MJM is one of Bermuda’s leading law firms. We have a broad ranging practice with an emphasis on civil and commercial litigation, banking and finance, general corporate, trusts, insolvency and restructuring. We also offer advice and services to international individual and commercial private clients.
MJM is regularly retained by leading international law firms. We offer practical, common sense advice based on an in-depth knowledge of the legal, regulatory and commercial environment in Bermuda. We also offer a high degree of partner involvement in the work that we do. Each practice area is led by a partner who is recognised as a leading practitioner in Bermuda in their respective field of specialisation. Our collective knowledge and experience across practice areas enables us to offer a comprehensive and thorough service to our clients.
The Quorum Group provides incorporation and all corporate administrative services for international and local clients. Fiduciary Partners Trust Company Ltd. (FPTCL) is licensed to conduct trust business by the Bermuda Monetary Authority and provides trusteeship and trust administration services to international and local clients. Both the Quorum Group and FPTCL have managers who oversee delivery of client service.
MJM attorneys are regularly listed in international guides to legal practitioners in Bermuda, including Chambers Global — The World’s Leading Lawyers, PLC — Which Lawyer?, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000.
Corporate & Finance
Our highly experienced team advises on all aspects of corporate and business law. Key practice areas include: aviation and ship finance, corporate borrowing and bank lending, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and shareholder agreements, global equity offerings and listings (IPOs), investment funds, international real estate finance and regulatory compliance.
Insolvency & Restructuring
MJM has a long established restructuring and insolvency practice which regularly provides advice on bankruptcy law and cross-border insolvency issues, the enforcement of security, schemes of arrangement, work-outs and corporate reorganizations. We are also highly experienced in dealing with shareholder disputes.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Our highly regarded litigation team regularly appears in the courts (from the Magistrates’ Court to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council), before administrative and quasi-judicial tribunals and in domestic and international arbitrations. Before we ever get to court, however, we work hard to provide professional, practical and sensitive advice with a view to resolving our clients’ disputes efficiently and effectively.
Our insurance team is comprised of leading lawyers from among our corporate, banking & finance, dispute resolution, property and employment teams. We advise on all aspects of the insurance, reinsurance and captive insurance business and we have been involved in the formation of, and provision of ongoing legal advice to, insurers of all classes.
Attorneys in our private client practice area undertake individual and commercial private client work including tax planning and asset management structures. We also undertake a wide range of wills and estates work which includes the provision of complete estate planning advice, will drafting, probate applications and estate administration.
Attorneys in our property practice area are dedicated to assisting with residential and commercial property acquisitions and sales, mortgages and other property transactions. We also provide practical and reliable advice on complex property issues.