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Dispute Resolution - Bermuda
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Corporate; Dispute Resolution and Litigation; Regulatory; Employment, Pensions and Incentives; Taxation and Economic Substance Requirements; Private Client
Michael Hanson is the managing partner of Carey Olsen Bermuda. His core practice is centred on human capital and regulatory law where he advises the largest insurance and reinsurance, banks and professional services businesses on the island.
Michael has particular and significant expertise in multijurisdictional crisis management, corporate, employment and regulatory investigations, complex executive disputes and executive benefit and incentive programs. Michael also has a more general practice advising clients on commercial contract claims, reinsurance and coverage disputes and shareholder disputes.
Michael is ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global and Legal 500 describing him as "highly rated", "very knowledgeable" and that "his responsiveness is unbelievable!".
Prior to joining Carey Olsen in 2017, Michael was partner and head of the employment and immigration at another offshore law firm in Bermuda.
In 2013, Michael was appointed as Chairman of the Human Rights Commission in Bermuda under the provisions of the Human Rights Act 1981.
Michael is also on the board of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, which is the Island’s oldest and largest trade organisation.