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Sanderson joins BeesMont Law

New recruit: Peter Sanderson of BeesMont Law (Photograph supplied)

Barrister Peter Sanderson, has joined law firm BeesMont Law Ltd as senior litigation counsel. Mr Sanderson appears regularly before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, and specialist tribunals, and has also appeared before the Privy Council in London. Before joining BeesMont, Mr Sanderson was head of litigation at Benedek Lewin. He advises on areas of law including immigration and nationality, contract and employment disputes, corporate and shareholder disputes, criminal liability and traffic offences, child protection matters, property disputes, boundaries and easements, judicial review of government decisions, constitutional challenges to legislation, discrimination and human rights, and personal injuries. Sharon Beesley, partner at BeesMont Law, said: “We are really pleased to announce that Peter has joined the firm. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience which expands the services which BeesMont is able to provide for our clients. His internationally-recognised reputation fits in well with the firm’s commitment to providing the highest standard of service for our clients.” Mr Sanderson acts as an arbitrator and mediator in various matters. He is also able to provide expert evidence of Bermuda law for foreign proceedings and act as an Examiner for the taking of depositions. In a statement, BeesMont added: “Highly respected in Bermuda and beyond, Mr Sanderson is one of the most active litigators before the courts. His dynamic approach has helped him build an impressive client base across various areas of law.“He adds value for clients through a dynamic approach of finding angles that others may have missed, in-depth understanding of the sometimes obscure sources underpinning Bermuda’s laws, and a strategic focus on procedural rules and costs mitigation. With this approach, Mr Sanderson has been able to build a client base across various areas of law, and has been involved with landmark precedents for the interpretation of the law, reported in international publications such as Law Reports of the Commonwealth and West Indian Reports.” Mr Sanderson said: “BeesMont Law has an excellent reputation, both on the island and internationally, and I look forward to expanding the services the firm is able to provide through my practice.” • BeesMont Law has a website at www.beesmont.bm