Alec R Anderson is global head of the trust and private client group and a director in the Bermuda office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. He joined Conyers in 1985 and became a partner in 1991. He is also a director and president of Codan Trust Company Limited, a licensed trust company and a controlled affiliate of Conyers Dill & Pearman.
Mr Anderson’s practice includes trust and estate planning for international private clients, advising on various cross-border transactions involving trusts, especially the restructuring, modification and variation of trusts. He also has expertise in trust dispute resolution and assisting mediated resolution of contentious trust matters. Additionally, his practice includes involvement in the protection of family wealth from divorce and other litigation.
Mr Anderson is a regular speaker at conferences and contributor to many trade and legal publications. He has published several chapters in books on trust and private client practice in Bermuda. He is the Bermuda editor of the journal Trusts & Trustees. He is also the chairman of the Bermuda Trust Law Reform Committee.
Mr Anderson has been recognised as a leading private client lawyer by Chambers Global, which ranks Mr Anderson in band 1 for international private client work and notes that he is described by sources as ‘just a superstar – a great lawyer and a great adviser to clients’.