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CANON'S COURT, 22 VICTORIA STREET, PO BOX HM 1179, HAMILTON HM EX, BERMUDA
Tel:
Work +1 441 295 2244
Fax:
Fax +1 441 292 8666
Email:
Web:
www.applebyglobal.com
Appleby, Michael Mello, Hamilton, BERMUDA

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Michael Mello

Tel:
Work +1 441 298 3209
Email:
Appleby

Work Department

Private Client & Trusts

Position

Counsel

Career

Michael J. Mello Q.C., J.P., T.E.P., is a member of the firm´s Private Client and Trusts Practice Group and practises primarily in the areas of trusts, wills and estates. He has over 40 years’ experience and is the author of The Law of Wills & Estates in Bermuda and numerous articles on trusts, wills, powers and estates.

Michael was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1972 (non practising) and has been a Barrister and lawyer in Bermuda since 1973. He was in general practice in Bermuda until 1978 when he joined Holland Chemical International Limited, where he served as corporate legal counsel until 1981. Michael returned to general practice at the Bermuda Bar in 1981 where he practised continuously with his previous firm and now Appleby.

Education

St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia (Canada)

Gray´s Inn and Inns of Court School of Law (England)


Bermuda

Trusts/private client

Within: Trusts/private client

Appleby's Bermuda private client and trusts practice advises on all aspects of trust law, including the establishment, administration, restructuring and termination of private, charitable, purpose and commercial trusts. It provided charitable legal advice to the America’s Cup Event Authority in relation to the application of the Charities Act 2014 as it related to its affiliated charitable organisation, Endeavour Community Sailing. The 'always helpful and diligent' Vanessa Schrum is 'calm and constructive'. Counsels Michael Mello QC and Ashley Fife, along with associate Caljonah Smith, are also key contacts. Keith Robinson left to join Carey Olsen Bermuda.

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