

Conyers announced that Khyah Bagley-Pearman is the 2018 recipient of the firm’s Leadership Scholarship Award. The award, which is valued at US$5000, is presented annually to a graduating CedarBridge Academy student who demonstrated leadership abilities through practical experience, personal reflection and community involvement. “An exemplary... Read more of this article

Seadrill Reorganizes, Emerges From Bankruptcy

Seadrill Reorganizes, Emerges From Bankruptcy

Seadrill Limited, one of the world’s largest offshore drilling companies, has emerged from chapter 11 bankruptcy after successfully completing its plan of reorganisation. Since February 2016, as lead Bermuda counsel, Conyers Dill & Pearman has advised Seadrill on the Plan and related judicial proceedings in Bermuda. The firm continues to advise... Read more of this article

Conyers Dill & Pearman Promote Blakesley

Conyers Dill & Pearman Promote Blakesley

Conyers Dill & Pearman announced that Justine Blakesley has been promoted to the newly created role of Global Head of Client Services. Mrs Blakesley will be responsible for the strategy and development of Conyers’ internationally recognized Client Services business in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong and Singapore. The... Read more of this article

Greaves On Panel On Women In Captive Industry

Greaves On Panel On Women In Captive Industry

Conyers Dill & Pearman director Sophia Greaves will be part of a panel discussing ‘Women in the Captive Industry: Empowering Industry Awareness’ at the Bermuda Captive Conference next week. A spokesperson said, “The theme of this year’s conference is Diversity. Ms Greaves and two other female leaders will share their professional... Read more of this article

Transcontinental Trusts Forum To Be Held

Transcontinental Trusts Forum To Be Held

Conyers Dill & Pearman director Alec Anderson will be speaking at the Transcontinental Trusts International Forum 2018 and director Jeffrey Elkinson will participate in the forum’s mock Supreme Court session. The flagship trusts event takes place from 3-5 June at the Fairmont Southampton. Conyers is a gold sponsor of the conference, which has... Read more of this article

CD&P Promotes Victor Richards To Director

CD&P Promotes Victor Richards To Director

Conyers Dill & Pearman announced that Victor Richards has been appointed Director in the Corporate department of the Bermuda office. “We congratulate Victor on his well-deserved promotion. He is a talented lawyer who brings much expertise to our corporate practice and provides a first-class level of service to clients,” said Christian Luthi,... Read more of this article

iCash Blockchain-Based Token To Launch

iCash Blockchain-Based Token To Launch

iCash — a new Ethereum blockchain-based token — will be launching, with the company saying they selected Bermuda as the jurisdiction to set up iCash “because of its business friendly and forward thinking international reputation.” Conyers acted in connection with the formation of iCash Ltd., a Bermuda company, and the development... Read more of this article