John Hindess
Senior Associate

john.hindess@law.bm

John is a Senior Associate in the Litigation and Advice Team at Marshall Diel & Myers Limited. He was born and raised in Bermuda and in 2014, he returned from Vancouver, British Columbia, where he had trained and worked for three years. John gained considerable litigation experiencemaking appearances in all levels of court in British Columbia including the B.C. Court of Appeal.

Expertise

John’s practice encompasses all aspects of commercial and civil litigation. In his early practice, he gained a broad experience in contract and commercial litigation with an emphasis on construction law.  As his practice developed, John expanded his experience and knowledge with a wider variety of litigation matters including family law, privacy law, health law, employment law and administrative law.

While John has extensive advocacy experience and regularly appears before all levels of court and administrative tribunals, he was also a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals in Vancouver which enabled him to develop and enhance his negotiation, mediation and arbitration skills.

He also has significant drafting experience including employment, construction and contractors’ contracts as well as share and asset purchase agreements, non-disclosure agreements and confidentiality agreements.

John has established a reputation as an extremely effective advocate and negotiator and is known for being industrious, versatile and diligent.  He prides himself on his excellent client relations and his ability to generate creative solutions. John is able to tailor his approach to fit each client and their needs. He believes in finding the most efficient and cost effective result for his clients whether it is in or outside of court.

Education

Queen’s University (B.A., Hons., 2005)

University of Warwick (LL.B, 2008)

Bar Admissions

Vancouver, Canada, 2011 (now not practicing)

Bermuda Bar 2014

Industry Associations

Member, Bermuda Bar Association

Director of Employee Assistance Program

Deputy Chair of Human Rights Commission

Board member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Bermuda

Member of INSOL

Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public for Bermuda