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International Law Firms License Conditions

International Law Firms License Conditions

Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson provided an update on the Government’s intentions for allowing international law firms to have a presence in Bermuda. Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [Dec 14], Minister Dickinson said, “In the 2018/2019 National Budget, Government announced that we have already begun the process of making Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Haworth & Leese Promoted To MJM Directors

Haworth & Leese Promoted To MJM Directors

Leading Bermuda law firm MJM Limited announced that Senior Associates, Jennifer Haworth and Jeremy Leese will be promoted to Directors from 1 January 2019, joining the firm’s management team. “From the New Year, MJM’s directors at board level will consist of Jeremy and Jennifer, Hil de Frias, Denis de Frias and Fozeia Rana-Fahy. The newly... Read more of this article

Allan Doughty Appointed At BeesMont Law

Allan Doughty Appointed At BeesMont Law

BeesMont Law Limited has announced the appointment of Mr. Allan Doughty, a Bermudian attorney, as the Head of its Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. Mr. Doughty says that he is honoured by this decision: “I am very pleased by this appointment and would like to express my immense gratitude to the Partners for recognising my continued investment... Read more of this article

ASW Law Hold ‘Lunch-N-Learn’ Seminar In UK

ASW Law Hold ‘Lunch-N-Learn’ Seminar In UK

On November 29th, local Bermuda law firm, ASW Law Limited [ASW], hosted a ‘Lunch-n-Learn’ seminar at the Government of Bermuda London Office for Bermudian students studying in the United Kingdom. Students joined the ASW team for a presentation and open discussion, which included an introduction to ASW and the practice of corporate law in Bermuda.... Read more of this article

Appleby Launch Tech/Innovation Guide & Site

Appleby Launch Tech/Innovation Guide & Site

With technological innovation transforming businesses and markets across the world, Appleby’s Global Technology & Innovation Group has today [Dec 6] launched its 2019 Technology and Innovation Offshore Guide and associated microsite. “As the pace of technological change accelerates, so too does the legal and regulatory landscape. The 2019... Read more of this article

Webster & Simons To Join Carey Olsen Firm

Webster & Simons To Join Carey Olsen Firm

Law firm Carey Olsen Bermuda is adding to its employment and dispute resolution practices with the appointments of Bermudians Jay Webster and Keivon Simons. Mr Webster will join Carey Olsen Bermuda as a senior associate and is returning to Bermuda after practising in London for more than five years in the London office of an international law firm.... Read more of this article

Legal 500 Recognition For BeesMont Law Firm

Legal 500 Recognition For BeesMont Law Firm

A leading Bermuda law firm and three of its partners have received some top accolades in an internationally respected legal guide. BeesMont Law has been listed as a leading firm for Corporate and Commercial in the latest edition of Legal 500 Caribbean and partners Marco Montarsolo, Sharon A. Beesley and Stephanie Sanderson have all been recommended... Read more of this article

‘Two Major Weaknesses Of The Legal System’

‘Two Major Weaknesses Of The Legal System’

“Bermuda has a robust court system that upholds and enforces fundamental rights” however “there are two major weaknesses of the legal system in Bermuda [and, presumably, other overseas territories]: access to justice and protection of fundamental rights, particularly for the most vulnerable.” This is according to local lawyers... Read more of this article

Conyers Recognized In Legal 500 Rankings

Conyers Recognized In Legal 500 Rankings

Conyers Dill & Pearman has been recognised as a leading international law firm in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 – Caribbean, an important industry guide. “Conyers continues to maintain the highest number of ranked lawyers of any law firm in Bermuda. Lawyers were ranked across several categories including banking, finance and capital... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Secures Legal Directory Recognition

Carey Olsen Secures Legal Directory Recognition

Carey Olsen Bermuda has been recognised as a leading firm in the 2019 edition of Legal 500 Caribbean – just a year after its opening. A key industry guide, Legal 500 grades law firms following a thorough and independent research process, which includes interviews with clients and peers as well as information provided by the firms themselves. Carey... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Highlights Pupillage Program

Video: Minister Highlights Pupillage Program

Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs Kathy Simmons recently highlighted the opportunities afforded to Bermudians by the Ministry of Legal of Affairs Pupillage Programme saying “the Ministry of Legal Affairs is proud to be the training ground for Bermudians”. Minister Simmons said, “I am pleased to highlight the opportunities... Read more of this article

Law: Kimonea Pitt Called To The Bermuda Bar

Law: Kimonea Pitt Called To The Bermuda Bar

The Supreme Court was filled with colleagues, family and friends as Kimonea Pitt was called to the Bar before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun on Friday. Ms Pitt recently completed a year of pupillage at BeesMont Law, gaining experience in corporate, litigation and private client work, and is now a qualified associate in its corporate department. Ms Pitt... Read more of this article

Governor Announces Two Judicial Appointments

Governor Announces Two Judicial Appointments

Government House announced the appointment of Sir Christopher Clarke to succeed Sir Scott Baker as President of the Court of Appeal, and also announced the appointment of Mr Craig Attridge to the office of Magistrate to take over the vacancy created following the retirement of Mr Archibald Warner. Governor John Rankin said, “I am very pleased... Read more of this article