Cox Hallett Wilkinson Limited

Cumberland House, 9th Floor, 1 Victoria Street, City of Hamilton, Bermuda, HM 11 | Directions
Description
  • Bermuda Barristers and Attorneys
  • Specializing in Corporate & Commercial, Litigation & Arbitration, Trusts & Property.
  • Coson Corporate Services
  • State House Trust Company Limited
  • Leading Commercial Law Firm

Cox Hallett Wilkinson Limited is one of Bermuda’s leading commercial law firms. The firm serves a diverse clientele and provides an extensive range of legal and other professional services in a practical, cost effective and timely manner.

The firm and its attorneys are recommended in a number of global law firm guides, including a top three ranking in Chambers Global, a reputable ranking in the IFLR1000 and an endorsement by PLC Which Lawyer?

THE FIRM

Cox Hallett Wilkinson is the third largest law firm in Bermuda.  It was formed in January 1998 by the merger of two long established local law firms andsubsequently strengthened its presence on the island with the merger with former Ernst & Young-tied firm Hollis & Co. in July 2004.  The firm serves a diverse local and international clientele focusing primarily on corporate and commercial, litigation, private client, estate planning, real estate and intellectual property-related matters.

Its affiliated company Coson Corporate Services Limited provides corporate administrative services to a variety of local and exempted companies carrying on business in, among other things, insurance, reinsurance, mutual funds, investment holdings, international trade, shipping and aviation.  

State House Trust Company Limited, CHW’s licensed trust company, regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, provides trustee services and related private client services.

CHW is the Bermuda member of Meritas, a global network of medium-sized law firms.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Corporate
  • Litigation
  • Private Client & Real Estate
  • Employment & Immigration
  • Intellectual Property
 
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COSON CORPORATE SERVICES LIMITED


Corporate secretarial and administrative services are provided to exempted and local corporate clients through CHW's owned company, Coson Corporate Services Limited.

Coson provides the administrative and support services necessary to enable clients to conduct business in or from Bermuda, efficiently and in compliance with the various statutory obligations contained under Bermuda law. Coson's services include:

summary information with respect to changes in Bermuda law

accurate maintenance of all statutory records

timely filing of all required returns with the relevant regulatory authorities

a registered office facility

a boardroom and other support facilities for meetings

a representative to attend at formal meetings of the directors and shareholders to take, prepare in final form for signature and distribute the minutes to those entitled to receive them

Bermuda resident directors, trustee and nominee services

a corporate secretary who is available to respond to any ongoing enquiries concerning the administration of the company, assigned to each company administered by Coson.