Conyers has received top acknowledgment once again for our Private Client & Trust practices, which are ranked Band 1 in Bermuda and Band 2 in the Cayman Islands by Chambers and Partners’ High Net Worth 2022.
For the seventh year in a row, Conyers has received the ranking of Band 1 for its Offshore Trusts practice in Bermuda in Chambers High Net Worth 2022. Conyers is described in the current guide as “respected by sources for its ability to advise on high-value, international trust matters”. As one interviewee comments, “The team has some exceptional partners and able associates, who are able to deal well with complex and sophisticated matters.”
Conyers’ Cayman trusts practice received Band 2 recognition. Robert Lindley, Partner and Head of Private Client & Trust in Cayman and BVI, was individually ranked in Cayman and recognised as an “expert based abroad” for BVI.
Directors Helen Cooper, Craig MacIntyre and Ben Adamson, as well as Consultant Peter Pearman, were individually ranked in the Bermuda office.
Co-Heads of the Bermuda Private Client & Trust practice Craig MacIntyre and Helen Cooper were delighted with the recognition. “It’s tremendously gratifying to see that the dedicated service we provide to our clients has been recognised again by Chambers High Net Worth,” said Craig.
Helen added “We are especially pleased that Conyers lawyers have received such glowing recommendations from clients and peers which speaks to their skills and expertise.”
The Chambers High Net Worth guide serves as a directory for the private wealth market and is used by family offices and professional wealth advisers. The rankings and editorial draw on independent research including interviews with lawyers, family offices, accountants, tax advisers, bankers and investment managers for a comprehensive view of the private wealth sector.
Highlights from the directory
Helen Cooper is co-head of the firm’s Bermuda private client and trust practice. She advises clients on non-contentious private wealth matters, including those concerning private trust companies. “Helen is our go-to lawyer with respect to Bermuda trust matters,” states an interviewee, who adds: “She is a thoughtful and sophisticated trusts partner.”
Craig MacIntyre is co-head of the firm’s Bermuda private client and trust practice. “Craig is exceptionally aware of client needs, and works hard to make sure that the client receives an impeccable service and a good outcome,” says an interviewee. He assists clients with estate planning, asset protection and trusts matters.
Ben Adamson handles general commercial litigation matters, including trusts disputes. “Ben is a thinker and an experienced litigator,” says a source.
Peter Pearman is a consultant at the firm. His trusts work includes both private wealth matters and commercial mandates. A source says: “Peter has an exceptional level of knowledge about trusts, and is able to answer the most technical questions in a user-friendly way.”
Robert Lindley has a good reputation for advising high net worth clients on trust matters, and leads the firm’s BVI and Cayman Islands private client and trust practice. A source says: “Lindley is fantastic. He gets the job done in a very efficient, practical manner,” and another interviewee notes: “He’s great. He is very sensible and commercial.”