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Ernest Morrison
Managing Director
Director in Corporate and Commercial Department

(441) 294 1503

Ernest practices in all areas of corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, private and public offerings of debt and capital (with listings on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, the NYSE, the AIM Market, as well as the Singapore Stock Exchange and the ASX), telecommunications (where he is the principal advisor on regulatory and corporate issues for the primary international carrier in Bermuda, as well as a national carrier, cable broadcaster and internet service provider) and insurance (advising on the establishment and regulation of Bermuda insurers, brokers and managers), together with investments in such entities.

From 1983 to 1986, Ernest was employed as a legal advisor to Shipowner’s Insurance Company based in London.

Ernest joined the firm’s legacy partnership of Hallett Whitney Patton in 1986 and became a partner in 1987. He became head of the Corporate Department when Hallett Whitney & Patton merged with Cox & Wilkinson in 1998 to form CHW. He has served as the firm's Managing Director since 2015.

Ernest is married with three children and speaks fluent Danish. He is a member of the Bermuda Bar Association and Gray’s Inn

CHW advises GeoPark on $300 million note placement
CHW advises Southlands Ltd. on groundbreaking land swap


BA (Hons) in Law
Anglia Ruskin University, England

University College, London, England

England & Wales (now not practising), 1982
Bermuda, 1984

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Ernest Morrison (Managing Director)
Natalie Neto (Head of Dept)
Janice Gutteridge
Melanie Fullerton
Andrew Barnes

David Kessaram (Head of Dept)
Kim White
Craig Rothwell
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David Cooper

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Theresa Grant (Manager)
Jeannette Monk
Karen Woollery
Dionne Hackett
Patreese Simmons

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John Kessaram
George Hassell
Valerie Dill

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Ernest Morrison (Managing Director)
Karen Skiffington (Firm Administrator)
John (Chuck) MacDonald (Financial Controller)

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