Restructuring & Insolvency


ASW Law’s distinguished restructuring & insolvency department regularly provides Bermuda law advice and court representation to liquidators, creditors, regulators and interested parties, in both local and cross-border, contentious and non-contentious, insolvency and restructuring matters.

Our Head of Restructuring & Insolvency, Kehinde George, is ranked by the independent legal directories as a ‘global leader’ for insolvency, restructuring and (re)insurance, and has over 25 years’ experience practising insolvency law and restructuring in Bermuda.

ASW Law’s restructuring & insolvency lawyers are repeatedly instructed in the most prominent and complex insolvency and restructuring matters in Bermuda, including the following, to name a few:

  • The Bermuda Fire & Marine Insurance Company Ltd
  • Global Crossing Group
  • Northern Offshore Ltd
  • PEG Reinsurance Company Ltd
  • Hatteras Reinsurance Ltd
  • Saad Investments Company Ltd
  • Singluaris Holdings Ltd
  • PDV Insurance Company Ltd
  • Noble Group Ltd
  • VLA (Assurance) Bermuda Ltd
  • Seadrill Ltd
  • Markel CATCo Reinsurance Fund Ltd

Our Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyers

Kehinde George | Director, Head of Restructuring & Insolvency

Matthew Mason | Senior Counsel

Sean Dunleavy | Associate

Precious Smith | Associate

Reported Cases

  • Titan Petrochemical Group Ltd [2021] SC 61
  • Full Apex (Holdings) Ltd [2020] SC Bda 15 Com
  • Hsin Chong Group Holdings Ltd[2020] SC Bda 10 Com
  • Seadrill Ltd [2018] SC Bda 30 Com
  • Re Celestial Nutrifoods Ltd [2017] SC Bda 10 Civ
  • CBM Agente de Valores SA v. PPF Life Assets Fund Ltd[2016] Bda LR 85; SC Bda 76 Com
  • Royal Chemie International Ltd v. Barclays Bank Plc and Another[2016] SC Bda 69 Com; [2015] SC Bda 91 Com
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers v. Saad Investments Company Ltd and Singularis Holdings Ltd [2014] UKPC 35 and 26; [2013] Bda LR 82; Bda LR 28; SC 27
  • Saturn Petrochemicals Holdings Ltd v. Titan Petrochemicals Ltd[2013] Bda LR 42
  • Bny Ais Nominees Ltd v. New Stream Capital Fund Ltd [2012] SC 70
  • Re Highland Crusader Fund II, Ltd[2011] Bda LR 50; Bda LR 49
  • Bermuda Monetary Authority v. South of England Protection and Indemnity Association (Bermuda) Ltd[2011] Bda LR 69
  • Re Founding Partners Global Fund Ltd [2011] Bda LR 22
  • Discover Reinsurance Co. v. PEG Reinsurance Company Ltd[2007] Bda LR 20; [2006] Bda LR 88 and
  • Re LaSalle Re Holdings Ltd [2006] Bda LR 55
  • Walsh and Taal v. Horizon Bank International Limited [2006] Bda LR 42
  • Belvedere Insurance Company Limited v. Caliban Holdings Ltd [2000] Bda LR 42 and [2001] Bda LR 2
  • Hopewell International Insurance Ltd v. Gold Medal Insurance Company [2001] Bda LR 32
  • Re ICO Global Communications (Holdings) Ltd [1999] Bda LR 69

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