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Conyers promotes lawyers in Bermuda and Hong Kong

Conyers Dill & Pearman has promoted 3 lawyers to the role of Partner/Director effective April 1, 2012.

Bernadette Chen of Conyers’ Hong Kong Corporate team has been promoted to Partner, while Karen Corless and Jason Piney of Conyers’ Bermuda Corporate and Private Client teams have been promoted to Director.

John Collis, Chairman of Conyers’ Executive Committee, commented: “We are delighted to congratulate Bernadette, Karen and Jason. These lawyers have each played an important role in some of our most significant matters in recent years. Their new roles further strengthen our Corporate and Private Client resources and reflect our continued investment in Bermuda and Hong Kong.”

Bernadette Chen of Conyers’ Hong Kong Corporate team has over 10 years’ experience in corporate finance, privatisation and corporate restructuring matters. She advises clients on private equity transactions, joint ventures, pre-IPO financings, IPOs and listings of shares in Hong Kong, Taiwan and the USA.

Karen Corless of Conyers’ Bermuda Private Client team has substantial expertise in international and local estate planning arrangements; reviewing, restructuring and resettling trusts; trust interpretation; and advising individual and corporate trustees and private trust companies on their duties and obligations.

Jason Piney of Conyers’ Bermuda Corporate team is recognised as an authority in offshore aircraft finance and has acted on several multi-billion dollar transactions during the past year. He also has broad experience in a variety of international financial and corporate transactions, including IPOs, acquisitions, cross-border financings and structured financings.

Conyers represents many FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies and is recognised globally for the depth and breadth of its corporate and private client teams. The firm’s lawyers have an established reputation for providing clients with responsive, timely and thorough legal advice of the highest quality.


Bernadette Chen

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9566
Mobile  +852 6469 3366

Jason Piney

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4993

Karen A. Corless

Bermuda   +1 441 298 7880


"They are incredibly responsive, and their advice is clear, concise and accessible. They are very commercial and give us succinct answers to questions."
- Chambers Global