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3 - 5 June 2018
The Hamilton Princess,


Shaping the agenda for the offshore world - join the entire industry at the flagship trusts event

Trans Trust Bermuda 2018 so far

confirmed speakers
Delegates already confirmed
Leading Event

Just Opened-Rising Star Comeptition 2018

Rising Star Comeptition 2018 Topic

21st Century Data – all that information, all that responsibility! Are the GDPR and subject access requests just what the beneficiary ordered, or the end of confidentiality as we know it? Discuss.

Who can enter?

Once again Sue Medder of XXIV Old Buildings will be leading the Rising Star judging panel. This competition is open to those with under 7 years’ experience in the industry.

What could you win?

All entrants will receive a free ticket to the conference and the chance to present their winning paper to the entire audience.

Please submit your essay on the topic by the 1st May to rosie.graham@informa.com. Word limit is 1000.

2018 Highlights Include

The Transcontinental Supreme Court is back!

Eason Rajah QC, Richard Wilson QC and Jefery Elkinson will battle it out in front our esteemed judging panel:

  • Lead by: The Hon. Justice David Hayton , The Caribbean Court of Justice
  • The Hon. Justice Indra Charles - Justice, Supreme Court of The Bahamas
  • The Hon. Justice Ian Kawaley - Chief Justice, Bermuda
  • The Hon. Justice Ingrid Mangatal - Jusitce of the Grand Court, Cayman

This year in the bid to involve the audience more we will begin with a mock client meeting, setting out the legal issues and fact pattern.

Choose the streams and breakfast briefings which interest you:

Choose from our varied choice of breakfast briefings and streams including:

  • Structuring and advising Middle Eastern clients
  • Structuring and advising Latam clients
  • Offshore update
  • Jurisdictional options and trends in HNW movement
  • Litigation
Fantastic Social Acitvities
  • Join us also for the BDA hosted welcome BBQ at the Hamilton Princess on Sunday 3rd June.
  • EFG will be inviting delegates to set sail on their boat which will taken invited delegates from the venue to near the Beach party to enjoy a swizzle and some good company.
  • Michelle Wolfe and the Meritus crew will once again give us an evening of drinks and dancing.
  • Peregrine and Black will be hosting the dinner in a beautiful setting.

Spouse Passes are available for all evening activities

Who has registered already?

  • IPG Family Office
  • Harcus Sinclair
  • Waverton Investment Management
  • Mourant Ozannes
  • Rawlinson & Hunter
  • Lombard Odier
  • Cox Hallett Wilkinson
  • Anchor Investment Management
  • Mandat
  • Clarien Bank Limited
  • Schellenberg Wittmer
  • Harneys
  • Perspecta Trust
  • 64 NorthWest Partners

Jon and Basil are back for 2018!

The dynamic duo are back for another year. Register your interest now to avoid missing out

What did 2017 Offer?

attendees from across the globe congregate in Bermuda to discuss the latest issues and challenges affecting the trusts industry
expert speakers including renowned Judges, Barristers, leading law firm Partners, international experts from across the world.
The #1 Global Trusts Event

2017 Highlights Include

Mock Supreme Transcontinental Court

Gilead Cooper QC and Shan Warnock-Smith QC argued their case in front of The Supreme Transcontinental Court resided by:

The Honourable Justice David Hayton, The Caribbean Court of Justice,

Her Honour Hazel Marshall QC - Lieutenant Bailiff, States of Guernsey and

Justice Robin McMillan, Cayman

How was 2017 for our Delegates?

Keith Robinson, Partner, Applebys

Marie McNeela, Director, Lancaster Trust

Glen Atchinson, Managing Partner, Harbottle & Lewis

2017 Rising Star Competition to return in 2018! Details to be released soon

What does it entail?

Rising stars with under 7 years experience were invited to submit an essay on the subject:

Private client structuring: showcasing legal innovation and world class legal expertise or a device to assist the rich get richer? 

Word Limit- 1000 max

Meet our Winner

Neil Thomson is an active commercial and general insurance litigation attorney joining Sedgwick Chudleigh from a prestigious Australian global law firm. His insurance cases include property damage, personal injury, contracts and indemnity. Mr. Thomson has an advanced understanding of contract law and civil procedure. He handles multiple commercial litigation cases throughout all stages of the litigation process from pre-pleading stages and interlocutory proceedings to settlement negotiations, trial and appeals. 

The 2017 Judging Panel

Led by Sue Medder of XXIV Chambers and included 

Nicholas Le PoidevinQC, Barrister, New Square Chambers and 

Nathanial Turner, Partner at ASW Law

Unparalleled Networking Events

Network with the TransTrusts community throughout the event at our unique parties and events, all set in the beautiful surroundings of Bermuda.

Want to get involved as a Partner? There are plenty of ways to join us including as a boat party.dinner/beach party/drinks reception sponsor and many many more.

Download our Bermuda 2018 brochure which details full options for more information. 

Lead Partner 2018

Bronze Partners