December 2023 | Articles
Can the Family Business be Divided in Divorce Proceedings?
For clients seeking a firm with a proven track record combined with strategic thinking, Conyers’ Bermuda office offers the best of both worlds: longevity and ingenuity.
Our client base includes leading onshore firms and financial institutions, as well as several of the world’s FTSE and Fortune 100 companies throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and MENA. Many have been with us for decades, because they value our advice and trust us to deliver the responsive, dependable and high-quality service that they need at every stage of the business life-cycle.
Complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions require professional advisers who can offer coordinated and timely service around the globe. Our Bermuda practice is supported by our offices in London, Hong Kong and Singapore, ensuring that you receive a high-level of efficient and seamless service wherever you are located.
We value long-term partnerships with our clients and hope that you will turn to us whenever you need legal advice. If you are looking to establish or grow your business, our Corporate department can assist. If you want to restructure a trust to extend its duration or improve tax efficiencies, our Private Clients attorneys can help. And in case of disputes, our Dispute Resolution department is the acknowledged leader on the island. To meet your long-term needs, Conyers Client Services can provide you with a range of corporate administration, secretarial, trust and company management services.
Conyers has long been the leading corporate practice in Bermuda. Our seasoned team of lawyers advise on insurance/reinsurance, capital markets, M&A, securitization, shipping and aircraft financing, investment funds and corporate restructuring transactions.
Bermuda is among the largest insurance and reinsurance domiciles globally. For over 60 years, our insurance lawyers have acted for the majority of Bermuda’s insurance and reinsurance companies. Today, we advise two-thirds of the world’s largest commercial insurers on matters including alternative risk transfer, catastrophe bonds and insurance-linked securities, as well as transformation transactions using special purpose vehicles.
Our professionals advise more than half of the Bermuda companies listed on the NYSE and Nasdaq. With particular strength in IPOs and securitization matters, we lead the way on some of the region’s most highlighted transactions.
Since its establishment in 1931, Bermuda’s Register of Aircraft has been used by multi-national companies and high net worth individuals from around the world. Our aviation team has worked on the industry’s largest securitisations, debt financings and private placements. The Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority is a highly regarded part of the offshore shipping industry. Conyers has built a leading practice in ship finance and shipping capital markets, advising ship owners and lenders on financing, IPOs and bond issuances in the region, having developed opportunities in Norway and other markets.
Conyers’ Bermuda office has a prominent litigation and restructuring practice with an excellent reputation in the fields of arbitration and contentious trust litigation. Our litigators have appeared in many leading decisions before the courts as well as on behalf of clients in global, multi-billion dollar disputes.
With renowned private client and trust lawyers, we specialise in both contentious and non-contentious work. Focusing on the creation and reorganisation of trusts and corporate structures, we work to preserve client capital and to establish succession planning of ownership structures for family businesses.
Conyers Client Services provides corporate administration, trust and specialised company management services to our Bermuda clients.
It is with deep sadness that we announce the tragic, untimely death of our colleague and friend, Niel Jones. Niel was a very talented lawyer and a model colleague. He was a valued partner in the firm and a dedicated mentor to trainees and associates. His absence will be felt strongly throughout the firm and […]Learn more
Stay current with our latest legal insights and subscribe today