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Bermuda Delegation Meets Law Firms In Miami

Bermuda Delegation Meets Law Firms In Miami

Bermuda delegation meetings with several international law firms in Miami this week will help forge the island’s “playlist” to develop new Latin American business from the region, according to the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA]. The meetings were part of a three-day visit to Miami led by the BDA that included a full slate of discussions... Read more of this article

MJM Congratulates Lawyer Fozeia Rana-Fahy

MJM Congratulates Lawyer Fozeia Rana-Fahy

MJM Limited announced that for the third year running, Director Fozeia Rana-Fahy [pictured] has been listed as one of the Top 200 international Powerwomen by Citywealth. The list honours 200 of the most powerful women in government, private wealth, education, private client advisory and philanthropy across the international financial centres [IFCs]. The... Read more of this article

Giret & Greening Join Wakefield Quin Law Firm

Giret & Greening Join Wakefield Quin Law Firm

Wakefield Quin continues to expand with the appointments of Joseph Giret QC and Victoria Greening, further supporting the firm’s growing litigation practice. “We are very excited to welcome Joseph and Victoria, as they bring a wealth of expertise and skill to the table,” said Nicholas Hoskins, Managing Director of Wakefield Quin. The company said,... Read more of this article

Christian Luthi Elected As Chairman Of Conyers

Christian Luthi Elected As Chairman Of Conyers

Conyers Dill & Pearman announced that Christian Luthi has been elected as Chairman of the firm, effective 20 November 2017. He will succeed Narinder Hargun and David Lamb who have been Co-Chairmen since 2012. Mr Luthi is an experienced litigator. He joined Conyers’ Bermuda office in 1994 and has an active commercial practice, including high profile... Read more of this article

Appleby: ‘Not Leak, An Illegal Computer Hack’

Appleby: ‘Not Leak, An Illegal Computer Hack’

[Updated] Following the Leader of the Opposition’s comments in UK Parliament, Appleby said they “wish to make it clear that our firm was not the subject of a leak but of an illegal computer hack,” and also added that they are a “global organisation” and it “is not factually correct to state that Appleby has its headquarters... Read more of this article

Sedgwick Chudleigh Joins Kennedys Network

Sedgwick Chudleigh Joins Kennedys Network

Kennedys announced the establishment of a Bermuda office, with local law firm Sedgwick Chudleigh Ltd joining their ‘global network.’ A statement from the company said, “We are pleased to announce the establishment of a Bermuda office, with local law firm Sedgwick Chudleigh Ltd joining our global network. The Bermuda law firm was previously... Read more of this article

AG: ‘Reduce Our Dependency On Outsourcing’

AG: ‘Reduce Our Dependency On Outsourcing’

“Since 2013 Government has retained approximately 65 outside legal service providers to pursue various matters at a total cost to date of approximately 24.5 million dollars,” Attorney-General Kathy Lynn Simmons said, adding that “measures are warranted to increase our capacity to internally meet Government’s legal services needs... Read more of this article

Conyers Receives IFLR1000 Top Recognition

Conyers Receives IFLR1000 Top Recognition

IFLR1000 has published its 2018 rankings. In Bermuda, Conyers has maintained a Tier 1 position in Corporate & Finance, and experienced a 60% increase in the number of ranked lawyers. With these results, Conyers continues to have more ranked corporate lawyers than any other Bermuda firm. IFLR1000 cited the Firm’s work on a number of capital markets... Read more of this article

MJM Attorneys Ranked As ‘Leaders In Field’

MJM Attorneys Ranked As ‘Leaders In Field’

MJM Limited announced that research for Chambers Global 2018 has finished and, in an advanced ranking announcement from this Monday, the global law firm rating agency disclosed that several MJM attorneys will be featured as “Leaders in their Field” and that MJM Limited will be ranked in the forthcoming edition of Chambers Global Guides. Fozeia... Read more of this article

Column: Land Tax Bills After Selling House?

Column: Land Tax Bills After Selling House?

[Written by Harry Kessaram] Remember learning about the Boston Tea party in history class and the rallying cry, “no taxation without representation”? Well, if you find yourself being billed for land tax on a house you’ve sold, that could be a case of “taxation without accurate representation”. Simply put, you may still be represented as the... Read more of this article

Court Cooperation Between Singapore, Bermuda

Court Cooperation Between Singapore, Bermuda

The Supreme Court of Bermuda has entered into two agreements with the Supreme Court of Singapore designed to facilitate cooperation between the two courts. A statement from the judiciary said, “Cooperation between commercial courts and commercial judges in different jurisdictions is important in various legal fields, in particular the enforcement... Read more of this article

Assistant Justices For Civil & Commercial Courts

Assistant Justices For Civil & Commercial Courts

Nine lawyers have agreed to accept part-time appointments as Assistant Justices in the Civil and Commercial Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Bermuda on an as needed basis. Name – Jurisdiction – Called to the Bermuda Bar 1. John E. Riihiluoma FCIArb* – Civil/Commercial – 3 March 1978 2. David R. Kessaram FCIArb* –... Read more of this article

Lawyer Eugene Johnston To Speak At ThinkFest

Lawyer Eugene Johnston To Speak At ThinkFest

Think Media announced that ThinkFest 2017 continues on Sunday October 8 with ‘Nguvu – the bedroom, the classroom and the ballot box’ – a talk by lawyer Eugene Johnston. “Grounded in research and experiential learning, Johnston’s presentation will examine our responsibility as adults, offer a searing critique of the structure... Read more of this article