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Alex Potts QC

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A partner in Kennedys Bermuda office, Alex is admitted as a barrister and an attorney in Bermuda, England and Wales, and the Cayman Islands. He was appointed as a Queen’s Counsel of England and Wales in 2018.

Focusing on complex disputes, Alex handles matters in the fields of banking, financial services, investment funds, (re)insurance, professional negligence, company law, trusts, asset recovery and contentious insolvency; as well as matters of public, constitutional and administrative, regulatory, telecommunications, employment, planning, and environmental law.

Career

Alex has conducted cases and appeared as leading counsel before first-instance and appellate courts, arbitration and regulatory tribunals, in England and Wales, Bermuda, and the Cayman Islands. He is frequently instructed as counsel in ‘Bermuda Form’ international insurance arbitrations and legal proceedings.

Alex has provided expert evidence on Bermuda law and English law for use in foreign legal proceedings.

Professional Memberships

Alex is a member of INSOL International, COMBAR, and the Chancery Bar Association.

He is an active member of the Legal Focus Group and the Trust Law Reform Sub-Committee of the Bermuda Business Development Agency, a committee member of the Restructuring and Insolvency Specialists Association of Bermuda, and an appointed member of Bermuda’s Human Rights Commission and the Bermuda’s Copyright Tribunal.