The Legal 500

Bermuda

Editorial

Legal market overview

Bermuda maintains its position as the world’s premier centre for captive insurers, and is also host to large property catastrophe insurers and reinsurers.

Appleby and Conyers Dill & Pearman remain the dominant law firms on the island able to boast both local and international coverage. Sedgwick Chudleigh is also notable for its international credentials, as the Bermuda office of US and UK based firm Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP.

Other active practices on the island include Cox Hallett Wilkinson; Attride-Stirling & Woloniecki; MJM Limited; Wakefield Quin; Marshall Diel & Myers; and Trott & Duncan Limited.

Recent market developments include Conyers Dill & Pearman promoting Elizabeth Denman and Ben Adamson to the directorship in 2013; and John Collis and James Macdonald retiring from the firm. At Appleby, James Bodi was appointed partner, while Judith Collis and Peter Bubenzer retired from the practice.

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