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Craig W. MacIntyre

Director

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Recognition

Legal 500 Caribbean 2019 Chambers Global 2019  

 

 

Craig W. MacIntyre is a Director in the Private Client & Trust department in the Bermuda office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. Craig joined Conyers in 1997.

Craig’s practice is reflective of his clientele – challenging, vibrant and diverse. His business encompasses a broad spectrum of trust, company, estate planning and asset protection opportunities. Craig is a subject matter expert often sought after as a guest speaker and panelist for his straight-forward, practical knowledge while lauded by industry peers and clients for his unwavering loyalty and actions in their best interests. He adeptly draws upon Conyers’ deep bench strength to collaborate within the private client department and across the firm for fast, technical expertise exceeding clients’ expectations with solution oriented answers. He values clients’ time just as much as he values his – and is thus well suited to efficient and effective minded clients.

Recent Experience

  • Advising a high profile family on establishing multiple US foreign grantor trusts for next generation succession planning, and the establishment of a substantial family philanthropic entity
  • Advising trustees of certain substantial, old family trusts on restructuring arrangements, including an application to the Bermuda Supreme Court under Section 47 of Bermuda's Trustee Act 1975, to minimize or avoid the adverse effects of new French tax laws
  • Continued advice to a European family on the establishment of various entities to own UK real estate, liaising with US advisors on new rules regarding investment advice and family offices, and ongoing advice to directors of the family private trust company

Professional Background

  • Solicitor, Simmons & Simmons, London 1994 – 1997

Education

  • Kings College London
  • United World College of the Atlantic

Bar Admissions

  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 1996 (not currently practising)
  • Bermuda, Attorney-at-Law, 1996

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2020 edition (and since 2011) of Legal 500 Caribbean (trusts/private client)
  • Recognised in the 2019 edition (and since 2015) of Chambers Global (international private client)
  • Recognised in Legal Week’s The Private Client Global Elite 2017
  • Recognised in the 2016 edition of Chambers HNW (Offshore: Trusts - Band 2)
  • Recognised in the 2015 edition (and since 2011) of the CityWealth Leaders List (private client)
  • Recognised in the 2015 edition (and since 2013) of Who's Who Legal (private client)
  • Recognised in the 2015 edition of Legal Media Groups' Expert Guides (trusts and estates)

Associations

  • Bermuda Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Area(s) of Expertise

Legal Services

Upcoming Firm Events

14 Nov 2019
Legal Week International Private Client Forum 2019

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