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Bermuda Bar Council Officers & Members

Bermuda Bar Council Officers & Members

At the Annual General Meeting of the Association held today [April 24] provided for by section 5[1] of the Bermuda Bar Act 1974, the membership elected a Bar Council and Officers of the Association for the ensuing year as follows: Officers:President Elizabeth Christopher Vice President Cindy E. Clarke Honorary Secretary George N.H. JonesMembers:Kehinde... Read more of this article

Adenike Carmichael Joins MJM Law Firm

Adenike Carmichael Joins MJM Law Firm

Law firm MJM Limited announced that Adenike Carmichael has joined as Client Relationship Manager in the firm’s Dispute Resolution Team. Ms Carmichael has extensive experience in the banking and regulatory sectors. Prior to joining MJM Limited, she worked as a Principal with the Bermuda Monetary Authority where she managed a team responsible for the... Read more of this article

Larry Mussenden Appointed Puisne Judge

Larry Mussenden Appointed Puisne Judge

Governor John Rankin announced that, after consultation with the Chief Justice, he has appointed Mr Larry Mussenden to become a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court. “Mr Mussenden was called to the Bar in England and Wales in 1995 and the Bermuda Bar in 1996. He served as Crown Counsel from 1996 to 2001,” the statement said. “He then... Read more of this article

ASW Law Celebrates International Women’s Day

ASW Law Celebrates International Women’s Day

On 8 March 2019, local Bermuda law firm, ASW Law Limited hosted a ‘harbor-side chat and breakfast’ at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019.The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #balanceforbetter. Guest speakers Laura Taylor of Nephila Capital Ltd., Gita Gutierrez of the Information... Read more of this article

Julica “Jules” Harvey Called To The Bermuda Bar

Julica “Jules” Harvey Called To The Bermuda Bar

Julica “Jules” Harvey, a Canterbury Law Pupil, was called to the Bermuda Bar. A  Canterbury Law spokesperson said, “Our firm is very proud to be hosting our third call of a young female Bermudian pupil to the Bar, in our 7 years of business as a family-sized firm, currently comprising 9 Bermudian staff members including our two directors... Read more of this article

Kennedys Lawyers Top Ranked By Chambers

Kennedys Lawyers Top Ranked By Chambers

Two of Kennedys’ Bermuda partners have been ranked as being amongst the best in the jurisdiction, as its Dispute Resolution and Insurance teams continue to receive strong market recognition locally. Partners Mark Chudleigh and Alex Potts QC have both been recognised as Band 1 lawyers in the latest edition of Chambers Global, an international legal... Read more of this article

Appleby Team Top Ranked By Chambers

Appleby Team Top Ranked By Chambers

Appleby’s Bermuda office continues to be ranked Band 1 in Insurance and is the only firm on the island with two partners in Band 1 for Insurance., the law firm said. The company said, “Partners Brad Adderley and Alan Bossin have held this distinction for numerous, consecutive years. Tim Faries, Bermuda Managing Partner and Global Head of Insurance,... Read more of this article

MJM Ranked Band 1 In Chambers Global

MJM Ranked Band 1 In Chambers Global

MJM Limited announced that its Dispute Resolution Team is once more Ranked BAND 1, alongside only one other competitor in Bermuda, in results released by Chambers & Partners in the Chambers Global 2019 rankings. Chambers reported that MJM Limited is a top-tier well-established Bermudian independent firm, well regarded for its breadth and quality... Read more of this article

Five Carey Olsen Bermuda Lawyers Recognised

Five Carey Olsen Bermuda Lawyers Recognised

Carey Olsen Bermuda has immediately entered the Chambers Global rankings after only one year of operation, with five of its lawyers also ranked in the 2019 edition of the directory, one of the most respected global legal guides which ranks law firms and their lawyers based purely on client feedback. The firm was praised for its responsiveness and for... Read more of this article

Appleby Appoint Sam Riihiluoma, Jordan Knight

Appleby Appoint Sam Riihiluoma, Jordan Knight

Appleby Bermuda announced the expansion of their Dispute Resolution team with the addition of two new associates, Sam Riihiluoma and Jordan Knight. John Wasty, Group Head of Dispute Resolution & Insolvency in Bermuda commented: “We are thrilled that two excellent young Bermudian lawyers have joined our growing and highly experienced team. “In... Read more of this article

Photos: Ceremonial Opening Of 2019 Legal Year

Photos: Ceremonial Opening Of 2019 Legal Year

The Ceremonial Opening of Bermuda’s 2019 Legal Year was held on Friday [Feb 8] at the Supreme Court, with the Special Sitting seeing lawyers, members of the judiciary, MPs and more gathering to mark the opening of the new legal year. Related StoriesPhotos & Speeches: Opening Of... Read more of this article

Sam Stevens To Join Carey Olsen Bermuda

Sam Stevens To Join Carey Olsen Bermuda

Law firm Carey Olsen Bermuda has announced that Bermudian Sam Stevens, an international arbitration specialist, is to return to Bermuda and will join its dispute resolution practice as counsel. “Sam, who has experience in all forms of dispute resolution, with a particular emphasis in international arbitration, joins Carey Olsen Bermuda after more... Read more of this article

Successful First Year For Carey Olsen Bermuda

Successful First Year For Carey Olsen Bermuda

Carey Olsen Bermuda has ‘significantly exceeded expectations’ in its first year of operation, according to managing partner Michael Hanson. Mr Hanson, who established Carey Olsen Bermuda in association with leading international offshore firm Carey Olsen at the end of 2017, said the firm had quickly established itself as a “leading... Read more of this article