Wakefield Quin has one of the leading commercial and residential property practices in Bermuda. Our lawyers provide innovative and practical legal advice to a broad range of industry participants in all types of property and conveyancing transactions. We regularly act for lenders (commercial banks, investment banks and finance companies), developers and equity investors in all major real estate product areas, including office, commercial, industrial, multi-family and hotel/hospitality. Our lawyers have extensive experience advising on the acquisition, development, management and disposal of real estate, including leases, sale-leasebacks, market standard and complex financings, and restructurings.
Non-Bermudians must obtain a licence from the Bermuda government to acquire real estate in Bermuda and are restricted to owning qualifying properties. Wakefield Quin has extensive experience advising on all stages of the application process and provides clients with a seamless service from start to finish.
The team comprises Michelle Stone: Head of Department, Scott Swainson: Senior Counsel, Celia Tuzo: Associate Attorney, Katrina Dickson: Associate Attorney, Isabel Tucker: Paralegal, Damita LeShore: Executive Assistant and Yvette Davis: Vault Custodian and Search Assistant.
Wakefield Quin is a LEGAL 500 Category 1 ranked firm for property transactions in the region and Michelle Stone and Scott Swainson are jointly ranked Category 1 “leading individuals” in the field.