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Mary V Ward


Mary V. Ward advises on all aspects of commercial and corporate law, with extensive experience in securities law, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring of private and public companies and private equity. She has also advised on insurance matters, including incorporation and ongoing regulatory requirements of commercial insurers, equity and debt financings of insurers and insurance groups including private placements, listed debt offerings and IPOs.

Mary is recognised as an expert in her field by both Chambers and Legal 500 with market sources recognising her considerable experience in securities and insurance work.

Mary is rated as a Leading Lawyer - Highly regarded in IFLR1000 2019.


Mary joined Carey Olsen Bermuda after 15 years at Conyers Dill & Pearman. Prior to her arrival in Bermuda, she worked for international law firms Linklaters in New York and Slaughter and May in London. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1994 and the Bermuda Bar in 2004.

Carey Olsen Bermuda Limited is a limited liability company incorporated in Bermuda and approved and recognised under the Bermuda Bar (Professional Companies) Rules 2009. The use of the title "Partner" is merely to denote seniority. Services are provided on the basis of our current terms of business

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What our clients say

"Mary Ward is a very experienced corporate partner, a commercial thinker and trusted adviser. Highly responsive to clients and good follow-up. A no-nonsense type!"

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