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Video: Minister Highlights Pupillage Program

Video: Minister Highlights Pupillage Program

Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs Kathy Simmons recently highlighted the opportunities afforded to Bermudians by the Ministry of Legal of Affairs Pupillage Programme saying “the Ministry of Legal Affairs is proud to be the training ground for Bermudians”. Minister Simmons said, “I am pleased to highlight the opportunities... Read more of this article

Law: Kimonea Pitt Called To The Bermuda Bar

Law: Kimonea Pitt Called To The Bermuda Bar

The Supreme Court was filled with colleagues, family and friends as Kimonea Pitt was called to the Bar before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun on Friday. Ms Pitt recently completed a year of pupillage at BeesMont Law, gaining experience in corporate, litigation and private client work, and is now a qualified associate in its corporate department. Ms Pitt... Read more of this article

Governor Announces Two Judicial Appointments

Governor Announces Two Judicial Appointments

Government House announced the appointment of Sir Christopher Clarke to succeed Sir Scott Baker as President of the Court of Appeal, and also announced the appointment of Mr Craig Attridge to the office of Magistrate to take over the vacancy created following the retirement of Mr Archibald Warner. Governor John Rankin said, “I am very pleased... Read more of this article

Stephanie Sanderson Named Leading Lawyer

Stephanie Sanderson Named Leading Lawyer

A partner in a leading Bermuda law firm has been named as a top lawyer in an influential legal publication. Stephanie Sanderson, a Partner at BeesMont Law, has been endorsed as a Leading Lawyer – Highly Regarded in IFLR1000 2019, one of the premier guides to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and leading lawyers. Its rankings... Read more of this article

Conyers Celebrates Ninety Years In Business

Conyers Celebrates Ninety Years In Business

Conyers Dill & Pearman is celebrating 90 years in business today [Nov 1], with the well known law firm having been founded back in in 1928 by Reginald Conyers, Bayard Dill and James Pearman. “Conyers is truly a home-grown success story. It has come a long way from its origins of three attorneys and two secretaries in Bermuda in 1928, growing... Read more of this article

Ashley Fife To Join Carey Olsen Bermuda

Ashley Fife To Join Carey Olsen Bermuda

Carey Olsen Bermuda is adding to its trusts and private wealth practice with the appointment of counsel Ashley Fife. Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, Bermuda and Australia, Mr Fife specialises in advising clients on the creation, management, restructuring and termination of private and commercial trusts, with particular expertise concerning... Read more of this article

Wheatley Appointed Supreme Court Registrar

Wheatley Appointed Supreme Court Registrar

Governor John Rankin announced today [Oct 24] that he has appointed Ms Alexandra Wheatley to be the new Registrar of the Supreme Court. Mr Rankin said: “I am very pleased to announce Ms Alexandra Wheatley’s appointment as Registrar of the Supreme Court under Section 89 of the Constitution, following consultation with the Chief Justice and the recommendation... Read more of this article

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