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Christian R. Luthi

Director and Chairman

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Christian R. Luthi

   

Christian Luthi is a Director and Chairman of Conyers Dill & Pearman. He joined the firm’s Bermuda office in 1994, in the Litigation & Restructuring Department.

Christian has extensive experience in dispute resolution involving litigation in the Bermuda courts and arbitration. His practice encompasses a wide range of areas including company law, particularly share valuation and appraisal matters, shareholder disputes, insolvency and restructuring matters, insurance, and other commercial matters. He also has significant experience in international family law, trust disputes and complex regulatory and compliance matters.

Christian is a regular speaker at international conferences and also established the Offshore Case Digest, which offers readers high-level summaries of major cases decided in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. Conyers is the only offshore law firm offering coverage of cases in these jurisdictions; our public database holds over 300 case summaries.

Christian is recognised in Chambers Global and The Legal 500.

Education

  • Oxford University (Oriel College), Jurisprudence MA (Hons), 1988 – 1991
  • Trinity College, Hartford CT, USA, BA Philosophy, 1984 – 1988

Bar Admissions

  • Bermuda, 1993
  • England & Wales, 1993 (not currently practising)
  • Accredited Mediator, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2008

Experience Highlights

Insolvency and Restructuring:

  • In re Opus Offshore Limited [SC Comm (Bda)] [2017] SC (Bda) 14 Com
  • In re Up Energy Development Group Ltd [SC Comm (Bda)] [2016] SC (Bda) 83 Com and [2016] SC (Bda) 89 Com [2016] Bda LR 101
  • Re Dominion Petroleum Ltd [2012] Bda LR 8
  • Pulido v UST Holdings Ltd & Ors [SC Comm (Bda)] 2015 [2015] SC (Bda) 67 Com

Merger Valuation and Appraisal Cases:

Trusts and Family Wealth:

  • S v S [SC Div (Bda)] [2015] SC (Bda) 43 Div
  • Trustee 1 & Ors v Attorney General & Ors [SC Comm (Bda)] [2014] Bda LR 19

02 Nov 2018
Conyers recognised by IFLR1000 as corporate and finance leader

01 Nov 2018
Conyers celebrates 90th anniversary

08 Aug 2018
Conyers strengthens Cayman corporate practice with senior partner move

05 Jul 2018
Conyers advises Seadrill on Emergence from Chapter 11

11 Jun 2018
Conyers Promotes Justine Blakesley

02 Apr 2018
Conyers Promotes Three Lawyers Across Firm

10 Jan 2018
Conyers Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

18 Dec 2017
Conyers Announces New Head of BVI Office

07 Dec 2017
Top Rankings for Conyers in The Legal 500

21 Nov 2017
Conyers Elects New Chairman

28 Mar 2017
Congratulations to our Corporate, Insurance, Dispute Resolution and Private Client & Trust teams on their Chambers & Partners Recognition

21 Jul 2016
Offshore Case Digest: Issue No. 11 – Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands

20 Apr 2016
Conyers Becomes Member of INSOL’s Group of 36

21 Jan 2016
Offshore Case Digest: Issue No. 10 – Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands

22 Jul 2015
Offshore Case Digest: Issue No. 9 – Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands

24 Feb 2015
Offshore Case Digest: Issue No. 8 – Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands

14 Oct 2014
Offshore Case Digest: Issue No. 7 – Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands

06 Jun 2014
Offshore Case Digest: Issue No. 6 – Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands

07 Jan 2014
Offshore Case Digest: Issue No. 5 – Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands

07 Jun 2013
Offshore Case Digest: Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands – Issue #4 – January – March 2013

21 Feb 2013
Offshore Case Digest: Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands – Issue #3 – October – December 2012

09 Oct 2012
Offshore Case Digest: Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands – Issue #2 – May – September 2012

03 Nov 2010
MacLeod is lifted? UK Supreme Court clears the skies for Pre-Nups Offshore

01 Nov 2010
Bermuda Winding Up Procedures

  • Recognised in the 2018 edition (and since 2011) of Legal 500 Caribbean (dispute resolution)
  • Recognised in the 2017 edition (and since 2012) of Chambers Global (dispute resolution)
  • Bermuda Bar Council 2007-2011
  • Chairman, Bermuda Media Council
  • Chairman, Bar Committee on Continuing Legal Education
  • Banks and Deposit Companies Appeals Tribunal
  • Honorary Secretary, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Bermuda Branch
  • Chairman, Mental Health Review Tribunal Deputy
  • Member, Law Reform Sub Committee on Matrimonial Law
  • Member, Middle Temple
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member, London Court of International Arbitration
  • Member, ARIAS US