Founded in 1928, Conyers was the first offshore law firm in Bermuda. Today, we remain at the forefront of in the jurisdiction, offering unrivaled expertise in corporate, banking, finance, insurance, investment funds, aviation, shipping, private client & trust and litigation.

For clients seeking a firm with a proven track record combined with strategic thinking, Conyers’ Bermuda office offers the best of both world’s: 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.

Local expertise, global team

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.

Help for all stages of the business life-cycle

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 Litigation 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.

Corporate

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.

  • Insurance/Reinsurance

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.

  • Capital Markets

    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.

  • Shipping & Aviation

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.

Litigation & Restructuring

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.

Private Client & Trust

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

Conyers Client Services provides corporate administration, trust and specialised company management services to our Bermuda clients.

Contacts

Charles G.R. Collis

Director, Head of Bermuda Corporate Practice

Bermuda

Craig W. MacIntyre

Director, Co-Head of Bermuda Private Client and Trust

Bermuda

Helen E. Cooper

Director, Co-Head of Bermuda Private Client and Trust

Bermuda

Chris Garrod

Director, Insurance and Technology

Bermuda

Dawn C. Griffiths

Director, Head of Bermuda Funds Practice

Bermuda

Frances Poulos

Global Head of Knowledge Management - Head PSL (Bermuda)

Bermuda

Tracey Spevack

Head of Corporate Services Bermuda

Bermuda

Laura Hill

Corporate Manager

Bermuda

James Martin

Liquidations Manager

Bermuda

Ide Murphy

Corporate Manager

Bermuda

Naomi Pickard

Trade Marks Manager

Bermuda

Rovonne D. Sampson

Client Relationship Manager

Bermuda

Belinda Wright

Immigration Client Services Manager

Bermuda

Sukoji Hodsoll

Assistant Trust Manager

Bermuda

Jill-Deion Jennings

Assistant Trust Manager

Bermuda

Neisha Tucker

Assistant Trust Manager

Bermuda

All Bermuda Contacts

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