ASW is a leading, specialist corporate and commercial law firm based in Bermuda.
Our barristers and attorneys have extensive legal experience in both Bermuda and a number of foreign jurisdictions. Many of our lawyers have practiced at the Bar in England or at leading law firms in London, New York, Frankfurt, Argentina, New Zealand, Canada and the Cayman Islands.
A number of our partners and senior counsel hold or have held senior positions within the Bermuda Government and the Bermuda regulator, the Bermuda Monetary Authority, or sit on a number of Bermuda Government advisory committees.
Our thriving corporate and insolvency groups are internationally recognised by clients and peers. We also have the premier commercial litigation and arbitration practice in Bermuda and are widely considered to be pre-eminent in insurance and reinsurance law. We also have detailed knowledge and extensive expertise in the areas of corporate, aircraft registration & finance, banking and hedge fund litigation, fraud litigation, shipping & admiralty disputes, telecommunications disputes, trusts disputes and international arbitration.
The firm is ranked highly in all of the major legal research directories, including Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, IFLR 1000, Euromoney’s Legal Media Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers and Practical Law Company. Seven of the firm’s lawyers, Rod Attride-Stirling, Jan Woloniecki, Neil Horner, Kehinde George, Federico Candiolo are listed as leaders in their respective areas of practice.
ASW was voted Best Law Firm in Bermuda in Reactions Legal Survey 2010: “The poll favoured Attride-Stirling & Woloniecki as overall winner and the strength of the firm was seen throughout, coming first for regulation, litigation/dispute management and reinsurance”.
The firm’s associated entity, Compass Administration Services Ltd, provides corporate administration services to Bermuda local and international companies and partnerships.