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Carey Olsen

Insurance

2 ranked lawyersBand 2BermudaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Advises on a wide range of non-contentious insurance mandates, including acquisitions and restructuring. Noted for its solid track record in cross-border mandates, regularly representing global insurers and professional services companies in Bermudian legal matters. The team advises on a wide range of matters ranging from acquisitions and integrations to restructuring.

Strengths

"I would instruct them again on future projects and I have already recommended them to other clients," remarked one interviewee.

Work highlights

Advised Watford Holdings on the Bermuda aspects of its acquisition of Axeria IARD.

Notable practitioners

Gavin Woods is regularly called upon by insurance industry clients for advice regarding the licensing of insurance companies, as well as transactional and regulatory insurance mandates. One interviewee commented: "I think very highly of him," further noting that he is "very strong" and "responsive."

Mary Ward "has an encyclopedic knowledge of the ins and outs of Bermuda corporate and insurance regulatory law and the intersection of the two, and is well known and respected by the regulators," enthused one interviewee. She has a wealth of experience in corporate and insurance law, as well as regulatory compliance and restructuring mandates.

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Overview

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

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

Frith, Michael

Hanson, Michael

Raza, Sheba

Smith, Kent

Ward, Mary

Woods, Gavin

Insurance

Carey Olsen

firm
Location

Rosebank Centre

5th Floor, 11 Bermudiana Road

Pembroke

Pembroke

Bermuda

HM 08

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Bermuda

Insurance


Gavin Woods
Band 3