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Conyers To Hold Open House On Aug 7th

Conyers To Hold Open House On Aug 7th

Conyers is inviting anyone interested in a career in law to an Open House to network with lawyers and learn more about the firm and the legal profession in Bermuda. The event will take place on Wednesday, 7 August from 5:00pm to 7:30pm at Conyers’ Richmond House office on Par-la-Ville Road. Attendees are asked to RSVP by 31 July to careers@conyers.com. “Our... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Bermuda Promotes Gavin Woods

Carey Olsen Bermuda Promotes Gavin Woods

Carey Olsen Bermuda has promoted Gavin Woods of its corporate practice to the role of partner. “Gavin, who joined the corporate team at Carey Olsen Bermuda at the beginning of this year, has nearly 10 years’ experience in the Bermuda market, prior to which he practised in London and New York,” the firm said. “He specialises in... Read more of this article

Cheri Minors On Citywealth Future Leaders List

Cheri Minors On Citywealth Future Leaders List

Carey Olsen Bermuda senior associate Cheri Minors has been recognised in the 2019 Citywealth Future Leaders Top 100. A spokesperson said, “The list, which was decided upon by a senior panel of industry leaders and the Citywealth editorial team, acts as a directory of the leading legal advisers and financial services practitioners under the age... Read more of this article

Appleby Commended In Law Firm Awards

Appleby Commended In Law Firm Awards

Appleby was recognised with a Highly Commended status in the Offshore Law Firm of the Year category at this year’s The Lawyer Awards, in relation to their expertise, legal innovation and market-leading strategy. The annual awards which were held on the 25th June 2019, reward best practice and celebrate excellence across the entire industry. The shortlist... Read more of this article

Michelle Falcucci Joins Carey Olsen Bermuda

Michelle Falcucci Joins Carey Olsen Bermuda

Carey Olsen Bermuda has appointed Michelle Falcucci in its corporate team. Ms Falcucci, who joins the firm after more than five years as a member of the investment funds and private equity real estate group at Reed Smith in London, specialises in advising clients on a wide range of fund structuring, formation and regulatory matters, particularly in... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Shortlisted For International Award

Carey Olsen Shortlisted For International Award

Carey Olsen is a finalist in the International Legal Team of the Year category at the 2019/20 STEP Private Client Awards, with the company saying it makes it the “only law firm with a Bermuda-affiliated office to gain a nomination in this or any category.” The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners [STEP] awards, which take place on Wednesday... Read more of this article

Sara Schroter Ross: Chartered Director Status

Sara Schroter Ross: Chartered Director Status

Bermudian lawyer Sara Schroter Ross has become the youngest member of the Institute of Directors in Bermuda to achieve Chartered Director status. It makes a hat-trick of being the youngest to achieve professional IoD qualifications – in 2014, Mrs Schroter Ross was the first and youngest woman in the Branch to complete the Certificate in Company... Read more of this article

Transcontinental Trusts Forum From June 6 – 7

Transcontinental Trusts Forum From June 6 – 7

Conyers is a gold sponsor of the Transcontinental Trusts International Forum 2019. The forum, now in its fifth year, will take place from 6-7 June at the Hamilton Princess. “The must attend private client event is a prestigious fixture within the trust industry, attracting a number of expert speakers from around the world to Bermuda. Conyers’... Read more of this article

Appleby Nominated For Law Firm Of The Year

Appleby Nominated For Law Firm Of The Year

Appleby has been shortlisted in the Offshore Law Firm of the Year category in this year’s The Lawyer Awards, recognised for their expertise, legal innovation and market-leading strategy. The annual awards reward best practice and celebrate excellence across the whole industry. The shortlist was decided by over 60 judges from across the industry who... Read more of this article

Sam Stevens & Jay Webster Called To The Bar

Sam Stevens & Jay Webster Called To The Bar

Bermudian lawyers Sam Stevens and Jay Webster have been called to the Bermuda Bar, having both returned to the island earlier this year to join Carey Olsen Bermuda. Both Mr. Stevens and Mr. Webster were called to the Bar before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun in the Bermuda Supreme Court. The firm, which in just 18 months has rapidly grown to 24 staff,... Read more of this article

Appleby Announces 2019 Senior Promotions

Appleby Announces 2019 Senior Promotions

Law firm Appleby has announced twelve senior promotions across its Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Isle of Man and Jersey offices. The Group have also announced the appointment of John Wasty [Bermuda] and Mark Holligon [Isle of Man] as Co-Heads of the Dispute Resolution Global Practice Group. John Wasty has been admitted in six jurisdictions and specialises... Read more of this article

Conyers Promotes Alexander, Atherden, Bernard

Conyers Promotes Alexander, Atherden, Bernard

Conyers announced the promotion of Robert Alexander, Angela Atherden and Stephanie Bernard to Counsel. Christian Luthi, Chairman, said: “I congratulate Robert, Angela and Stephanie on their well-deserved promotions. They are talented lawyers who provide a first-class level of service to our clients and are well-respected by colleagues within Conyers.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Bar Council Officers & Members

Bermuda Bar Council Officers & Members

At the Annual General Meeting of the Association held today [April 24] provided for by section 5[1] of the Bermuda Bar Act 1974, the membership elected a Bar Council and Officers of the Association for the ensuing year as follows: Officers:President Elizabeth Christopher Vice President Cindy E. Clarke Honorary Secretary George N.H. JonesMembers:Kehinde... Read more of this article