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Kennedys

E.W. PEARMAN BUILDING, 20 BRUNSWICK STREET, HAMILTON HM 10, BERMUDA
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Work +441 296 9276
Web:
www.kennedys.com
Auckland, Austin, Bangkok, Basking Ridge, Belfast, Birmingham and 31 more

Nick Miles

Tel:
Work +1 441 278 7164
Kennedys

Position

Nick is a partner in Kennedys’ Bermuda office whose practice encompasses insurance and reinsurance, insolvency and restructuring and banking and finance. He is admitted as a Barrister and Attorney in the Supreme Court of Bermuda and is admitted and enrolled as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

Career

He advises insurers, reinsurers, insurance intermediaries, policyholders and investors in the insurance industry on a wide range of corporate and regulatory matters. He advises clients in all industry sectors on restructuring and insolvency matters. He also advises on trusts.

Education

Qualified in England and Wales
Qualified in Bermuda


Bermuda

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Global law firm Kennedys Law LLP and Sedgwick Chudleigh Ltd merged in 2017 to become Kennedys Chudleigh Ltd. The team's service, especially in terms of responsiveness, is high, and its industry knowledge is ,'excellent'. The practice covers commercial, trust-related, insurance and reinsurance litigation, professional negligence and contentious insolvencies, as well as international insurance arbitration. It acted for CBC entities, as managers, developers, and long-term leaseholders of a prestigious club and resorts, in Supreme Court litigation against the freeholder over redevelopment terms. 'Excellent on his feet', Alex Potts QC is 'particularly good and always well prepared and focused on the important issues'; in 2018 he became the first Bermuda-based barrister ever to be appointed QC of England and Wales. Mark Chudleigh is managing partner; Nick Miles is another key contact.

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Insurance/reinsurance

Within: Insurance/reinsurance

In 2017, global law firm Kennedys Law LLP and Sedgwick Chudleigh Ltd merged to become Kennedys Chudleigh Ltd. The team's advice is 'practical and executable'; the practice ' compares well to its competitors, and its attorneys are knowledgeable, skilled and responsive '. It stands out for its experience in international insurance arbitrations, particularly high-value Bermuda Form insurance coverage disputes. Recent highlights include representing Allied World Assurance and Ironshore Insurance in injunctive relief proceedings that arose from New York Bankruptcy Court proceedings issued by assignees of MF Global. The names to note are managing partner Mark Chudleigh, recently appointed silk Alex Potts QC and Nick Miles.

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Trusts/private client

Within: Trusts/private client

In 2017, global legal practice Kennedys Law LLP and Sedgwick Chudleigh Ltd merged to become Kennedys Chudleigh Ltd. The practice's recent work includes representing professional trustees in heavily contested, multi-party proceedings, which involved the Bermuda Court's approval of a complex, high-value transaction; it also assists trustees and beneficiaries with other court applications, including Section 47 restructurings, and it advises charitable trusts and charitable foundations on Bermudian legal issues. Recently appointed silk in England and Wales, Alex Potts QC 'deals with matters efficiently; whenever he expresses an opinion he does so cogently, identifying the real issues and addressing them effectively and swiftly'. Managing partner Mark Chudleigh and Nick Miles are also key contacts.

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