MJM is one of Bermuda’s leading law firms. We have a broad ranging practice with a reputation for excellence in our core practice areas.
MJM is regularly retained by leading international law firms. We offer practical, common sense advice based on an in-depth knowledge of the legal, regulatory and commercial environment in Bermuda. We also offer a high degree of Director involvement in the work that we do. Each practice area is led by a Director who is recognised as a leading practitioner in Bermuda in their respective field of specialisation. Our collaborative approach across practice areas enables us to offer a comprehensive and thorough service to our clients.
MJM attorneys are regularly listed in international guides to legal practitioners in Bermuda, including Chambers Global — The World’s Leading Lawyers, IFLR1000 and The Legal 500.Show more +
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.
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.
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.
- Oxford University: BA (Hons)(Oxon) – Modern History 1990
- College of Law (York): Law Society Finals (with honours) 1993
Mergers & Acquisitions in Bermuda
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