Ernest Morrison
Managing Director
Head of Corporate and Commercial Department

(441) 294 1503
 

Ernest practices in all areas of corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, private and public offerings of debt and capital (with listings on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, the NYSE, the AIM Market, as well as the Singapore Stock Exchange and the ASX), telecommunications (where he is the principal advisor on regulatory and corporate issues for the primary international carrier in Bermuda, as well as a national carrier, cable broadcaster and internet service provider) and insurance (advising on the establishment and regulation of Bermuda insurers, brokers and managers), together with investments in such entities.

From 1983 to 1986, Ernest was employed as a legal advisor to Shipowner’s Insurance Company based in London.

Ernest joined the firm’s legacy partnership of Hallett Whitney Patton in 1986 and became a partner in 1987. He became head of the Corporate Department when Hallett Whitney & Patton merged with Cox & Wilkinson in 1998 to form CHW.

Ernest is married with three children and speaks fluent Danish. He is a member of the Bermuda Bar Association and Gray’s Inn

DEALS AND CASES
CHW advises GeoPark on $300 million note placement
CHW advises Southlands Ltd. on groundbreaking land swap


EDUCATION

BA (Hons) in Law
Anglia Ruskin University, England

LLM.
University College, London, England

ADMISSIONS
England & Wales (now not practising), 1982
Bermuda, 1984
 

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Corporate
Ernest Morrison (Head of Dept)
Natalie Neto
Janice Gutteridge
Melanie Fullerton

Litigation
David Kessaram (Head of Dept)
Kim White
Craig Rothwell
Steven White

Samuel Riihiluoma
Akilah Beckles

Private Client & Real Estate
Lorren Wilson (Head of Dept)
David Cooper
Helen McIntosh
Andrew Barnes

Intellectual Property
Jennifer Hedges

Coson Corporate
Services Limited

Theresa Grant (Manager)
Jeannette Monk
Karen Woollery
Zina Darrell
Dionne Hackett
Patreese Simmons

State House Trust Company Limited
John Kessaram
George Hassell
Valerie Dill

Firm Management
Ernest Morrison (Managing Director)

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