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Bermuda

Corporate and commercial
Corporate and commercial - ranked: tier 3

ASW Law Limited

ASW Law Limited has a specialist insurance and reinsurance practice and distinguishes itself through large M&A deals. The practice also advises extensively on banking and finance deals, as well as assisting with funds, telecoms and technology matters. Neil Horner is head of corporate. Other key advisers include senior counsels Federico Candiolo and Kim Willey, as well as counsel Rebecca Vernon.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

ASW Law Limited

ASW Law Limited stands out for insurance as well as reinsurance disputes and also has extensive expertise in litigation involving banking, hedge funds, fraud, or shipping and admiralty issues. In addition, the practice has experience in telecoms and trusts disputes, as well as international arbitration. Rod Attride-Stirling heads the team. Other noteworthy contacts include Nathaniel Turner, Mark Cran QC, insolvency expert Kehinde George and senior counsel Anne Foster.

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Insurance/reinsurance
Insurance/reinsurance - ranked: tier 2

ASW Law Limited

ASW Law Limited’s specialist practice regularly advises on M&A involving large insurance and reinsurance companies. Neil Horner and senior counsels Federico Candiolo and Kim Willey are the names to note.

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