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Column: Valentine’s Day ‘Say It With A Will’

Column: Valentine’s Day ‘Say It With A Will’

[Written by Harry Kessaram] Valentine’s Day is soon upon us. One does not usually associate love with death, except in Romeo and Juliet, but the day of love is actually an appropriate time to think about making a will. Why? No-one knows when their time will come, and one way to show you care about your loved ones is to make provision for them... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Bermuda Is Open For Business

Carey Olsen Bermuda Is Open For Business

A new law firm has entered the market in Bermuda, as Carey Olsen Bermuda has been established by Bermudian attorney Michael Hanson in association with leading international offshore firm Carey Olsen. “Mr Hanson’s well-established practice is centred on Bermuda human capital and regulatory law where he advises a number of the largest Bermuda-based... Read more of this article

2 Hour Video: Legal Year Ceremonial Opening

2 Hour Video: Legal Year Ceremonial Opening

[Updated] A special Court sitting is being held this afternoon [Jan 26] to mark the Ceremonial Opening of Bermuda’s 2018 Legal Year, with today’s sitting marking the final Ceremonial Opening at which Chief Justice Ian Kawaley will preside. You can tune in and watch live below, and we will try and update with additional information and photos... Read more of this article

Chief Justice Kawaley To Step Down In July 2018

Chief Justice Kawaley To Step Down In July 2018

Chief Justice Dr Ian Kawaley will be stepping down in July of next year, the Judicial and Legal Services Committee confirmed.A spokesperson said, “The Judicial and Legal Services Committee, the Standing Committee appointed by the Governor to advise on, inter alia, judicial appointments announced today that a recruitment process is underway to fill... Read more of this article

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