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PO BOX HM666, CLARENDON HOUSE, 2 CHURCH STREET, HAMILTON HM CX, BERMUDA
Tel:
Work +1 441 295 1422
Email:
Web:
www.conyers.com
Grand Cayman, Hamilton, Hong Kong, London, Singapore, Tortola
Conyers, Stephanie Bernard, Hamilton, BERMUDA

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Stephanie Bernard

Tel:
Work 1 441 298 7875
Email:
Web:
www.conyers.com/people/view/stephanie-c-bernard/
Conyers

Work Department

Private Client & Trust

Position

Associate

Career

Stephanie Bernard is an Associate in the Private Client & Trust department in the Bermuda office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. Stephanie joined Conyers in 2006. Stephanie’s practice covers all aspects of trust law with specialised expertise in international and local estate planning arrangements, pensions and charities. Stephanie co-authored the Bermuda chapter of The World Trust Survey (published by Oxford University Press).

Languages

English

Member

  • Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
  • Member, International Bar Association

Education

  • University of Windsor, LLB, 1994
  • McMaster University, B.A. (Hons) Philosophy, 1991


Bermuda

Trusts/private client

Within: Next generation lawyers

Stephanie Bernard - Conyers Dill & Pearman

Within: Trusts/private client

Conyers Dill & Pearman's 'excellent' practice has 'a number of talented practitioners'; the 'thorough, experienced and responsive team' has a long-established reputation for advising ultra-high-net-worth clients on family trust structures, including the original structure design and ongoing administration as well as restructuring issues in response to changing tax or family circumstances. Global private client and trust head Alec Anderson advises on succession planning for family businesses, the creation of private trust companies, restructuring trusts to resolve family and regulatory issues, and the protection of family wealth from divorce and other litigation; the 'courteous, responsive and wise' Anderson is 'at the very top of his game, and a pleasure to work with'. The other recommended directors are the 'extremely helpful and energetic' Craig Macintyre; Helen Cooper, who is 'very diligent and manages the whole process with the minimum of fuss and the maximum of output'; Peter Pearman; and Karen Corless. Stephanie Bernard, Nicola Bruce and Anna Bruce-Smith are notable associates.

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