Mr. Attride-Stirling is listed in the Euromoney Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers. He is a member of the Insurance Advisory Committee and the US/Bermuda Tax Convention Advisory Committee, as well as chairman of the Insurance Act Appeals Tribunal and the Investment Business Act Appeals Tribunal. Rod is an Acting Justice of the Supreme Court of Bermuda and the former President of the Bermuda Bar Association.
Rod specializes in commercial litigation and arbitration, as well as insurance and reinsurance. His experience includes:
Litigating and arbitrating controversial claims, including insurance and reinsurance claims involving commercial insurers, reinsurers, captives, managers, and brokers
Litigating substantial commercial disputes, including disputes involving: trusts and hedge funds, maritime claims, shareholder disputes and transnational insolvency proceedings
Ins/reinsurance regulatory advice; and ins/reinsurance policy wording advice.
Rod is individually ranked in Chambers Global (“leading individual”) and internationally recognised in Legal 500, Practical Law Company’s Which Lawyer?, and Who’s Who Legal 2010 (for Insolvency & Restructuring). Rod is the Honorary Consul of Mexico for Bermuda. He is also Chairman of the Mental Health Review Tribunal and was formerly the Chairman of the Human Rights Commission. He is a frequent panel speaker at insurance and arbitration industry conferences.
ASW is a leading, specialist corporate and commercial law firm based in Bermuda.
The firm’s practice is divided into three principal areas: Corporate, Insolvency and Litigation.
Our barristers and attorneys have extensive legal experience in both Bermuda and a number of foreign jurisdictions. Many of our lawyers have practiced at the Bar in England or at leading law firms in London, New York, Frankfurt, Argentina, New Zealand, Canada and the Cayman Islands.
A number of our partners and senior counsel hold or have held senior positions within the Bermuda Government and the Bermuda regulator, the Bermuda Monetary Authority, or sit on a number of Bermuda Government advisory committees.
Our thriving corporate and insolvency groups are internationally recognised by clients and peers. We also have the premier commercial litigation and arbitration practice in Bermuda and are widely considered to be pre-eminent in insurance and reinsurance law. We also have detailed knowledge and extensive expertise in the areas of corporate, aircraft registration & finance, banking and hedge fund litigation, fraud litigation, shipping & admiralty disputes, telecommunications disputes, trusts disputes and international arbitration.
The firm is ranked highly in all of the major legal research directories, including Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, IFLR 1000, Euromoney’s Legal Media Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers and Practical Law Company. Seven of the firm’s lawyers, Rod Attride-Stirling, Jan Woloniecki, Neil Horner, Kehinde George, are listed as leaders in their respective areas of practice.