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Rhys Williams

Associate

Bermuda  +1 441 298 7832

Rhys Williams

Rhys Williams is an Associate in the Litigation department in the Bermuda office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. Rhys joined Conyers in 2015 from Mourant Ozannes in Guernsey, and prior to that was a barrister at Five Paper in Temple, London.

Rhys’ practice covers all areas of civil and commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on trust disputes, insolvency, banking, and professional negligence and director duties. Rhys has also gained experience in shareholder disputes, minority prejudice claims and issues arising out of hedge fund fraud.

Rhys advises clients ranging from banks and other financial institutions, corporate service providers, trust funds, and a variety of offshore companies, through to high net worth individuals and local business and individuals.

Experience Highlights

  • Claim against former director for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duties following the misappropriation of company funds. Obtained worldwide freezing order and subsequent finding of contempt with sentence of 12 months imprisonment.
  • Acted for a private bank as custodian of a collective investment scheme in claim brought by liquidators.
  • Acted for a private bank in defending allegations of professional negligence following indirect investment with Bernard Madoff pursuant to discretionary mandate.

Professional Background

  • Mourant Ozannes, Guernsey
  • Five Paper, Temple, London
  • Fentons Solicitors, London
  • Office of Fair Trading, London

Education

  • London School of Economics, LLM, 2005
  • London Guildhall, LLB, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • England and Wales, Middle Temple, 2007
  • Recognised in the 2018 edition (and 2017) of Legal 500 Caribbean (dispute resolution)