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Carey Olsen Wins Offshore Law Firm Of Year

Carey Olsen Wins Offshore Law Firm Of Year

Carey Olsen has been named Offshore Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers High Net Worth Awards for the second year in a row. A spokesperson said, “The prestigious annual awards recognise national and international law firms which have demonstrated outstanding legal work and expertise, excellent client service and impressive strategic growth... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Partners Named In ABLJ’s Top 50

Carey Olsen Partners Named In ABLJ’s Top 50

Carey Olsen partners Michael Hanson, Jeremy Lightfoot, Michael Padarin, Chris Griffin, Anthony McKenzie, and James Noble were named in ABLJ’s 2024 Top 50 Offshore Lawyers list. A spokesperson said, “Carey Olsen partners Michael Hanson JP [Bermuda], Jeremy Lightfoot and Michael Padarin [Hong Kong SAR], Chris Griffin [Jersey], Anthony McKenzie... Read more of this article

Conyers Starts Summer Law Student Programme

Conyers Starts Summer Law Student Programme

Conyers announced the start of its Bermuda Summer Law Student Programme, saying this “programme provides an exceptional opportunity for aspiring legal professionals to gain practical experience and insights into the dynamic field of law.” A spokesperson said, “Eight students, either currently enrolled in accredited law schools or recent... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Announces Leadership Changes

Carey Olsen Announces Leadership Changes

Carey Olsen announced leadership changes effective July 1, 2024, with Alex Ohlsson as chairman and Michael Hanson and Simon Marks as managing partners. A spokesperson said, “Carey Olsen has today announced a number of changes to its executive leadership team, with effect from 1 July 2024. “Current group managing partner Alex Ohlsson, who... Read more of this article

Ascot Appoints New Group & US Counsel

Ascot Appoints New Group & US Counsel

Ascot Group Limited, the Bermuda based global specialty insurance company, announced that Michael Sevi has joined the firm as Ascot Group General Counsel, reporting to Group Chief Executive Officer and President Jonathan Zaffino. A spokesperson said, “Additionally, Ascot Group is pleased to announce that John Gill has been promoted to the position... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Promotes Michelle Falcucci

Carey Olsen Promotes Michelle Falcucci

Carey Olsen has promoted six lawyers to the partnership across its Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, and Jersey offices, effective July 1, 2024, with Michelle Falcucci being promoted in the Bermuda office. A spokesperson said, “Carey Olsen is pleased to welcome Michelle Falcucci [Corporate, Bermuda], Richard Sykes [Property, Cayman Islands],... Read more of this article

Alan Richards Appointed As A Puisne Judge

Alan Richards Appointed As A Puisne Judge

Governor Rena Lalgie announced the appointment of Mr. Alan Richards as a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Bermuda. The Governor said “I am pleased to appoint Mr Richards to this important role. In particular, he brings valuable knowledge and insight from his extensive experience including his work with the Department of Public Prosecutions over... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Sponsors 5th Annual Tech Summit

Carey Olsen Sponsors 5th Annual Tech Summit

Carey Olsen sponsored Bermuda’s 5th Annual International Tech Summit from April 29 to May 3, highlighting its dedication to the island’s digital sector through initiatives like the Carey Olsen Crypto Cafe. A spokesperson said, “Carey Olsen proudly celebrates its role as a platinum sponsor of the 5th Annual International Tech Summit... Read more of this article

Cathryn Minors Joins Appleby As Counsel

Cathryn Minors Joins Appleby As Counsel

Appleby announced the appointment of insurance lawyer, Cathryn Minors, as Counsel in the Corporate department in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Cathryn has a wide range of experience in corporate and commercial matters, having worked in the Bermuda market for many years advising on insurance and reinsurance matters involving life insurance securitizations,... Read more of this article

MDM Appoints Katie Tornari & Christina Herrero

MDM Appoints Katie Tornari & Christina Herrero

Marshall Diel & Myers Limited [MDM] has appointed commercial litigation lawyer Katie Tornari as the firm’s Managing Director and promoted fellow litigator Christina Herrero to director. A spokesperson said, “The growing firm now has a team of 39, including 19 lawyers, and boasts one of the top litigation teams in Bermuda with an international... Read more of this article

MJM Welcomes Angela Robertson

MJM Welcomes Angela Robertson

MJM Limited has welcomed Angela Robertson to the firm’s Dispute Resolution team as an Associate. A spokesperson said, “Internationally recognized law firm, MJM Limited, is pleased to welcome Angela Robertson to the firm’s Dispute Resolution team as an Associate. “Angela is a Scots law qualified Associate and Notary Public. Prior to joining... Read more of this article

Bermuda Bar Association Elect Officers

Bermuda Bar Association Elect Officers

The members of the Bermuda Bar Association elected the Bar Council and Officers during their Annual General Meeting today [April 25]. A spokesperson said, “At the Annual General Meeting of the Bermuda Bar Association held today Thursday 25 April 2024 provided for by section 5[1] of the Bermuda Bar Act 1974, the membership elected as Bar Council and... Read more of this article

‘Richards Limited’ Family Law Firm Launched

‘Richards Limited’ Family Law Firm Launched

Adam and Katie Richards have launched Richards Limited, a new family law firm in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Bringing over 40 years of combined expertise, the co-founders aim to change the landscape of family dispute resolution on the island. Richards is committed to setting the standard for excellence in family law representation. The firm,... Read more of this article

Conyers Receives ‘Deal of the Year’ Awards

Conyers Receives ‘Deal of the Year’ Awards

Conyers has been recognized by Marine Money magazine, being awarded in their Ship Finance ‘Deal of the Year’ Awards for 2023. A spokesperson said, “Conyers is delighted to announce the firm’s recognition by Marine Money magazine, the leading global publication covering the maritime finance industry, for our role in six outstanding transactions... Read more of this article

Kennedys Relocates To Office In Bermuda

Kennedys Relocates To Office In Bermuda

Law firm Kennedys has “relocated to new offices in Bermuda to accommodate the firm’s growth.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda team, which has been operating in Bermuda since 2006, became part of Kennedys in 2017. The team has since expanded to 10 lawyers, including four partners. They are now located in a fresh, modern space on... Read more of this article

Appleby Promote Riihiluoma, Batten & Knight

Appleby Promote Riihiluoma, Batten & Knight

Appleby promoted nine senior staff across multiple offices, including Sam Riihiluoma, James Batten and Jordan Knight in their Bermuda office. A spokesperson said, “Leading offshore law firm Appleby is pleased to announce nine senior promotions across its Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey offices. “The... Read more of this article