Jeremy Leese

Jeremy Leese

Director

Jeremy Leese

Areas of Practice

Jeremy Leese is a Director of the firm and Head of the Corporate Department at MJM. Jeremy’s practice focuses on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, shipping and aviation finance, corporate reorganisations and restructurings, banking and international real estate finance, structured finance, as well as regulatory and legislative compliance.

Professional Experience

After qualification with a magic circle firm in the UK, Jeremy practised corporate law in the UK for four years before moving in 1999 to one of the leading offshore law firms and working in their Bermuda, Hong Kong, Jersey and British Virgin Islands offices. After a spell heading the Corporate & Commercial team at a firm in Anguilla, Jeremy returned to Bermuda with MJM in August 2012.

Professional Activities

Jeremy is a member of The Law Society of England & Wales, the Bermuda Bar Association, the BVI Bar Association and the Anguilla Bar Association.

Bar and Court Admissions

Jeremy was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (now non-practising) in 1995, and called to the Bermuda Bar 2003. He was also admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI Circuit) in 2008, and as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Anguilla Circuit) in 2011.

Education

  • Oxford University: BA (Hons)(Oxon) – Modern History 1990
  • College of Law (York): Law Society Finals (with honours) 1993

Publications

  • International Comparative Legal Guide to: Mergers & Acquisitions 2019 – View
  • Getting the Deal Through – Aviation Finance & Leasing 2018 – View 
  • Getting the Deal Through – Aviation Finance & Leasing 2017 – View
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending & Secured Finance 2016  – View
  • Getting the Deal Through – Aviation Finance & Leasing – Bermuda Chapter – 2016 – View
  • Getting the Deal Through – Securities Finance 2015 – View
  • Getting the Deal Through – Aviation Finance & Leasing 2015 – View
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending & Secured Finance 2015  – View
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending & Secured Finance 2014  – View
  • Getting the Deal Through – Securities Finance 2014 – View
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Alternative Investment Funds 2014  – View
  • Jeremy is a regular contributor to the Bermuda Law Blog

Aviation Finance Update (2016)