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Appleby Named Law Firm Of SailGP Bermuda

Appleby Named Law Firm Of SailGP Bermuda

Appleby has been named the official law firm of SailGP Bermuda Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess, with the event to be held in Bermuda on April 24 & 25. A spokesperson said, “Leading offshore law firm Appleby is the Official Law Firm of the SailGP Bermuda Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess. The two-day, live-televised Bermuda... Read more of this article

McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett: Black History Essay

McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett: Black History Essay

[Written by Warwick Academy student McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett, the second place winner of the Conyers Black History Month Essay Competition] The Cambridge English Dictionary defines a heroine as a woman who is admired for having done something very brave or having achieved something great. When I think of a black heroine of Bermuda’s legal system, Dame... Read more of this article

Razeeyah Robinson: Black History Month Essay

Razeeyah Robinson: Black History Month Essay

[Written by Whitney Institute Middle School student Razeeyah Robinson, the winner of the Conyers Black History Month Essay Competition] In honor of Black History Month, the contribution of this fascinating hero to the Bermuda legal system has been echoed over the years during his life and after. Julian Ernest Sinclair Phillips Hall was known to be young,... Read more of this article

Appleby Top Ranked In Chambers Global Guide

Appleby Top Ranked In Chambers Global Guide

Appleby has received top rankings in the 2021 Chambers Global Guide, with Appleby’s Bermuda office ranked in Band 1, the highest tier, in all three categories: Corporate & Finance, Insurance and Dispute Resolution. A spokesperson said, “Appleby also has the most lawyers ranked in Bermuda across these practice areas. The 11 lawyers ranked are:... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Bermuda Partners Recognized

Carey Olsen Bermuda Partners Recognized

All Carey Olsen Bermuda partners have been ranked in the 2021 edition of Chambers Global. “As a firm, Carey Olsen Bermuda has improved its ranking in both the corporate and finance [Band 3], and dispute resolution [Band 2] categories, while for insurance it has maintained its Band 2 position,” the company said.“Within the directory commentary,... Read more of this article

Conyers Recognised As Top-Tier By Chambers

Conyers Recognised As Top-Tier By Chambers

The Chambers Global legal directory has been released for 2021. Conyers has received top-tier recognition in a number of categories, including recognition as Band 1 for Bermuda Corporate & Finance, Insurance and Dispute Resolution. “We are pleased to have once again received high rankings for our firm, our practice areas and our individual lawyers,”... Read more of this article

Robinson & Fife Recognised By Legal Week

Robinson & Fife Recognised By Legal Week

Partner Keith Robinson and counsel Ashley Fife of Carey Olsen Bermuda have both been recognised in the 2020/21 edition of Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite Directory.A spokesperson said, “Keith, who leads the firm’s trusts and private wealth practice, has achieved ‘Global Elite’ status, while Ashley, who is the... Read more of this article

Ojeda Smith Joins Wakefield Quin Law Firm

Ojeda Smith Joins Wakefield Quin Law Firm

Wakefield Quin announced that Ojeda Smith has joined the firm as a pupil, working across all of the firm’s practice groups with an emphasis on corporate law. Ms. Smith previously worked at the firm in 2018 and 2019 as a summer student and is a two-time recipient of Wakefield Quin’s legal scholarship award. Erik Gotfredsen, director and CEO of... Read more of this article

Walkers Limited Celebrates 5 Years In Bermuda

Walkers Limited Celebrates 5 Years In Bermuda

Walkers Limited is celebrating the the five year anniversary of its Bermudian operations, noting they currently have seven partners and 12 associates in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Walkers [Bermuda] Limited [Walkers] is pleased to celebrate the five year anniversary of its Bermudian operations in Hamilton, Bermuda. Having opened its doors... Read more of this article

Monica Kelly Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Monica Kelly Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Monica Kelly has been called to the Bermuda Bar, and said she is grateful for the support she had over the years and “hopeful that I will be able to contribute significantly to the legal profession in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “Appleby is delighted to announce that Monica Kelly [née Spencer] has been called to the Bermuda Bar. The... Read more of this article

Attorney-General: Legal Aid Cost Savings

Attorney-General: Legal Aid Cost Savings

A new model at the Legal Aid Office involves many legal services being delivered by in-house staff which “costs less than awarding assistance via billable hours from Counsel in private practice,” which has resulted a cost savings; dropping from $2.66 million in the 2012/13 financial year to $1.11 million in 2019/20. This was from Attorney-General... Read more of this article

Ashley Bento Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Ashley Bento Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Ashley Bento has been called to the Bermuda Bar, with a ceremony taking place on Friday [Dec 4]. A spokesperson said, “Appleby is delighted to announce that Ashley Bento has been called to the Bermuda Bar. The ceremony took place on Friday, December 4 before Puisne Judge Nicole Stoneham. “Ashley graduated from the Berkeley Institute in 2013 and... Read more of this article

Cindy Clarke Officially Sworn In As New Director

Cindy Clarke Officially Sworn In As New Director

The Governor officially appointed Cindy Clarke as Bermuda’s Director of Public Prosecutions at a swearing in ceremony at Government House today [Dec 4]. Government House posted the image below online and said, “This morning the Governor was pleased to appoint Ms Cindy Clarke as Bermuda’s Director of Public Prosecutions at a swearing in ceremony... Read more of this article