Fozeia Rana-Fahy

Fozeia Rana-Fahy

Director

Fozeia Rana-Fahy

Areas of Practice

Fozeia acts for both international and local clients in a wide range of complex disputes including corporate, banking, insurance, employment/immigration, insolvency and high-value trust litigation cases. She routinely advises and gives presentations on topical issues for the banking, insurance, trust and private client sectors in Bermuda. She also has a successful mediation practice and is the leader of the Bermuda Business Development Agency Trust & Private Client Group Executive.

Professional Experience

Fozeia was in private practice in London (UK) from 2000 to 2004 at Lovells and at Elborne Mitchell. Prior to joining MJM in 2009, she was an associate at Appleby from 2005 to 2009.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • England and Wales Bar, 2003
  • Bermuda Bar, 2006

Education

  • B.A. (Hons), Kingston University (England), 1998
  • LPC, College of Law (London England), 1999

Publications

  • Getting the Deal Through: Corporate Immigration – 2017 – View
  • “Speaking the Same Language – How Bermuda caters to China’s needs” in STEP’s Bermuda Trust issue, November 2015 – View
  • “Islands of opportunity” in Step Journal – Bermuda Supplement 2014 – View
  • Fozeia is a regular contributor to the Bermuda Law Blog

Speaking Engagements

  • Employment, Immigration and Data Protection Update (ABIC/ABIR), Bermuda (2017)
  • Bermuda Trust Update (Podcast) (2016)
  • Transcontinental Trusts, Bermuda – Exiting Difficult Trusteeships (2016)
  • Legal Week Trusts & Estates Litigation Forum, France – “Trust Flight: Where can you go to resolve trust restructuring issues” (2016)
  • American Bar Association’s Real Property Trust and Estate Law Spring Symposium, Washington “The Young and the Restless versus the Bold and the Beautiful – International Inheritance Disputes Dissected“ (2016)
  • Legal Week Trusts & Estates Litigation Forum, France – “How are the Mighty Fallen – Examination of cross border estate and trust issues” (2015) Transcontinental Trusts, Bermuda “How to Change your Trust Structure” (2015)
  • IBC Private Client, London – “Stress Testing Trust Structures – How to Adapt to Change” (2014)
  • ABIC/ABIR, Bermuda – Restrictive Covenants in the Insurance Industry (ABIC/ABIR) (2013)

Recognition

  • Citywealth IFC Power Women Top 200 List for 2016: Fozeia recognised for the second year in a row in 2016 as one of the leading international female professionals. “She is a thoughtful, creative and forceful courtroom advocate”
  • Citywealth IFC Power Women Top 200 List for 2015: Fozeia recognised among the top 200 Power Women across international financial centres (in the fields of private client advisory, private wealth, philanthropy, education and government)

Bermuda Trusts Update (2016)