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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

Dawn Griffiths

Tel:
Work +1 441 299 4970
Email:
Web:
www.conyers.com/people/view/dawn-c-griffiths/
Conyers Dill & Pearman

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Director, Corporate

Career

Dawn Griffiths is a Director in the Corporate department of Conyers Dill & Pearman and is Head of the Bermuda Funds Group. She joined Conyers in 1995 and became Director in 2002.

Dawn, whose practice includes all aspects of corporate and commercial law, specialises in securities law and the establishment of hedge funds, private equity funds and fund structures investing in insurance-linked securities. Her clients include many of the pre-eminent global financial advisory and asset management groups and asset class leaders.

Internationally recognised as a leading lawyer, Dawn is recommended for her offshore corporate and funds expertise in a number of directories including Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. She has contributed to various legal publications on securities law and investment funds, and has co-authored the Bermuda chapter of the “IFC Review 2013”.

Languages

English

Member

Member, Lincoln's Inn, London

Education

  • Inns of Court School of Law, the Council of Legal Education, London, England, 1994
  • University College London of the University of London, LLB, 1993


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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