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Walkers Limited Celebrates 5 Years In Bermuda

Walkers Limited Celebrates 5 Years In Bermuda

Walkers Limited is celebrating the the five year anniversary of its Bermudian operations, noting they currently have seven partners and 12 associates in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Walkers [Bermuda] Limited [Walkers] is pleased to celebrate the five year anniversary of its Bermudian operations in Hamilton, Bermuda. Having opened its doors... Read more of this article

Monica Kelly Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Monica Kelly Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Monica Kelly has been called to the Bermuda Bar, and said she is grateful for the support she had over the years and “hopeful that I will be able to contribute significantly to the legal profession in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “Appleby is delighted to announce that Monica Kelly [née Spencer] has been called to the Bermuda Bar. The... Read more of this article

Attorney-General: Legal Aid Cost Savings

Attorney-General: Legal Aid Cost Savings

A new model at the Legal Aid Office involves many legal services being delivered by in-house staff which “costs less than awarding assistance via billable hours from Counsel in private practice,” which has resulted a cost savings; dropping from $2.66 million in the 2012/13 financial year to $1.11 million in 2019/20. This was from Attorney-General... Read more of this article

Ashley Bento Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Ashley Bento Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Ashley Bento has been called to the Bermuda Bar, with a ceremony taking place on Friday [Dec 4]. A spokesperson said, “Appleby is delighted to announce that Ashley Bento has been called to the Bermuda Bar. The ceremony took place on Friday, December 4 before Puisne Judge Nicole Stoneham. “Ashley graduated from the Berkeley Institute in 2013 and... Read more of this article

Cindy Clarke Officially Sworn In As New Director

Cindy Clarke Officially Sworn In As New Director

The Governor officially appointed Cindy Clarke as Bermuda’s Director of Public Prosecutions at a swearing in ceremony at Government House today [Dec 4]. Government House posted the image below online and said, “This morning the Governor was pleased to appoint Ms Cindy Clarke as Bermuda’s Director of Public Prosecutions at a swearing in ceremony... Read more of this article

Larry Mussenden Sworn In As Puisne Judge

Larry Mussenden Sworn In As Puisne Judge

This afternoon [Dec 3] the Governor officially appointed Larry Mussenden as a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court during a swearing in ceremony at Government House.Government House posted the image above online, and said, “This afternoon the Governor was pleased to appoint Mr Larry Mussenden as a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court during a swearing... Read more of this article

Amber Farrington Called To The Bermuda Bar

Amber Farrington Called To The Bermuda Bar

Amber Farrington has been called to the Bermuda Bar, with a ceremony taking place on Friday. A spokesperson said, “Amber’s academic journey first began at the Bermuda High School for Girls where she was named runner-up Valedictorian in 2012. Next, she received advanced placement into the Bachelor of Arts programme at McGill University and graduated... Read more of this article

Cindy Clarke: Director Of Public Prosecutions

Cindy Clarke: Director Of Public Prosecutions

[Updated] Governor John Rankin announced that Cindy Clarke will be appointed as Bermuda’s Director of Public Prosecutions with effect from Friday, December 4th, 2020. The Governor said, “I am pleased to appoint Cindy Clarke as Bermuda’s next Director of Public Prosecutions. She will bring to the position a wealth of experience, including as Crown... Read more of this article

Solo Appoints Fiona Bada & Janine Ratteray

Solo Appoints Fiona Bada & Janine Ratteray

Solo Legal Ltd today announced the appointments of Fiona Bada and Janine Ratteray to its legal team as counsel.“Fiona joins the firm having previously worked in a number of offshore jurisdictions. She started her legal career in the British Virgin Islands and also worked in the Cayman Islands before joining the corporate department of a law... Read more of this article

Walkers Bermuda Welcome Malacia Madden

Walkers Bermuda Welcome Malacia Madden

Walkers Bermuda said they are pleased to welcome newly admitted associate Malacia Madden to its Corporate, Finance, Funds & Insurance practice group following the successful completion of her articles with the firm. Friends, family, colleagues and well-wishers attended the court ceremony in Hamilton on 13 November to watch Ms Madden be called to... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen To Move Offices In January 2021

Carey Olsen To Move Offices In January 2021

In celebration of its third anniversary, Carey Olsen Bermuda — which now employs more than 35 staff — announced its plans to move to a new office at the Rosebank Centre in January next year. A spokesperson said, “Carey Olsen Bermuda is delighted to be marking its third anniversary by announcing plans to move into new, larger premises... Read more of this article

Legal 500 Recognises 23 Appleby Lawyers

Legal 500 Recognises 23 Appleby Lawyers

Appleby has received top rankings in the 2021 Legal 500 Caribbean Guide, with 23 lawyers recognised, 17 specifically ranked in the ‘Leading Individuals’, ‘Next Generation Partners’, and ‘Rising Stars’ combined categories. A spokesperson said, “Leading offshore law firm Appleby has received top rankings in the 2021 Legal 500 Caribbean... Read more of this article

Legal 500 Recognition For Conyers Lawyers

Legal 500 Recognition For Conyers Lawyers

Conyers has received top-tier rankings from the Legal 500, with the firm maintaining several rankings in Corporate & Commercial and Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution, Insurance/Reinsurance, and Trusts/Private Client. A spokesperson said, “Conyers has once again been recommended as top-tier in Bermuda, the British Virgin... Read more of this article