Chancery establishes COVID-19 Advisory Group

Chancery Legal Ltd. has established a COVID-19 Advisory Group to work together with clients to navigate the challenges ahead.

Drawing on relevant, specialist expertise from across the firm, the group will provide informed, pragmatic legal advice on business-critical issues and the unprecedented challenges posed by the global pandemic.

Led by Mathew Kelly and John Blackwood, the group is already advising clients active in a wide range of sectors on:

  • Tracking Bermuda government COVID-19 measures;
  • Quarantine Measures / Self Isolation / Working from home;
  • Contracts of all shapes and sizes;
  • Property related matters, leases, licenses, deferment of rents and rent holidays / forbearance;
  • Practical aspects of navigating BDA registration requirements when govt offices are closed;
  • Fund formalities / Suspensions / SACs;
  • Employment/HR advisory;
  • Implications for Economic Substance compliance;
  • Funding /refinancing / general cash flow management;
  • Restructuring and business advisory;
  • Corporate governance / practical implications for decision-makers;
  • Immigration / Repatriation / Stuck on de rock;
  • Raising, defending or avoiding legal action whether civil or criminal;
  • Restructuring and business advisory;
  • Matrimonial / financial related matters / custody and access disputes;
  • Personal estate and succession planning / asset protection/incapacity;
  • Business continuity and risk management;

If you need further information, or would like to arrange a discrete session with a member of the COVID-19 Advisory Group, please contact :

John Blackwood
Tel : +441 534 3042