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Aleisha Hollis Called To The Bermuda Bar

Aleisha Hollis Called To The Bermuda Bar

Aleisha Hollis has been called to the Bermuda Bar, with the ceremony taking place on Friday October 16th before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun. Ms. Hollis is an Associate in the Corporate Practice at Conyers. She started her pupillage with Conyers in September 2019, having worked at the firm as a legal intern in 2017 and 2018 in the Corporate and Private... Read more of this article

Conyers Launches Student ‘Gap Year’ Internship

Conyers Launches Student ‘Gap Year’ Internship

Conyers announced the launch of the Student ‘Gap Year’ Internship, a 6-8 month paid programme to support students who have put their studies on hold as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “The Student Gap Year Internship is a 6-8 month paid programme to support high-potential, recent graduates from our local senior schools,... Read more of this article

Conyers Donates $15K To GSP School Campaign

Conyers Donates $15K To GSP School Campaign

Conyers has donated $15,000 in support of the Each One Reach One Back to School Campaign run by the Gina Spence Productions charity. The campaign aims to assist families in need to purchase school uniforms in preparation for the school year. More than a dozen Conyers employees have also volunteered to help distribute the gift cards used to buy uniforms... Read more of this article

Conyers Advises Sirius In Third Point Deal

Conyers Advises Sirius In Third Point Deal

Conyers advised Sirius International Insurance Group as part of its definitive agreement to combine with ThirdPoint Reinsurance Ltd. A spokesperson said, “Conyers has advised Sirius International Insurance Group [SG] as part of its definitive agreement to combine in a cash and stock transaction with ThirdPoint Reinsurance Ltd. [TPRE]. “Expected... Read more of this article

Conyers Announces 2020 Legal Award Recipients

Conyers Announces 2020 Legal Award Recipients

Conyers has selected eight students as recipients of Legal Awards in 2020, with the company noting that “including renewed funding for some past recipients, the firm is awarding over $200,000 in 2020 to support Bermudian students with their legal education.”“The three top applicants — Kristin Dill, Anthony Howell and Dé-Aun Lodge... Read more of this article

Conyers Receives High Recognition

Conyers Receives High Recognition

Conyers’ Bermuda Private Client & Trust practice has been recognized in Chambers & Partners’ High Net Worth Guide 2020 with a Band 1 ranking. A spokesperson said, “Conyers continues to be the only firm ranked Band 1 in Bermuda for Offshore Trusts and is described as ‘the dominant firm’ on the island. One market insider notes: ‘You... Read more of this article

Conyers Advises Digicel On Debt Restructuring

Conyers Advises Digicel On Debt Restructuring

Conyers advised Digicel on Bermuda aspects of the tender offers as well as being main counsel for the scheme of arrangements under section 99 of the Companies Act 1981 of Bermuda A spokesperson said, “Digicel, a leading communications and entertainment provider in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific, announced that it has substantially... Read more of this article

Column: Commercial Rental Leases & Covid-19

Column: Commercial Rental Leases & Covid-19

[Written by Francesca Fox and Oliver Goodwin. Conyers] Covid-19 has clearly had a huge impact on both landlords and tenants of commercial premises. In this article we aim to deal with queries that both landlords and tenants may have in respect of their obligations and liabilities under their leases and related insurance claims. This is intended as general... Read more of this article

Land Title Registration: Your Questions Answered

Land Title Registration: Your Questions Answered

[Written by Francesca Fox] A public register of land ownership in Bermuda was created for the first time by The Land Title Registration Act, 2011, which came into full effect in August 2018. Land Title Registration is intended to provide certainty of ownership backed by a Government guarantee, simplify proof and transmission of ownership, and, over... Read more of this article

Conyers Represents Carnival In $6B Financing

Conyers Represents Carnival In $6B Financing

Conyers provided Bermuda law advice to Carnival Corporation in connection with its private offering of US$6 billion in two tranches of notes. A spokesperson said, “Conyers provided Bermuda law advice to Carnival Corporation in connection with its private offering of US$6 billion in two tranches of notes. The transaction involved numerous jurisdictions... Read more of this article

Conyers Donates $100,000 To Local Charities

Conyers Donates $100,000 To Local Charities

Conyers is pledging $100,000 to Bermuda charities to help the local community during the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “In recognition of the challenges faced by the local community due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are significantly increasing the annual support we give to the community by pledging $100,000 to Bermuda charities. “This... Read more of this article

Fox, Macdonald, Panchaud & Millett Promoted

Fox, Macdonald, Panchaud & Millett Promoted

Conyers announced the promotion of Francesca Fox, Alexandra Macdonald and Jennifer Panchaud to Director, and Cynthia Millett to Counsel in the Bermuda office. “We congratulate these four talented Bermudian lawyers on their well-deserved promotions, which reflect the faith that both clients and the firm have in them,” said Christian Luthi, Chairman. “Francesca,... Read more of this article

Conyers Activates Business Continuity Strategy

Conyers Activates Business Continuity Strategy

In the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Conyers has activated its business continuity planning strategies, “which ensures that they can continue providing services to their clients while also preventing the spread of the Coronavirus virus.” A spokesperson said, “Conyers has been carefully monitoring the coronavirus [Covid-19]... Read more of this article