Peter Dunlop Joins Walkers Bermuda as Partner

Walkers Bermuda* is pleased to announce that Peter Dunlop has joined the firm as Partner in the Insolvency & Dispute Resolution practice.

Peter adds significant re/insurance law expertise and litigation/arbitration experience to Walkers' bench having developed significant practices in Bermuda and London. Peter has over 20 years of legal experience, having practiced in London at Lovells (now Hogan Lovells) and in Bermuda at another leading Bermuda law firm. Peter is an experienced advocate and specialises in the arbitration of complex international re/insurance disputes across a broad range of industries, as well as non-contentious advice in the areas of contract drafting and new products underwriting support to the world's leading (re)insurers and ILS funds. Peter also has extensive experience in the litigation of corporate/commercial disputes, fraud cases and insolvency-related matters, advising directors, shareholders, Bermuda companies, private equity and hedge funds, and insolvency practitioners and other advisors.

Peter is also a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter having spent nearly five years at XL Catlin, Bermuda creating a pioneering portfolio of re/insurance business in the areas of transactional liability, litigation risk containment, contingency, structured credit and regulatory capital arbitrage, tax and alternative risk transfer. Peter also has significant regulatory experience and spent six months on secondment at General Re UK Ltd in London working on the global regulatory investigations in to finite reinsurance practices.

Given Peter's experience in-house and his background as an underwriter, he has a truly unique, on-the-ground insight in to structuring 'pathfinder' re/insurance solutions, which complements his contentious expertise in the re/insurance space.

Managing Partner and Head of Walkers Bermuda's Insolvency & Dispute Resolution group, Kevin Taylor, commented, "Peter brings with him a wealth of experience and we are very pleased that he has agreed to join our team. His expertise and experience will enhance our already strong contentious practice in Bermuda."

*Walkers works in exclusive association with Kevin Taylor, trading as 'Walkers Bermuda', a full service commercial law firm providing advice on all aspects of Bermuda law.