Appleby Hires Kit Cunningham & John Small

April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Appleby Bermuda has welcomed Kit Cunningham and John Small to its Corporate department.

Mr. Cunningham is an associate in Appleby’s Bermuda office practicing in all areas of corporate and commercial law, including finance, insurance, public and private M&A, digital asset business and technology, intellectual property, and aviation.

He was called to the Bermuda Bar in November 2016 and is a member of the Bermuda Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee, and has acted on a pro bono basis for various Charities in Bermuda. Prior to joining Appleby, Mr. Cunningham practiced at a law firm in Bermuda.

Kit Cunningham and John Small

Kit Cunningham and John Small Bermuda April 2020

Mr. Cunningham completed the Legal Practice Course at BPP University Law School London, and his Bachelor of Laws LLB [Hons] at the University of Buckingham. Prior to completing his legal qualifications, he acquired a BA degree from Dalhousie University in International Development & Economics.

Mr. Cunningham said, “I am excited for this opportunity to join Appleby and look forward to working with such a reputable firm and corporate team.”

Mr. Small is an associate in Appleby’s Bermuda office practicing in all areas of corporate, commercial and regulatory insurance law.

Mr. Small was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2016 and in the Republic of Ireland in 2017. Prior to joining Appleby, Mr. Small practiced at M&G Prudential [later M&G PLC] where his focus was on treaty reinsurance, inter-European portfolio transfers and bulk with-profits annuity schemes. Mr. Small also has experience of litigation in Courts of England.

Mr. Small completed the Graduate Diploma in Law at City University London and the Legal Practice Course at BPP University Law School London. In addition to his legal qualifications, he holds a BSc and two MSc degrees from the University of the West Indies, the University of Edinburgh and University College London respectively. He is also a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and a regular panel judge of the National Technology Awards.

Mr. Small said, “Appleby is renowned for its prominent role in high profile transactions. I’m excited to be joining a team which is regarded both for its expertise and for its pursuit of excellence.”

Tim Faries, Bermuda Managing Partner commented, “We are delighted to welcome our new associates, Kit and John, to Appleby. Both have impressive track records and bring a range of expertise and knowledge that will benefit both the firm and our valued clients.”

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