Andrew A. Martin — Significant Cases

Andrew A. Martin

Director

Andrew A. Martin

Significant Cases

Andrew has been involved in a significant number of cases reported in the Bermuda Law Reports. Cases of note include:

Privy Council

  • American Patriot Insurance Agency Inc et al v Mutual Risk Management Limited and Others (Fraud)
  • Minister of the Environment v Barber and Scarborough Property Holdings Ltd. (Ministerial discretion)
  • Ambassador Insurance Co (In Liquidation) v Kempe and Hamilton (Joint Liquidators of Mentor Insurance) (Scheme of Arrangement)
  • Flag Ltd v Reda and Abdul-Jalil (Mutual trust and confidence)
  • Focus Insurance Co. Ltd (In Liquidation) v Hardy and Others(Default sanction)

Court of Appeal

  • Dorinco v New Cap Reinsurance Co Ltd. (In Liquidation)(International insolvency cooperation)
  • Schindler v Garner and Bermuda Trust Company Ltd. (Forced heirship)
  • Glencore Grain Ltd v Agros Co. Ltd. (Set off of unliquidated claims)
  • Cooke and Comp Indemnity Reinsurance Co v John Hancock Life Insurance (Subpoena in arbitration proceedings)
  • Stena Finance BV and Temple Holdings Ltd v Sea Containers Ltd and Others (Take over bid)
  • Chyrses Ltd. v Accountant General (Stamp Duties)
  • Bird v Magzone(Bda) Ltd and the Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Ltd. (Banker’s duty to customer)
  • First Atlantic Commerce Limited v Bank of Bermuda (Costs)

Supreme Court

  • In the Matter of A Trust (Will trust — Disclosure of information regarding underlying company — Confidentiality — Breach of settlement terms)
  • DeGroote v MacMillan and BETCO and Cooper Associates Real Estate (Misrepresentation by broker)
  • Re Star I and Star II Trusts, Von Knieriem v Bermuda Trust Company Limited and Grosvenor Trust Company (Protector’s duty to trust)
  • Doughty v Coral Petroleum Company Ltd. (Employment and pension rights)
  • Hopewell International Insurance Limited v Gold Medal Insurance Company (Scheme of Arrangement)
  • Mackie and Others v BCB Trust Company Limited and Bermuda Commercial Bank Limited (Trustee’s fees)
  • In re Stewardship Credit Arbitrage Fund Limited (Insolvency of mutual fund)
  • Validus Holdings Limited v IPC Holdings Limited (Scheme of Arrangement)
  • Phoenix Global Fund Limited v Citigroup Fund Services (Bermuda) Limited and the Bank of Bermuda Limited (Breach of fund administrators’ duties)
  • Tensor Endowment Fund Limited v New Stream Secured Captial Fund Limited (Segregated accounts company)

Andrew’s full biography can be viewed here.