Hashtag: #Lawyer

Estera Launches Legal Services In Bermuda

Estera Launches Legal Services In Bermuda

Estera has announced the launch of legal services in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands. “Estera Law will provide legal services in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands which are aligned to clients’ individual objectives and preferences. Estera’s legal services will cover a number of practice areas such as corporate and commercial, regulatory, insurance... Read more of this article

Jacari Brimmer-Landy Is Called To The Bar

Jacari Brimmer-Landy Is Called To The Bar

Jacari Brimmer-Landy is the latest young Bermudian lawyer to be called to the Bermuda Bar. The ceremony took place at the Commercial Court on Friday 4 October before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun. Mr. Brimmer-Landy is an Associate in the Corporate Practice at Conyers. He started his one year pupillage with Conyers in September 2018 having worked at... Read more of this article

Four Join Appleby Bermuda Trainee Programme

Four Join Appleby Bermuda Trainee Programme

Appleby has welcomed Ashley Bento, Amber Farrington, Kier James and Monica Kelly to the Appleby legal trainee programme. The two-year trainee programme involves being called to the Bermuda Bar and completing four, six-month seats in various practice groups including the Corporate, Dispute Resolution and Private Client & Trusts departments in Bermuda. The... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Named Offshore Firm Of The Year

Carey Olsen Named Offshore Firm Of The Year

Carey Olsen has been named Offshore Firm of the Year at the Chambers High Net Worth Awards. The awards, which were presented at a ceremony in London, celebrate legal excellence in the world of private wealth and are recognised as among the most highly regarded and prestigious awards of their kind globally. Carey Olsen was shortlisted for the award by... Read more of this article

Bermudian Associates Seconded To Hong Kong

Bermudian Associates Seconded To Hong Kong

Walkers have announced that two of its Bermudian associates, Shannon Dyer and Ben Green, will be seconded to the firm’s Hong Kong office in October. A spokesperson said, “These moves are being made in response to the continued growth in demand for Bermuda legal services in the firm’s Asia offices and to provide Walkers’ Bermuda... Read more of this article

September Is National Recovery Month

September Is National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month and the Department for National Drug Control [DNDC], the Ministry of Legal Affairs and treatment agencies across the island will hold several events to educate Bermuda about substance use, treatment and mental health services. “There are hundreds of Bermudians whose lives have been transformed through recovery.... Read more of this article

Melanie Fullerton Joins Walkers Law Firm

Melanie Fullerton Joins Walkers Law Firm

Walkers announced that Melanie Fullerton has joined the firm as a senior associate in the Bermuda Regulatory & Risk Advisory practice. Ms. Fullerton joins Walkers from the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA], where she was a senior officer for legal services, policy and enforcement. Prior to the BMA, Ms. Fullerton practised for five years in the corporate... Read more of this article

Shannon Thomas Awarded Carey Olsen Bursary

Shannon Thomas Awarded Carey Olsen Bursary

Aspiring lawyer Shannon Thomas has been awarded Carey Olsen Bermuda’s inaugural law student bursary. The 22-year-old Bermudian, who was previously a student at Saltus Grammar School, is currently in the second year of his Bachelor of Laws degree at Queen Mary University of London. The bursary will go towards Mr. Thomas pursuing his legal studies... Read more of this article

Walkers Awards Scholarship To Ashley Fubler

Walkers Awards Scholarship To Ashley Fubler

The partners of Walkers announced that for the second year running Ashley Fubler is the recipient of Walkers’ 2019 Legal Scholarship Award and has been awarded the sum of $15,000. Ms Fubler — who was also the recipient of Walkers’ 2018 Legal Scholarship Award – has completed her legal studies at University of Hull and will commence... Read more of this article

Thomas & Orchard Earn Scholarship, Bursary

Thomas & Orchard Earn Scholarship, Bursary

Marshall Diel & Myers announced that their Legal Scholarship Award for 2019 is being awarded to Shannon Thomas, who will receive $10,000 to assist with the cost of pursuing his legal studies, while Reid Orchard will also receive a bursary from Marshall Diel & Myers Limited in the sum of $5,000. Katie Tornari, Director and member of the Scholarship... Read more of this article

Appleby Announces Award & Bursary Recipients

Appleby Announces Award & Bursary Recipients

For the last 40 years, the partners of Appleby have provided awards and bursaries to qualified Bermudian applicants who have demonstrated academic excellence within the legal field, community outreach and extracurricular activities. The year’s Legal Education award, valued at $30,000, is awarded to Karim Creary, a graduate from St. Lawrence University... Read more of this article

Lawyers Relocate To Carey Olsen In Hong Kong

Lawyers Relocate To Carey Olsen In Hong Kong

Law firm Carey Olsen has added Bermuda law capabilities to its Hong Kong office with the relocation of Bermudians Henry Tucker and Kyle Masters. “The arrival of Mr. Tucker and Mr. Masters, who were members of the dispute resolution and litigation practice at Carey Olsen Bermuda prior to heading to Hong Kong, means the Hong Kong office now boasts... Read more of this article

Conyers Legal Scholarship & Bursary Winners

Conyers Legal Scholarship & Bursary Winners

Conyers announced that Conor Hay is the 2019 recipient of the firm’s legal scholarship award, and the firm also awarded four new bursaries to Bermudian law students Ciara Burrows, Ryan Robinson Perinchief, Nicole Yearwood, and Shayla Smith. The scholarship award, presented annually to a Bermudian enrolled in a law degree programme, is valued... Read more of this article