Marcello Ausenda

Director, Head of Bermuda Corporate Practice

Marcello Ausenda is a Director and Head of the Bermuda Corporate Practice. He also leads the firm’s Global Shipping Practice. Marcello joined Conyers in 2001 and became partner in 2007. His practice covers all aspects of general corporate and commercial matters with particular focus on public companies, securities and shipping, including ship financing. He also advises on partnerships, corporate relocations and restructurings.



Professional Background

  • Corporate lawyer, Latham & Watkins, London, 2000 – 2001
  • Project Finance lawyer, Clifford Chance, London, 1997 – 2000


  • College of Law, London, Legal Practice Course, 1996
  • London School of Economics, LL.B (Hons), 1995
  • McGill University, B.A. (Hons), 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Bermuda, Barrister and Attorney, 1999
  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 1999 (not currently practising)

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2023 edition (and since 2011) of Chambers Global (corporate and finance – Band 1)
  • Recognised in the 2024 edition (and since 2018) of Legal 500 Caribbean (banking, finance and capital markets)
  • Recognised in the 2024 edition (and since 2010) of Legal 500 Caribbean (corporate and commercial)
  • Recognised in the 2023 edition (and since 2010) of IFLR1000 (financial and corporate)


  • English, Italian