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Christian R. Luthi

Director and Chairman


Legal 500 Caribbean 2021 Global Restructuring Review 100 2019Chambers Global 2021

Christian Luthi is a Director and Chairman of Conyers Dill & Pearman. He joined the firm’s Bermuda office in 1994, in the Litigation & Restructuring Department.

Christian has extensive experience in dispute resolution involving litigation in the Bermuda courts and arbitration. His practice encompasses a wide range of areas including company law, particularly share valuation and appraisal matters, shareholder disputes, insolvency and restructuring matters, insurance, and other commercial matters. He also has significant experience in international family law, trust disputes and complex regulatory and compliance matters.

Christian is a regular speaker at international conferences and also established the Offshore Case Digest, which offers readers high-level summaries of major cases decided in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. Conyers is the only offshore law firm offering coverage of cases in these jurisdictions; our public database holds over 300 case summaries.

Christian is recognised in Chambers Global and The Legal 500.

Experience Highlights

Insolvency and Restructuring:

  • In re Opus Offshore Limited [SC Comm (Bda)] [2017] SC (Bda) 14 Com
  • In re Up Energy Development Group Ltd [SC Comm (Bda)] [2016] SC (Bda) 83 Com and [2016] SC (Bda) 89 Com [2016] Bda LR 101
  • Re Dominion Petroleum Ltd [2012] Bda LR 8
  • Pulido v UST Holdings Ltd & Ors [SC Comm (Bda)] 2015 [2015] SC (Bda) 67 Com

Merger Valuation and Appraisal Cases:

Trusts and Family Wealth:

  • S v S [SC Div (Bda)] [2015] SC (Bda) 43 Div
  • Trustee 1 & Ors v Attorney General & Ors [SC Comm (Bda)] [2014] Bda LR 19


  • Oxford University (Oriel College), Jurisprudence MA (Hons), 1988 – 1991
  • Trinity College, Hartford CT, USA, BA Philosophy, 1984 – 1988

Bar Admissions

  • Bermuda, 1993
  • England & Wales, 1993 (not currently practising)
  • Accredited Mediator, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2008

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2021 edition (and since 2011) of Legal 500 Caribbean (dispute resolution)
  • Recognised in the 2021 edition (and since 2012) of Chambers Global (dispute resolution)
  • Recognised in the 2020 edition (and 2019) of Global Restructuring Review 100


  • Bermuda Bar Council 2007-2011
  • Chairman, Bermuda Media Council
  • Chairman, Bar Committee on Continuing Legal Education
  • Banks and Deposit Companies Appeals Tribunal
  • Honorary Secretary, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Bermuda Branch
  • Chairman, Mental Health Review Tribunal Deputy
  • Member, Law Reform Sub Committee on Matrimonial Law
  • Member, Middle Temple
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member, London Court of International Arbitration
  • Member, ARIAS US

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28 Jun 2022
Bermuda Private Client Exchange 2022

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