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Carey Olsen Shortlisted For International Award

Carey Olsen Shortlisted For International Award

Carey Olsen is a finalist in the International Legal Team of the Year category at the 2019/20 STEP Private Client Awards, with the company saying it makes it the “only law firm with a Bermuda-affiliated office to gain a nomination in this or any category.” The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners [STEP] awards, which take place on Wednesday... Read more of this article

Sara Schroter Ross: Chartered Director Status

Sara Schroter Ross: Chartered Director Status

Bermudian lawyer Sara Schroter Ross has become the youngest member of the Institute of Directors in Bermuda to achieve Chartered Director status. It makes a hat-trick of being the youngest to achieve professional IoD qualifications – in 2014, Mrs Schroter Ross was the first and youngest woman in the Branch to complete the Certificate in Company... Read more of this article

Transcontinental Trusts Forum From June 6 – 7

Transcontinental Trusts Forum From June 6 – 7

Conyers is a gold sponsor of the Transcontinental Trusts International Forum 2019. The forum, now in its fifth year, will take place from 6-7 June at the Hamilton Princess. “The must attend private client event is a prestigious fixture within the trust industry, attracting a number of expert speakers from around the world to Bermuda. Conyers’... Read more of this article

Appleby Nominated For Law Firm Of The Year

Appleby Nominated For Law Firm Of The Year

Appleby has been shortlisted in the Offshore Law Firm of the Year category in this year’s The Lawyer Awards, recognised for their expertise, legal innovation and market-leading strategy. The annual awards reward best practice and celebrate excellence across the whole industry. The shortlist was decided by over 60 judges from across the industry who... Read more of this article

Sam Stevens & Jay Webster Called To The Bar

Sam Stevens & Jay Webster Called To The Bar

Bermudian lawyers Sam Stevens and Jay Webster have been called to the Bermuda Bar, having both returned to the island earlier this year to join Carey Olsen Bermuda. Both Mr. Stevens and Mr. Webster were called to the Bar before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun in the Bermuda Supreme Court. The firm, which in just 18 months has rapidly grown to 24 staff,... Read more of this article

Appleby Announces 2019 Senior Promotions

Appleby Announces 2019 Senior Promotions

Law firm Appleby has announced twelve senior promotions across its Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Isle of Man and Jersey offices. The Group have also announced the appointment of John Wasty [Bermuda] and Mark Holligon [Isle of Man] as Co-Heads of the Dispute Resolution Global Practice Group. John Wasty has been admitted in six jurisdictions and specialises... Read more of this article

Conyers Promotes Alexander, Atherden, Bernard

Conyers Promotes Alexander, Atherden, Bernard

Conyers announced the promotion of Robert Alexander, Angela Atherden and Stephanie Bernard to Counsel. Christian Luthi, Chairman, said: “I congratulate Robert, Angela and Stephanie on their well-deserved promotions. They are talented lawyers who provide a first-class level of service to our clients and are well-respected by colleagues within Conyers.... Read more of this article

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