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Bermuda Bar Association Elect Officers

Bermuda Bar Association Elect Officers

The members of the Bermuda Bar Association elected a Bar Council and Officers during their Annual General Meeting today [April 20]. A spokesperson said, “At the Annual General Meeting of the Association held on Wednesday 20 April 2022 provided for by section 5[1] of the Bermuda Bar Act 1974, the membership elected a Bar Council and Officers of... Read more of this article

Justin Lafferty Joins Appleby Bermuda

Justin Lafferty Joins Appleby Bermuda

Appleby Bermuda has welcomed Justin Lafferty to its “growing and specialised Dispute Resolution team.” A spokesperson said, “Before joining Appleby in Bermuda, Justin practiced at a leading national firm in Canada where he gained experience in a range of complex commercial disputes and worked on several high-profile cases. “His experience... Read more of this article

Duncan Card Joins Appleby As Partner

Duncan Card Joins Appleby As Partner

Appleby announced that Bermudian Duncan Card has joined the firm’s Bermuda office as Partner. A spokesperson said, “Appleby is delighted to announce Bermudian Duncan Card, a leading commercial lawyer that was based in Canada, joined the firm’s Bermuda office as Partner, effective 1 April 2022. “Duncan joins Appleby from an internationally-recognised... Read more of this article

Juan Wolffe Appointed As Puisne Judge

Juan Wolffe Appointed As Puisne Judge

Governor Rena Lalgie announced the appointment of Mr Juan Wolffe as a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “This appointment follows an open and competitive recruitment process and a recommendation received from the Judicial and Legal Services Committee.” The Governor said, “I am very pleased to appoint Mr Wolffe... Read more of this article

Safia Gardener Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

Safia Gardener Is Called To The Bermuda Bar

MJM Limited announced that Safia Gardener was called to the Bermuda Bar before Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Bermuda Larry Mussenden. Ms. Gardener said, “It is a privilege to be one of the newest members of the Bermuda Bar. This pupillage has been a challenging but equally enlightening experience, I am extremely thankful to mentors Fozeia Rana-Fahy,... Read more of this article

MJM Welcomes Mark Adams As Senior Associate

MJM Welcomes Mark Adams As Senior Associate

The MJM law firm has welcomed Mark Adams to the firm’s Corporate & Finance Team as a Senior Associate. A spokesperson said, “Mark qualified in England and Wales in 2002 and has extensive international experience which includes corporate finance, M&A, advisory, restructuring, venture capital, asset finance, project finance, tax leasing,... Read more of this article

Charissa Ball Returns Home To Join Carey Olsen

Charissa Ball Returns Home To Join Carey Olsen

Charissa Ball has returned from Hong Kong to join Carey Olsen Bermuda, with Ms Ball saying she is “delighted to be returning home to Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “Charissa, who has spent the past eight years practising in Hong Kong, was called to the Bermuda Bar in 2013. She specialises in all aspects of corporate and commercial law,... Read more of this article

Appleby Hires James Batten & Melinda Mayne

Appleby Hires James Batten & Melinda Mayne

Appleby is welcoming James Batten and Melinda Mayne to its growing Bermuda office. A spokesperson said, “Appleby is delighted to welcome two new associates, James Batten and Melinda Mayne, to its growing Bermuda office. “James is an associate in Appleby’s Dispute Resolution department. He is an experienced advocate and litigator. Before moving... Read more of this article

Walkers Law Firm Earn Two Tier 1 Rankings

Walkers Law Firm Earn Two Tier 1 Rankings

Walkers said they are “delighted to have been the only offshore law firm awarded with two Tier 1 rankings for their Regulatory and Risk Advisory practices in the Legal 500 Caribbean guide 2022 for both Bermuda and the Cayman Islands.” A spokesperson said “The practice continues to grow, with a number of new hires starting in the New Year. A... Read more of this article

Stephanie Bernard Joins Carey Olsen As Counsel

Stephanie Bernard Joins Carey Olsen As Counsel

Trusts and private wealth lawyer Stephanie Bernard has joined Carey Olsen Bermuda Limited as counsel. A spokesperson said, “Stephanie has extensive and in-depth experience advising individuals, fiduciaries and companies on all aspects of Bermuda trust law, including international and local estate planning arrangements, wealth management structures,... Read more of this article

Appleby Hires Katie Blundy & Carl Meyer

Appleby Hires Katie Blundy & Carl Meyer

Appleby has welcomed Katie Blundy and Carl Meyer to its Bermuda office. A spokesperson said, “Katie Blundy is an Associate in the Corporate department. She practices in all areas of corporate and commercial law, including capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, private placements and corporate finance. Prior to joining Appleby,... Read more of this article

Walkers Bermuda Maintains Tier 2 Ranking

Walkers Bermuda Maintains Tier 2 Ranking

Walkers’ Corporate, Finance, Funds & Insurance practice group in Bermuda “has maintained its stance as a leader in the jurisdiction with the announcement of its Tier 2 ranking in the recently released IFLR 1000 legal directory.” A spokesperson said, “Four lawyers in the firm’s Bermuda office were also acknowledged for their... Read more of this article

Terry-Lynn Griffiths Called To The Bar

Terry-Lynn Griffiths Called To The Bar

Terry-Lynn Griffiths was called to the Bar at a ceremony held at the Supreme Court before Puisne Judge Larry Mussenden. Brian Myrie, Crown Counsel for the Attorney General’s Chambers moved the application and informed the Court that Ms. Griffiths is a former student of the Berkeley Institute. She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Organizational... Read more of this article