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WRC Holds Free Legal Clinic For Women

WRC Holds Free Legal Clinic For Women

The Women’s Resource Centre recently held a three hour Legal Clinic for Women where four lawyers counseled and gave advice to an over-subscribed number of women seeking legal services. Twenty five women attended the clinic to seek assistance with various matters. Most requests were met by a vetting process which matched requests with the attorney’s... Read more of this article

Elizabeth Blankendal Called To Bermuda Bar

Elizabeth Blankendal Called To Bermuda Bar

Elizabeth Blankendal is the latest young Bermudian lawyer to be Called to the Bar. The ceremony took place at the Supreme Court on Friday before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun. Ms Blankendal has recently completed a year of pupillage at Conyers Dill & Pearman, where she is now working as a newly-qualified associate in the corporate department. In... Read more of this article

Elkinson To Lead Arbitration Course In Oxford

Elkinson To Lead Arbitration Course In Oxford

Jeffrey Elkinson, a Director in Conyers Dill & Pearman’s Litigation & Restructuring department, has been asked to lead an International Arbitration course for 24 judges and lawyers from around the world, to be held at Queen’s College, Oxford from 16-24 September. The Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration is run by the Chartered... Read more of this article

Three Legal Interns Finish Trainee Programme

Three Legal Interns Finish Trainee Programme

Appleby said they would like to congratulate Bermudians Amanda Burns, Laura Burns, and Alexis Haynes on “successfully completing the Appleby legal trainee programme and moving on to the next phase of their legal careers as Associates in the corporate practice group.” “The two-year trainee programme involves being called to the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Gavin Woods To Join Carey Olsen Bermuda

Gavin Woods To Join Carey Olsen Bermuda

Law firm Carey Olsen Bermuda announced that Gavin Woods will join its corporate practice. Mr Woods is currently a partner at another law firm and has over eight years’ experience in the Bermuda market, prior to which he worked for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in both London and New York. He specialises in corporate finance, corporate structuring... Read more of this article

Conyers Awards Over $200,000 To Law Students

Conyers Awards Over $200,000 To Law Students

Conyers Dill & Pearman has chosen eight students as recipients of Legal Awards this year, with Mahogany Bean, Ashley Bento, Joshua DeAllie, Zantae Dill, Ashley Fubler, Candace Paynter, Amber Wilson and Kaisha Wilson all receiving funding. “Including renewed funding for some past recipients, the firm is donating over $200,000 this... Read more of this article

Kyle Masters To Join Carey Olsen Bermuda

Kyle Masters To Join Carey Olsen Bermuda

Carey Olsen Bermuda has continued its growth with the appointment of Bermudian Kyle Masters as a senior associate in its litigation team. “Mr Masters will join Carey Olsen Bermuda after two years at Digicel Group, most recently as head of strategy and regulatory. Prior to that, he worked for both the Bermuda Monetary Authority and the Regulatory... Read more of this article

Robinson Recognised By Chambers, Legal Week

Robinson Recognised By Chambers, Legal Week

Partner Keith Robinson of law firm Carey Olsen Bermuda has maintained his ranking as a Band 1 practitioner in ‘offshore trusts’ in the 2018 Chambers High Net Worth [HNW] guide, and has also been recognised in Legal Week’s 2018 Private Client Global Elite list of the top private client lawyers from around the world. A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Conyers Lawyers Make Private Client Global List

Conyers Lawyers Make Private Client Global List

The Private Client Global Elite list, which names the world’s top lawyers advising ultra-high net worth clients, this year includes six lawyers from Conyers Dill & Pearman. Those listed are Alec Anderson, Ben Adamson, Jeffrey Elkinson, Craig MacIntyre and Peter Pearman, all directors in the Bermuda office, and Robert Lindley of the Cayman office. Launched... Read more of this article

Schrum Recognised In Private Client Global

Schrum Recognised In Private Client Global

Appleby lawyers from across their global offices have again been recognised in Legal Week’s, Private Client Global Elite for 2018, including Bermuda Partner Vanessa Schrum. “The Private Client Global Elite print and digital supplement profiles 200 top trust and estate legal practitioners – including private client lawyers, tax lawyers, litigators... Read more of this article

Shade Subair Williams Appointed Puisne Judge

Shade Subair Williams Appointed Puisne Judge

Government House announced today [June 29] that Shade Subair Williams has been appointed to the Island’s Supreme Court as a Puisne Judge with effect from 6 July 2018. Government House said, “Government House announced today that following interviews carried out by the Judicial and Legal Services Committee and consultation with the Chief Justice,... Read more of this article

Appleby Bermuda Promote Boys, Carr & Tildesley

Appleby Bermuda Promote Boys, Carr & Tildesley

Law firm Appleby has announced three Senior Associate promotions in Bermuda. The promotions are across two practice groups, Corporate and Dispute Resolution. These promotions are in addition to the five partner promotions announced in April 2018. Tiffany Boys, Matthew Carr and Hannah TildesleyThe company said, “Tiffany Boys has been promoted... Read more of this article

Judiciary Benchbook On ‘Equal Treatment’

Judiciary Benchbook On ‘Equal Treatment’

The Judiciary of Bermuda formally adopted an Equal Treatment Benchbook which provides judicial officers with “tools to assist them in achieving the goal of equal treatment when handling cases involving persons whose ‘differences’ are likely to put them at a disadvantage.” A spokesperson said, “On June 4, 2018, the Judiciary of Bermuda... Read more of this article