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Michael Frith

Chairman - Senior Counsel



Michael Frith is the non-executive chairman of Carey Olsen Services Bermuda Limited. He has significant experience in the provision of corporate administrative services to Bermuda groups, and has served as independent director on a large number of Bermuda boards, including finance and holding vehicles, commercial and captive insurers, SPIs and investment funds.

Michael is also senior counsel at Carey Olsen Bermuda Limited and his legal practice focuses on all aspects of Bermuda corporate law, including corporate structures, equity and debt financings sand IPOs. Michael has particular experience advising on the formation and ongoing regulatory and transactional requirements of Bermuda corporate and insurance structures.

Michael also has particular expertise in relation to Bermuda’s economic substance requirements, and has been a key advisor to the Bermuda Registrar of Companies and Ministry of Finance in relation to the development and implementation of Bermuda’s economic substance legislation and related guidance.


Prior to joining Carey Olsen in 2020, Michael was a director in the corporate department (insurance) of a major Bermuda-based offshore firm and corporate service provider, where he practiced for over 16 years.

Michael has been a member of the Insurance Advisory Committee since 2011, advising the Minister of Finance on matters relating to the development and regulation of the insurance industry in Bermuda.

Michael has also served the Employment and Labour Tribunal (formerly the Employment Tribunal) since 2013.

Carey Olsen Bermuda Limited is a company limited by shares 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, which can be viewed at: