Corporate & Finance

Corporate & Finance

We have extensive experience in advising local and international clients on a wide range of corporate transactions and related company law issues. Our team has proven professional skills and has earned a reputation for sound judgment and a practical, commercial approach.

We advise on:

  • General company law
  • Joint ventures and partnerships
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Winding up and liquidation
  • Bond and note offerings
  • Initial public offerings (“IPOs”), secondary offers, rights issues and private placements
  • Restructuring and reorganizations

Further details may be found on our sub-pages.


MJM Limited’s ‘very good practice’ is highly rated for its experience in M&A, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, and investment funds. The team acted for Sysco Corporation on its acquisition of foodservice distributor Brakes Group. The ‘savvy and flexible’ Peter Martin, who is ‘an excellent corporate and commercial lawyer and who understands what is needed’, is highly rated for business acquisitions and shipping matters. Jeremy Leese and Brian Holdipp are key senior associates.
– Legal500, 2018

‘Always going the extra mile’, MJM Limited’s key practice areas include aviation and ship finance, corporate borrowing and bank lending, global equity offerings and listings, international real estate finance, and regulatory compliance. – Legal500, 2018

What the team is known for: Highly experienced, independent Bermudian practice that is regularly sought out by international law firms to act as Bermuda counsel on high-value trasactions. Regularly assists Norwegian clients with ship finance and a range of other matters. Also noted for its regular advice to the government of Bermuda and related entities.

Strengths: Commentators highlight “the depth and breadth of legal expertise within the firm,” with sources enthusing: “They are excellent lawyers, as academically gifted as they are commercially practical.” – Chambers Global, 2018

Company Administration

The full range of company secretarial services, including the incorporation of companies and the provision of corporate directors and company secretaries is available to clients through our affiliated companies: Quorum and MJM Europe Limited. Nominee services are also available through Quorum Nominees Limited.


We have published extensively in highly regarded international guides. Please see the Bookshelf for downloadable PDF versions of our subject-specific Bermuda chapters and related articles.

View our Corporate & Finance brochure:

Shipping and Offshore Drilling

Aviation Finance Update (2016)

Directors’ Duties (2016)