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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

Snelling & Horseman On Employment Rights

Snelling & Horseman On Employment Rights

[Written by lawyers Juliana Snelling and Richard Horseman] Whilst Mr. Sanderson’s Bernews article no doubt is well-intentioned to provide free legal advice to the public, we take issue with some of the advice contained in his article with which we do not agree and therefore alert the public of our legal views: We take issues with the following statements:Employers... Read more of this article

Ocorian Appoints Louise Charleson As Partner

Ocorian Appoints Louise Charleson As Partner

Ocorian, a global provider of corporate and fiduciary services, fund administration and capital markets, has appointed Louise Charleson as Partner in its Bermuda Legal Services team. Ms. Charleson has extensive legal experience in Bermuda, having most recently been Head of Legal at Bermuda Commercial Bank Limited. Prior to this she held senior roles... Read more of this article

John McSweeney & Larissa Roche Join Appleby

John McSweeney & Larissa Roche Join Appleby

Appleby Bermuda is welcoming John McSweeney and Larissa Roche to its Dispute Resolution and Corporate department. A spokesperson said, “Mr. McSweeney is an associate within the Dispute Resolution department in Bermuda. Prior to joining Appleby, Mr. McSweeney was a litigation associate in another Bermuda law firm where he represented clients in... Read more of this article

MJM Ranked Band 2 By Chambers Global

MJM Ranked Band 2 By Chambers Global

MJM Limited announced that its Dispute Resolution Team and Corporate & Finance Team have both been ranked BAND 2, below only one other competitor in Bermuda, in results released on 13 February 2020 by Chambers & Partners in the Chambers Global 2020 rankings. Dispute Resolution Team Chambers reported that MJM Limited’s Dispute Resolution Team... Read more of this article

T’Deana Spencer & Teressa Macbeth Join MJM

T’Deana Spencer & Teressa Macbeth Join MJM

Law firm MJM Limited said they are pleased to welcome T’Deana Spencer and Teressa Macbeth to the firm’s Dispute Resolution and Corporate & Finance teams, respectively. A spokesperson said, “Bermudian, T’Deana Spencer, completed her pupillage and was called to the Bar in 2019. She has joined MJM’s Dispute Resolution team as an Associate... Read more of this article

Property Specialist Joins Carey Olsen Bermuda

Property Specialist Joins Carey Olsen Bermuda

Carey Olsen Bermuda has appointed Adam Collieson as its lead property lawyer. Mr. Collieson’s core practice is focused on commercial and residential real estate transactions where he has extensive experience advising both international and domestic clients on a wide range of complex property issues. Michael Hanson, managing partner of Carey Olsen... Read more of this article

Video: Ceremonial Opening Of 2020 Legal Year

Video: Ceremonial Opening Of 2020 Legal Year

A special Court sitting was held today [Feb 14] to mark the Ceremonial Opening of Bermuda’s 2020 Legal Year, and you can watch the 45-minute video below. Related Stories2 Hour Video: Legal Year Ceremonial Opening Photos: Special Sitting Of The Supreme Court Photos: Ceremonial Opening Of 2017 Legal Year September Is National... Read more of this article

Conyers Receives Top-Tier Recognition

Conyers Receives Top-Tier Recognition

Chambers Global legal directory has recognized Conyers as Band 1 for Bermuda Corporate & Finance, Insurance and Dispute Resolution, and International Private Client: Offshore Firms. A spokesperson said, “The Chambers Global legal directory has been released for 2020. Conyers has been recognized as Band 1 for Bermuda Corporate & Finance,... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Bermuda Partners Recognized

Carey Olsen Bermuda Partners Recognized

All four partners at Carey Olsen Bermuda have been ranked in the 2020 edition of Chambers Global, a leading reference and ranking guide for law firms and lawyers based purely on client feedback. “As a firm, Carey Olsen Bermuda is newly ranked in both the corporate and finance, and insurance categories, adding to its pre-existing recognition in... Read more of this article

Appleby Top Ranked By Chambers Global 2020

Appleby Top Ranked By Chambers Global 2020

Appleby’s Bermuda office has the most lawyers ranked in both the Insurance and the Dispute Resolution categories by Chambers Global 2020 on the island, the law firm announced. A spokesperson said, “Appleby has two additional lawyers ranked this year, both women, partner Tammy Richardson-Augustus and counsel Hannah Tildesley. Appleby’s Insurance... Read more of this article

Legal Fraternity Walk Fundraiser Raises $8,050

Legal Fraternity Walk Fundraiser Raises $8,050

The Bar Council was able to raise $8,050 during their Legal Fraternity Charity Walk, which was held on November 19, 2019. The money raised will be split and presented to The Coalition for the Protection of Children’s Breakfast for Every Child Programme and The Reading Clinic. Lovette Tannock [event organizer], Keith Robinson [Carey Olsen], Juliet... Read more of this article

Appleby Named “Law Firm Of The Year”

Appleby Named “Law Firm Of The Year”

Law firm Appleby was named as ‘Law Firm of the Year – Litigation’ at the Citywealth IFC Awards in London this week. The Citywealth IFC awards aim to highlight the excellence of advisers and managers in the private wealth sector in major international financial centres. Entrants are judged by an international panel of highly respected practitioners... Read more of this article