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MJM Hires Allan Doughty As Senior Counsel

MJM Hires Allan Doughty As Senior Counsel

Law firm MJM Limited announced the addition of Allan Doughty to the firm’s Dispute Resolution team as Senior Counsel. A spokesperson said, “Mr Doughty first qualified in Nova Scotia, Canada in 2002 before returning home to Bermuda in 2004, when he was called to the Bermuda Bar. “Allan is a seasoned litigator having appeared before numerous... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Appoints Sheba Raza In London

Carey Olsen Appoints Sheba Raza In London

Carey Olsen announced the appointment of experienced corporate lawyer Sheba Raza to its London office. A spokesperson said, “Leading offshore law firm Carey Olsen has added Bermuda law capabilities to its London office with the appointment of experienced corporate lawyer Sheba Raza.“Sheba, who joins the firm as counsel after 13 years in... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Advise Hiscox On LSE Capital Raise

Carey Olsen Advise Hiscox On LSE Capital Raise

Lawyers from Carey Olsen’s corporate team have advised international specialist insurer Hiscox on its non-pre-emptive placing of new ordinary shares on the London Stock Exchange [LSE]. In conjunction with the placing, certain directors and senior management subscribed for new ordinary shares and together with the placing raised gross proceeds... Read more of this article

Law Firm Kennedys Joins BILTIR Organisation

Law Firm Kennedys Joins BILTIR Organisation

Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTIR] has announced that law firm Kennedys has joined the association. Kennedys becomes the 62nd company to join BILTIR, which represents the island’s insurance, reinsurance and servicing companies who provide life and annuity products. BILTIR Executive Director Ronnie Klein and Kennedys Partner... Read more of this article

Delroy Duncan Attends Royal Courts Of Justice

Delroy Duncan Attends Royal Courts Of Justice

After obtaining the prestigious Queen’s Counsel [QC] designation, Delroy Duncan — together with the other successful applicants for QC — appeared in the Lord Chief Justice’s Court at the Royal Courts of Justice in a formal ceremony before Lord Burnett Lord Chief Justice Of England and Wales and Sir Terence Etherton Master of the Rolls... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Wins China Business Law Award

Carey Olsen Wins China Business Law Award

Carey Olsen has won an international firm of the year award in the Restructuring and Insolvency category at the 2020 China Business Law Awards. A spokesperson said, “Carey Olsen Bermuda’s lead role in a cross-border matter has played a key part in Carey Olsen winning an international firm of the year award in the Restructuring and Insolvency... Read more of this article

Keith Robinson Elected As ACTEC Fellow

Keith Robinson Elected As ACTEC Fellow

Carey Olsen Bermuda partner Keith Robinson has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel [ACTEC]. A spokesperson said, “ACTEC is considered the premier trusts and estates lawyer organisation in the United States, with Fellows in all 50 states as well as from 16 other jurisdictions globally. “ACTEC, which... Read more of this article

Appleby Hires Kit Cunningham & John Small

Appleby Hires Kit Cunningham & John Small

Appleby Bermuda has welcomed Kit Cunningham and John Small to its Corporate department. Mr. Cunningham is an associate in Appleby’s Bermuda office practicing in all areas of corporate and commercial law, including finance, insurance, public and private M&A, digital asset business and technology, intellectual property, and aviation. He was called... Read more of this article

Fox, Macdonald, Panchaud & Millett Promoted

Fox, Macdonald, Panchaud & Millett Promoted

Conyers announced the promotion of Francesca Fox, Alexandra Macdonald and Jennifer Panchaud to Director, and Cynthia Millett to Counsel in the Bermuda office. “We congratulate these four talented Bermudian lawyers on their well-deserved promotions, which reflect the faith that both clients and the firm have in them,” said Christian Luthi, Chairman. “Francesca,... Read more of this article

Snelling & Horseman On Employment Rights

Snelling & Horseman On Employment Rights

[Written by lawyers Juliana Snelling and Richard Horseman] Whilst Mr. Sanderson’s Bernews article no doubt is well-intentioned to provide free legal advice to the public, we take issue with some of the advice contained in his article with which we do not agree and therefore alert the public of our legal views: We take issues with the following statements:Employers... Read more of this article

Ocorian Appoints Louise Charleson As Partner

Ocorian Appoints Louise Charleson As Partner

Ocorian, a global provider of corporate and fiduciary services, fund administration and capital markets, has appointed Louise Charleson as Partner in its Bermuda Legal Services team. Ms. Charleson has extensive legal experience in Bermuda, having most recently been Head of Legal at Bermuda Commercial Bank Limited. Prior to this she held senior roles... Read more of this article

John McSweeney & Larissa Roche Join Appleby

John McSweeney & Larissa Roche Join Appleby

Appleby Bermuda is welcoming John McSweeney and Larissa Roche to its Dispute Resolution and Corporate department. A spokesperson said, “Mr. McSweeney is an associate within the Dispute Resolution department in Bermuda. Prior to joining Appleby, Mr. McSweeney was a litigation associate in another Bermuda law firm where he represented clients in... Read more of this article

MJM Ranked Band 2 By Chambers Global

MJM Ranked Band 2 By Chambers Global

MJM Limited announced that its Dispute Resolution Team and Corporate & Finance Team have both been ranked BAND 2, below only one other competitor in Bermuda, in results released on 13 February 2020 by Chambers & Partners in the Chambers Global 2020 rankings. Dispute Resolution Team Chambers reported that MJM Limited’s Dispute Resolution Team... Read more of this article