CD&P hires associate

Conyers Dill & Pearman has announced the addition of Richard Barton as an Associate in its Cayman Islands Litigation Department.

Mr. Barton joins the team from the Attorney General’s Chambers where he held the position of Crown Counsel.

Mr. Barton said: ‘I am impressed with the continued growth of Conyers Dill & Pearman, and by its ethos of quality and professional service with a friendly approach. I look forward to building on my experience further at the Firm.’

Mr. Barton read law at the Cayman Islands Law School and graduated with honours from the University of Liverpool in 2002. In 2005, he received a Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills from Inns of Court School of Law in England, having completed the Bar Vocational Course.

Mr. Barton is a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and the Cayman Islands Bar Association.

Nigel Meeson Q.C., Head of the Litigation Department, said: ‘I am delighted to welcome Richard to our team. His addition is timely in this period of financial turmoil … Richard is an example of Conyers Dill & Pearman’s continued commitment to the training and development of young Caymanians.’

From left are Mr. Meeson, Mr. Barton and Kevin Butler, a partner with Conyers Dill &Pearson. Photo: Submitted