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Carey Olsen

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded firm with a growing practice in the Bermudian market featuring wide-ranging expertise in commercial litigation. Offers specialist knowledge of employment and trust disputes, and regularly acts for international clients hailing from the insurance, aviation and financial services sectors.

Strengths

One client commented: "They have a very complementary team that is coordinated, aligned and works together. They are specialists in various areas so there are no gaps."

Another interviewee praised the "breadth and depth of knowledge on the team."

Work highlights

Represented Fidelity National Title Insurance Company in proceedings brought against its former attorneys involving allegations of breach of contract and professional negligence.

Notable practitioners

Keith Robinson is "one of the best trust specialist lawyers in Bermuda on the litigation side," claimed one interviewee. He enjoys a stellar reputation and concentrates his practice on contentious trust disputes and insolvency mandates. Another source added: "He is an excellent trusts lawyer who is very knowledgeable but also very service-focused and able to work under pressure."

Sources describe Michael Hanson as a "knowledgeable, efficient and client-oriented" practitioner. He combines his role as the firm's managing partner in Bermuda with an active and well-respected employment and regulatory practice.

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Overview

Carey Olsen Bermuda was established in 2017 by managing partner and highly-regarded Bermudian attorney Michael Hanson. The team has a deep local knowledge of Bermuda law and regulation coupled with a global perspective.

Carey Olsen Bermuda's lawyers work alongside major international law firms and their clients include a number of the largest Bermuda-based global insurance and reinsurance businesses, as well as other global financial institutions with offices in the jurisdiction such as banks, trust companies, accountancy firms and hedge funds. 

Our dispute resolution and litigation practice represents clients across the full spectrum of contentious and semi-contentious work.

We also have Bermuda-qualified lawyers in our Hong Kong and London offices, ensuring we are able to provide Bermuda legal advice across all time zones.



Members

Hanson, Michael (Head of Department)

Desmond-Tetlow, Honor

Duffy, Emma

Fife, Ashley

Masters, Kyle

Minors, Cheri

Robinson, Keith

Stevens, Sam

Tucker, Henry

Wade, Oliver

Webster, Jay

Dispute Resolution

Carey Olsen

firm
Location

Rosebank Centre

5th Floor, 11 Bermudiana Road

Pembroke

Pembroke

Bermuda

HM 08

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Bermuda

Dispute Resolution


Keith Robinson
Band 1
Michael Hanson
Band 3