What has been the highlight of your practice over the past 12 months?
Sitting as a judge in the Supreme Court of Bermuda.
What advice would you give rising stars/new lawyers in the private client world?
Be patient and enjoy your work.
What is your favourite quote?
“You miss 100% of the shots you don't take,” Wayne Gretzky.
Jeffrey Elkinson is a partner at Conyers Dill and Pearman. Jeffrey is a Member of the Bars of Ireland, England & Wales, Hong Kong, New South Wales, New York, US Court of International Trade, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Bermuda and Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. He is a Special Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Assistant Justice of the Supreme Court of Bermuda, Partner of Conyers Dill and Pearman and a door tenant of Des Voeux Chambers. Jeffrey specialises in dealing with disputes in the area of trusts. He is an active arbitrator and counsel with appointments from ICC, LCIA, CIArb. He is a past President of CIArb (2012), course director and tutor for Fellowship and Membership courses of the Institute. Chambers Global recognises Jeffrey as a leading dispute resolution lawyer - “a very tactically minded lawyer with a huge amount of common sense, and great fun to work with” and described in Legal 500 2017 as a “star litigator, highly commercial and effective.”