Conyers Receives Top-Tier Recognition

February 14, 2020

Chambers Global legal directory has recognized Conyers as Band 1 for Bermuda Corporate & Finance, Insurance and Dispute Resolution, and International Private Client: Offshore Firms.

A spokesperson said, “The Chambers Global legal directory has been released for 2020. Conyers has been recognized as Band 1 for Bermuda Corporate & Finance, Insurance and Dispute Resolution, and International Private Client: Offshore Firms.

“We are proud once again to receive high acclaim for the level of expertise and quality of service we provide to our clients worldwide,” said Christian Luthi, Director and Chairman. “Our rankings confirm our position as a leading international law firm and the exceptional talent of our team.”

“Conyers continues to have the highest number of ranked lawyers in Bermuda across the Corporate & Finance, Insurance, Dispute Resolution and International Private Client categories.

“The firm’s Corporate and Finance practice remains the only one with Band 1 ranking in Bermuda. It is described by Chambers as a ‘prestigious market-leading group, active on many of the region’s most high-profile transactions’. The team is ‘notable for the breadth of its corporate practice, advising clients on investment funds, M&A and banking mandates’. Clients commended the firm as ‘extremely knowledgeable and responsive’ and said ‘they provided a high level of service’. Ranked lawyers include Graham Collis [Eminent Practitioner], David Cooke and Marcello Ausenda [both Band 1], Jason Piney and London-based Sheba Raza.

“Conyers’ Insurance practice is ranked Band 1, as is practice head Charles Collis. Christopher Garrod is also ranked. The insurance team is described as a ‘top-drawer group with comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of insurance, reinsurance and related transactional matters’.

“In the Dispute Resolution category, Conyers maintained its Band 1 position and is described as a ‘market-leading litigation group that maintains an excellent reputation for trust disputes’. Peers noted: ‘Conyers continues to be one of the strongest firms in terms of expertise.’ Ranked lawyers include Ben Adamson [Band 1], Christian Luthi and Jeffrey Elkinson.

“In the Global-wide International Private Client Offshore Firms category, Conyers is described as ‘a great firm’ with a ‘highly regarded and long-established international private client and trust practice’. Ranked lawyers include Alec Anderson [Band 1], Craig MacIntyre and Peter Pearman.

“Chambers & Partners has been ranking lawyers for twenty years. The publication has 170 full-time staff who review countless submissions and conduct in-depth phone interviews with lawyers and clients around the world.”

Summary of Conyers’ Ranked Bermuda lawyers 2020:

  • Ben Adamson [Band 1 Dispute Resolution]
  • Alec Anderson [Band 1 International Private Client]
  • Marcello Ausenda [Band 1 Corporate & Finance]
  • Charles Collis [Band 1 Insurance]
  • Graham Collis [Eminent Practitioner, Corporate & Finance]
  • David Cooke [Band 1 Corporate & Finance]
  • Jeffrey Elkinson [Dispute Resolution]
  • Christopher Garrod [Insurance]
  • Christian Luthi [Dispute Resolution]
  • Craig MacIntyre [International Private Client]
  • Peter Pearman [International Private Client]
  • Jason Piney [Corporate & Finance]
  • Sheba Raza [London based expert for Bermuda]

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