Elizabeth Denman is a Director in the Corporate department in the Bermuda office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. She joined Conyers in 2009 after spending nine years as the leader of the investment funds practice at another Bermuda law firm. She has extensive and in-depth experience in all aspects of corporate, commercial and securities law, with particular emphasis and expertise in structuring investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity vehicles, partnerships, closed ended funds, master and feeder structures and insurance linked securities funds. She has also advised both investment managers and investors on investment fund insolvencies and work outs.
Prior to arriving in Bermuda, her experience included working as Head of Listings at the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange and as legal counsel to the Toronto Stock Exchange. She also spent several years in private practice in Toronto, Canada specialising in securities transactions and IPOs, particularly in the mining and natural resource sectors. She earned a BA (hons) from the University of Toronto, Canada and an LLB from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. Ms. Denman was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1996 and to the Bar of Bermuda in 2002.
Elizabeth is a member of the Asset Management Section of the Bermuda Business Development Agency and is a frequent speaker at conferences locally and internationally. She is the Author of the “Bermuda” chapter in The Asset Management Review, October 2012, 2013 and 2014 and a regular contributor to a variety of industry publications including The Hedge Fund Law Report and IFC Review.
Recognised in Bermuda: Re+ILS supplement, Influential Women of Bermuda, 2015