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Chardonnai Hughes Called To The Bar

Chardonnai Hughes Called To The Bar

Chardonnai Hughes hopes to inspire other women to achieve their career aspirations after completing her legal journey and joining the Bermuda Bar. Ms Hughes was Called to the Bar during a ceremony at the Supreme Court earlier this month – her mother Dwaynette Hughes, and twin daughters Emiyah and Emizjae, showing their support remotely from the UK. The... Read more of this article

Tashae Trott Called To Bermuda Bar

Tashae Trott Called To Bermuda Bar

Bermudian Tashae Trott – described as “deeply committed” with a “steady head even in the midst of stressful environments” – has joined the Bermuda Bar. Ms Trott was called to the Bar during a ceremony in front of family and friends at the Supreme Court. She thanked Sophia Greaves, director of the corporate department at Conyers Dill &... Read more of this article

Aqueelah Simmons Joins Chancery Legal

Aqueelah Simmons Joins Chancery Legal

Chancery Legal Ltd. announced that Bermudian attorney, Aqueelah Simmons, has joined the Firm as an Associate in the litigation department. A spokesperson said, “Since transitioning into private practice, Ms. Simmons is beginning to make a name for herself and is described as “a confident litigator, with a keen eye for detail”. Her main practice... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Appoints Three New Lawyers

Carey Olsen Appoints Three New Lawyers

Carey Olsen Bermuda said their “dispute resolution and litigation practice continues to grow with the appointment of senior associate Bradley Houlston, associate Charlotte Donnelly, and the secondment of Bermudian associate Jonathan Marion from the firm’s London office.” A spokesperson said, “Bradley joins from the Bermuda office... Read more of this article

Gary Harris Re-Joins Appleby Bermuda Office

Gary Harris Re-Joins Appleby Bermuda Office

Appleby announced that Gary Harris is re-joining the Bermuda office. A spokesperson said, “Gary was with the law firm for six years before moving in-house to a leading global composite reinsurance company. He joins Appleby from Fortitude Re where he has been Head of Legal and Compliance in Bermuda for close to three years. Gary is joining the... Read more of this article

Maria Sofianos Appointed As Magistrate

Maria Sofianos Appointed As Magistrate

Governor Rena Lalgie announced the appointment of Maria Sofianos as Magistrate with effect from November 1st, 2022. A spokesperson said, “This appointment follows an open and competitive recruitment process and a recommendation received from the Judicial and Legal Services Committee.” Governor Lalgie said, “I am very pleased to announce Ms Sofianos’... Read more of this article

Kiara Wilkinson Called To The Bermuda Bar

Kiara Wilkinson Called To The Bermuda Bar

Appleby announced that Kiara Wilkinson was called to the Bermuda Bar before Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Bermuda Larry Mussenden. A spokesperson said, “Kiara, currently in her second year of Appleby’s legal trainee programme, obtained a Bachelors in Criminology [Hons] from Kingston University. She went on to complete a Graduate Diploma in... Read more of this article

Karim Creary Called To The Bermuda Bar

Karim Creary Called To The Bermuda Bar

Appleby announced that Karim Creary was called to the Bermuda Bar before Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Bermuda Larry Mussenden. A spokesperson said, “Karim is currently in his second year of Appleby’s legal trainee programme. He obtained both a Graduate Diploma of Law and a Legal Practice Course certificate from The University of Law, Bristol. “Karim... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Partners With World Triathlon

Carey Olsen Partners With World Triathlon

Carey Olsen Bermuda will be competing in the Triathlon Union’s 2022 World Triathlon Series Championships in Bermuda to raise funds for Family Centre Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “The leading offshore law firm is also proud to be one of the sponsors and an Official Partner of the event as it returns for the first time since the pandemic. “The... Read more of this article

Theodora Hand Joins Appleby Bermuda

Theodora Hand Joins Appleby Bermuda

Appleby Bermuda has welcomed Theodora Hand as Head of Employment and Immigration within its Dispute Resolution team. A spokesperson said, “Prior to joining Appleby, Theodora practiced at St. Philips Chambers in the UK where she developed a successful and reputable employment practice representing large UK companies in complex matters. She joins Appleby... Read more of this article

Walkers Grows Bermuda Office By 25%

Walkers Grows Bermuda Office By 25%

Walkers law firm said they are “substantially growing” their business in Bermuda, with the law firm noting that it “has increased its headcount in Bermuda by 25% in the last 12 months as it expands to meet growing market demand.” A spokesperson said, “Walkers, the international law firm, is substantially growing its business... Read more of this article

Six Complete Walkers Summer Internship

Six Complete Walkers Summer Internship

Kalshae Matthews, Caitlin Hyland, Jasmin Brown, Sarah Medeiros, Ella Rouja, and McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett all took part in Walkers Bermuda Summer Internship Programme. A spokesperson said, “Walkers is delighted to have hosted six talented Bermudian legal interns for the annual Summer Internship Programme in its Park Place office this August. “Gaining... Read more of this article

Steven White Joins Walkers Law Firm

Steven White Joins Walkers Law Firm

Bermuda commercial litigation, insolvency and trusts disputes lawyer Steven White has joined Walkers as a partner in the Insolvency & Dispute Resolution practice. A spokesperson said, “Leading Bermuda commercial litigation, insolvency and trusts disputes lawyer Steven White has joined Walkers [Bermuda] Limited as a partner in the Insolvency &... Read more of this article