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Litigation & Restructuring

Conyers’ global Litigation & Restructuring practice has one of the most highly-regarded teams in the offshore world, with extensive experience advising on a broad range of corporate, commercial and private client matters, including highly complex cross-border legal disputes and restructurings. We offer seamless service across our network of offices for international matters.

Our aim is to help clients avoid litigation wherever possible and we are skilled in resolving disputes through arbitration or alternative dispute resolution procedures. However, where litigation is unavoidable we are adept at focusing on commercial objectives and providing pragmatic advice on the legal, commercial and reputational risks.

Our expertise includes commercial litigation, insolvency, trust disputes, corporate and shareholder disputes, restructuring, asset tracing, regulatory matters and matters concerning employment law, public law and intellectual property. In particular, the firm has specialist knowledge and expertise in the insurance and reinsurance, banking, funds, energy, shipping and aviation sectors.

Our Bermuda Litigation & Restructuring practice has a distinguished track record of advising on high profile disputes. We have acted for parties in some of the most significant international commercial disputes coming before the Bermuda Courts and arbitral tribunals and some of the most complex international and local restructurings, liquidations and receiverships in Bermuda.

The BVI Litigation & Restructuring practice is frequently involved in leading international litigation work in the BVI, and has acted on many of the reported cases before both the Commercial Court and the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal. These have included acting in the largest of asset tracing litigation from and by CIS states, through to the largest and most complicated receiverships involving PRC work seen in the BVI.

Our Cayman Islands Litigation & Restructuring practice has acted in many of the region’s leading cases and some of the largest insolvencies seen in the Cayman Islands. Our clients turn to us for timely, strategic advice on matters including commercial litigation, shareholder disputes and fair value appraisals, and emergency interim relief, as well as insolvency and restructuring matters involving schemes of arrangement, liquidation and asset tracing.

The Litigation & Restructuring practice also includes the Asia Disputes & Restructuring Group(ADRG).The ADRG features a partner-led team in each of our jurisdictional offices, including Hong Kong and Singapore, advising on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. This ensures clients have access to fully coordinated litigation advice and services across jurisdictions and time zones – a unique offering in the offshore world.

Ben Adamson
Director

Bermuda   +1 441 298 7824


Erik Bodden
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7754


Matthew Brown
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1121


Tameka Davis
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1120



Richard G. Evans
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1115


Mark J. Forte
Partner, Head of BVI Litigation & Restructuring and Office

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1113


Norman Hau
Partner

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9548
Mobile  +852 6469 3363


Ben Hobden
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7366


Alecia Johns
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1117


Allana-J Joseph
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1125


Anna Lin
Counsel

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9591
Mobile  +852 6469 3381


Jonathon Milne
Partner

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7797
Mobile  +1 345 925 2952


Róisín Liddy-Murphy
Attorney

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7371


Robert Lindley
Partner, Head of Cayman & BVI Private Client & Trust

British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7360


Christian R. Luthi
Director and Chairman

Bermuda   +1 441 298 7814


Man Liu
Paralegal

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9581


Jordan McErlean
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 945 3901


Sarah McLennan
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7882






Jevgenija (Jane) Fedotova
Associate

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1140


Alex Potts QC
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Litigation & Restructuring

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7394


Jerry D. Samuel
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1116


Paul Smith
Partner and Commercial Litigation Advocate

Bermuda   +1 345 925 1881


Emily So
Associate

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9519
Mobile  +852 6469 3384


Sean-Anna Thompson
Attorney

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7752


Spencer Vickers
Associate

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7757


Rhys Williams
Associate

Bermuda   +1 441 298 7832


Kyle Wu
Paralegal

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9408