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Conyers Dill & Pearman

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

Julie McLean

Tel:
Work +1 441 299 4925
Email:
Web:
www.conyers.com/people/view/julie-e-mclean/
Conyers Dill & Pearman

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Director

Career

Julie McLean is a Director in the Bermuda office of Conyers Dill & Pearman and is Global Head of the Aviation Finance team. Her practice covers asset finance with particular focus on aircraft finance and registrations, as well as investment funds with particular focus on partnerships and private equity. Julie advises investment banks, airlines, leasing companies and investment managers.

Julie regularly contributes to industry publications and is the author of the Bermuda chapter of Aircraft Finance (Sweet & Maxwell) and the co-author, Bermuda chapter of Aircraft Liens and Detention Rights (Sweet & Maxwell). Julie works closely with the Bermuda Department of Civil Aviation and is an active participant in the industry group considering the Cape Town Convention’s anticipated extension to Bermuda by the United Kingdom.

Languages

English

Member

Member of Executive Committee of Bermuda Zoological Society

Education

  • University of British Columbia, LLB, 1992
  • University of Western Ontario, B.A. History, 1989


Bermuda

Corporate and commercial

Within: Corporate and commercial

Conyers Dill & Pearman has significant experience in advising on M&A, insurance and corporate restructuring. Developments include the funds team seeing a number of insurance-linked security (ILS) fund formations in 2017; fintech being a growing area for the firm's Bermuda office; and the shipping group seeing an increase in ship registrations in Bermuda. The practice continues to advise Seadrill on its group restructuring, including advice on effecting a large-scale restructuring of a Bermuda company and its group under Bermuda law, as well as parallel proceedings pursuant to a Chapter 11 filing under the US Bankruptcy Code and judicial proceedings in Bermuda. In other areas, Chris Garrod acted for Unikrn in the formation of Unikrn Bermuda and its Unikrn token sale and cryptocurrency platform; and Neil Henderson led advice, as Bermuda adviser, to Roivant Sciences (Roivant) on a $1.1bn equity investment in Roivant, led by SoftBank Vision Fund. Other recommended directors include corporate head David Cooke, Sophia Greaves, who is noted for securitisations, M&A and insurance regulation, and shipping practice head David Astwood. Also highly rated are Bermuda funds group head Dawn Griffiths, Julie McLean, Guy Cooper, Graham Collis, Marcello Ausenda and Jason Piney, along with Elizabeth Denman, Niel Jones, Chiara Nannini and the recently promoted Victor Richards. The associates to note are Kathleen Moniz and Robert Alexander.

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