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Conyers Dill & Pearman (“Conyers”) announced the promotion of Helen Cooper to partner in the Trust & Private Client Department of the firm’s Bermuda practice.
Helen practices all aspects of trust law, and has specialist expertise in international and local estate planning arrangements, advising on commercial transactions involving trusts, and trust litigation. She joined the Trust & Private Client department in 2001, having previously spent two years working for the firm’s Litigation department where she specialised in corporate litigation.
Helen graduated from Columbia University in New York in 1989 and the Inns of Court School of Law in 1994. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1994, and subsequently to the Bermuda Bar in 1997. Helen is a member of Lincoln’s Inn London, the International Bar Association and the Bermuda Bar Association.
Alec Anderson, Head of Trust & Private Client at Conyers, commented: “Our clients are looking for legal advisors that they know will deliver a high degree of skill and understanding. Helen’s election to the partnership is a mark of endorsement of her contribution and dedication to the Firm as well as her excellent level of client service. We congratulate Helen and are pleased to welcome her to this position.”
Commenting on her appointment, Helen said: “I am proud of the depth of Conyers’ client base and the firm’s ethos of ensuring responsive, timely and thorough advice to our clients. Conyers’ organizational structure enables us, as offshore lawyers, to provide our onshore referrers the exacting standards that their clients expect.”
The growth of the Bermuda office complements Conyers’ continued growth globally. Last year, the firm opened new offices in Moscow, Mauritius and São Paulo and made several key hires. Today, Conyers comprises of over 550 staff in 11 jurisdictions with more than 150 lawyers.