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Director, Corporate


Edward Rance is a Director in the Corporate department of Conyers Dill & Pearman. He joined Conyers in 2016. Edward’s practice consists of a broad range of corporate and finance matters, including corporate insolvencies and restructurings.

Prior to joining Conyers, Edward practised with Allen & Overy LLP and Milbank Tweed Hadley and McCloy, with a particular emphasis on advising financial institutions and investment funds in relation to publically traded securities and the distressed debt market.


Insolvency Lawyers Associate 
R3 – Association of Business Recovery Professionals


  • College of Law (London), LLB, 2011
  • University of Oxford, MSc, 2009
  • University of Cambridge, MA, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Bermuda, 2013
  • England & Wales, 2013 (not currently practising)

Lawyer Rankings

Bermuda > Banking, finance and capital markets

Under the leadership of Charles Collis  following Graham Collis ’ retirement, Conyers’ practice possesses an enviable track record in high-end IPOs, note and debt offerings, securitisation matters, and shipping and aircraft financing. The department has recently been involved in several major deals involving large cruise companies, and continues to retain major oil and gas clients, particularly for note offerings. Within the group, Victor Richards  specialises in high-value shipping and aircraft ship financings, Jason Piney is noted for his knowledge of aircraft securitisations and financings as well as capital markets work, Marcello Ausenda  is an all-rounder with extensive experience across a host of financing and capital markets deals, while Sophia Greaves  exhibits expertise in the regulations that affect public companies and financial institutions. Counsel Angela Atherden and Edward Rance , who was promoted to director in April 2021, are further names to note.

Bermuda > Corporate and commercial

(Next Generation Partners)

Edward Rance  – Conyers

Under the leadership of Charles Collis  following Graham Collis ’ recent retirement, Conyers’ corporate practice provides clients with ‘thoughtful, practical and timely advice about sophisticated legal questions under Bermuda law’. In addition to its considerable experience in large-scale M&A, the department also regularly advises on major corporate restructurings, shipping and aircraft issues and general corporate and commercial work, especially in the insurance space. Marcello Ausenda  places an emphasis on public company work, securities matters, financing issues, and corporate relocations and restructurings, whereas Jason Piney  stands out for his track record in high-stakes M&A and joint ventures. Elsewhere, Jennifer Panchaud , Neil Henderson , Niel Jones , Chiara Nannini , Guy Cooper , Edward Rance  (who was promoted to director in April 2021) and associate David Stubbs  are also well-versed in corporate and commercial transactional and advisory work.