CHW’s attorneys advise on arrange of private client matters including:
- advice on trust issues
- trust litigation
- formation and migration of trusts
- trust management and administration
CHW’s real estate attorneys are experienced in all facets of freehold and leasehold property acquisition and disposal (both commercial and residential) and advise both local and international clients in relation to land transactions.
The acquisition of Bermuda real estate by foreigners is restricted by the Bermuda Government to those properties forming the upper end of the real estate market (as determined by their annual rental value (ARV) being over a certain level).
Non-Bermudians require a Government licence before being able to buy a house or condominium, application for which must be made in the prescribed form with supporting character and financial references. CHW’s attorneys assist clients in all stages of the application process, advising what is required and compiling and submitting the application on their behalf.