Mr Ian Stone > Wakefield Quin > Hamilton, Bermuda > Lawyer Profile

Wakefield Quin
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Work Department

Corporate Department


Ian Stone is a Director and Senior Counsel in the Corporate Department of Wakefield Quin Limited and has been with Wakefield Quin Limited since 2004. His areas of experience include IPO’s, public company and capital markets transactions, advising on offshore corporate and partnership structures, project financing, banking transactions, acquisitions and mergers, insurance and reinsurance law, group restructuring and general corporate work.


Prior to joining Wakefield Quin Limited, Ian was a Partner at Halliwells in Manchester until 1999 and Senior Corporate Counsel at Appleby in Bermuda from 1999 to 2004. Ian sits on the board of a wide number of companies.


Bermuda Bar Association 2004


LLB Hons in Law Sheffield University 1986 Chester College of Law 1987

Lawyer Rankings

Bermuda > Corporate and commercial

Led by Nicholas Hoskins, the team at Wakefield Quin is particularly active in cross-border reorganisations and restructurings, M&A, hotel-condo real estate developments and acquisitions, and insurance and reinsurance matters. The group also frequently assists public companies and private equity funds with corporate and commercial issues. Director and CEO Erik Gotfredsen handles joint ventures, partnerships, asset and fund management work, and regulatory and compliance matters, while Ian Stone’s expertise also encompasses offshore corporate and partnership structures and general corporate work.

Bermuda > Banking, finance and capital markets

As a go-to firm for real estate financing projects in Bermuda, Wakefield Quin fields a banking, finance and capital markets team, which primarily advises clients on banking issues, project finance work and structured finance matters. The practice also has experience assisting with debt and equity offerings, banking and financial services mandates, and secured lending matters. The department’s work is primarily handled by director and CEO Erik Gotfredsen, alongside fellow director Ian Stone. Managing partner Nicholas Hoskins also has experience in this area.