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Bermuda, as a British Overseas Territory, is a party to the Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extra-Judicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (the United Kingdom being the relevant contracting state on behalf of Bermuda, having ratified the Convention on Bermuda’s behalf).
Recent insurer registrations reported by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) show that Bermuda continues to deliver on its established reputation for finding innovative solutions for capacity shortages.
Caroline Wilson, HR Director, explains how our virtual work experience programme levels the playing field and is an opportunity to reach talented individuals who you may never have had a chance to help and nurture.
Mark Chudleigh and Lewis Preston author the Bermuda chapter in Global Legal Insights: Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2020, which covers key topics including efficiency and integrity, injuctions, cross-border issues, disclosure and privilege, costs and funding, settlement and mediation, and arbitration and expert determination - in 24 jurisdictions.
We’re delighted to announce the promotion of 36 associates to senior associate, up from 22 last year. The senior associates are drawn from insurance and liability, healthcare, and commercial, including specialists in fraud, commercial litigation, real estate, aviation and regulatory law. 28 of those promoted are based in the UK, four in Australia, two in Denmark, one in the Middle East and one in our Lat Am and Caribbean practice in Miami.
Mark Chudleigh and Laura Williamson author the Bermuda chapter in the 2019 ICLG to: International Arbitration Laws and Regulations, a guide which covers common issues in international arbitration laws and regulations - including arbitration agreements, governing legislation, choice of law rules, selection of arbitral tribunal, preliminary relief and interim measures - in 34 jurisdictions.
We are very pleased to announce that our annual global salary increases that were postponed from May for non-lawyer staff and from September for lawyers, will go ahead in November.
In November 2019, Bermuda enacted the Incorporated Segregated Accounts Companies Act 2019, a testament to the jurisdiction’s commitment to providing pragmatic solutions to address industry’s evolving needs.
Kennedys has launched a virtual work experience programme to ensure that the widest possible pool of would-be lawyers can gain a taste of legal life.
The Bermuda insurance and reinsurance market continues to go from strength to strength and is well positioned to take advantage of hardening market conditions.