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Elizabeth Blankendal



Elizabeth Blankendal is an Associate in the Corporate department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the Bermuda office. She joined Conyers in 2017.

Elizabeth’s practice includes all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with particular experience in corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions and advising on Bermuda law aspects of transactions for both local and exempted companies. She also advises on insurance regulatory and transactional matters including new insurance incorporations.

  • Advised Digicel Holdings (Bermuda) Limited (“Holdings”) and Digicel International Finance Limited (“DIFL”) in connection with the offering by Holdings and DIFL of an aggregate of US$600 million of 8.750% senior secured notes due 2024.
  • Advised START II Ltd and START Holding II Ltd in connection with its US$597 million asset back securitization.
  • Advised on the Bermuda law aspects of CAL Funding III Limited (“CAL Funding III”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of NYSE listed CAI International, Inc., issued on 19 September 2018. The offering consisted of US$331.5 million of 4.34% Series 2018-2 Fixed Rate Asset-Backed Notes, Class A (“Series 2018-2 Notes Class A”) and US$12 million of 5.22% Series 2018-2 Fixed Rate Asset-Backed Notes, Class B (“Series 2018-2 Notes Class B”).
  • Provided Bermuda legal advice to Digicel on its Exchange Offer in connection with its US$3 billion debt restructuring.
  • Advised Seadrill Group on its restructuring and emergence from Chapter 11, including the issuance of US$880 million of secured notes and 100 million common shares and the listing thereof on the NYSE.


  • Dutch


  • University of Bristol, LLB (Hons), 2016

  • BPP University, Legal Practice Course, 2017

  • BPP University, MA in Business, 2019

Bar Admissions

  • Bermuda, Barrister and Attorney, 2018

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11 Apr 2022
2022 London Ship Finance Forum

JW Marriott Grosvenor House, London, England

12 Apr 2022
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28 Apr 2022
Trading Risk Awards 2022

The Savoy, London, England

8 May 2022
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9 May 2022
Investing in African Mining INDABA

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11 May 2022
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One Liberty Plaza,
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11 May 2022
Asset Recovery International 2022

Conrad Hotel, Dublin, Ireland

18 May 2022
36th Annual: Transcontinental Trusts Geneva Forum 2022

Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva (formerly Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva),
Geneva, Switzerland