Bradley Houlston

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Bradley is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution department in Appleby’s Bermuda office and leads the employment and immigration law practice.

Bradley advises on all aspects of employment and HR issues, including drafting and negotiating employment documentation, defending complex and high-profile litigation and enforcing post-termination restrictive covenants. He also advises on internal investigations, disciplinaries and grievance matters. He has extensive experience advising clients in the re/insurance and financial services industries and has also advises clients in the hospitality, technology and natural resources sectors. He also advises senior executives on employment and immigration matters. Prior to joining Appleby, Bradley worked in the Labor & Employment team at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner for more than eight years.

Bradley often presents seminars and bespoke training sessions to in-house lawyers, HR professionals and managers. In addition, Bradley regularly publishes articles for the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, and has written on employment law and HR issues for a number of publications in the UK, including the Employment Law Journal and People Management.

As well as his employment and immigration practice, Bradley also advises clients on data protection issues.

Bradley was recognised as a ‘Rising Star’ in 2018 and 2019 by the Legal 500 in the UK. He is a member of the UK Employment Lawyers Association and BHRA (Bermuda Human Resource Association.)

PUBLICATIONS:

DEALS:

  • INTEGRAL ILS LTD., Advised Integral ILS Ltd., in connection with a significant cornerstone investment from alternative investment manager New Holland Capital (NHC), bringing secured commitments up to $600 million;
  • ARGO GROUP, Advised Agro Group International Holdings, Ltd., an underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market, in an agreement to sell its reinsurance business, Ariel Re;
  • INTEGRAL ILS LTD., Advised Integral ILS Ltd., an independent alternative fund manager focused on insurance-linked strategies in connection with a significant cornerstone investment.

Education:

College of Law (York)

Durham University

Updates

23 Feb 2021 | News

Bermuda announces new Economic Investment Residential Certificate

Individuals will now be able to obtain the right to reside in Bermuda in return for making an econom...

Contributors: Bradley Houlston
26 Jan 2021 | News

Bermuda Employment Law Developments

A number of changes to the Employment Act 2000 (Act), Bermuda’s key piece of employment legislatio...

Contributors: Jordan Knight
3 Nov 2020 | Deals

Appleby Bermuda advised Argo Group in the sale of Ariel Re

Our Bermuda team advised Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., an underwriter of specialty insura...

26 Aug 2020 | News

Appleby and Appleby Global Services Bermuda sponsor and speak at International Trusts Conference

Appleby and Appleby Global Services (AGS) are, once again, proud to be Gold sponsors of the Transcon...

4 Aug 2020 | News

Bermuda launches new one-year ‘Work From Bermuda’ residency initiative

Bermuda is now offering one-year residency for those who want to work or study remotely. Effective ...

6 Mar 2020 | News

Bermuda tables immigration changes for mixed-status families

The Government of Bermuda tabled in the House today a Bill which would amend the Bermuda Immigration...

27 Jan 2020 | News

Bermuda Employment & Immigration legal developments

A number of confirmed changes to employment and immigration law in Bermuda are due to come into forc...

Contributors: Jordan Knight
11 Dec 2019 | News

Bermuda Appoints Data Privacy Commissioner

The Governor of Bermuda announced today the appointment of a Privacy Commissioner to be effective 20...

28 Oct 2019 | News

Appleby hires two new lawyers in Corporate and Dispute Resolution

Appleby Bermuda is delighted to welcome Jamie Rego and Bradley Houlston to its Corporate department ...

Contributors: Jamie Rego

Publications

1 Sep 2021 |

Changes to rules on Permanent Residency Certificates

The Ministry of Labour has recently issued a policy paper, ‘Securing Permanency for Long-Term Resi...

26 Aug 2021 |

What to remember when an employee leaves

Just as when a new recruit is on-boarded, there are a variety of tasks an employer needs to deal wit...

26 Jul 2021 |

What not to forget when an employee leaves

There are many practical and ‘housekeeping’ matters that employers need to deal with when an emp...

Contributors: Jordan Knight
25 Jun 2021 |

Can an employer dismiss an employee for refusing to return to work due to concerns about Covid?

Public health restrictions in Bermuda have been gradually easing in recent months and almost all cam...

25 May 2021 |

Changes to the rules on Bermuda status for children

The Government of Bermuda has recently introduced changes to assist with the process of verifying an...

23 Apr 2021 |

Changes to the Employment Act 2000 – Part 5

This is the fifth and final part of our series of articles on the amendments to the Employment Act 2...

15 Apr 2021 |

6 months on: Temporary relocation and residency by investment continues to increase in popularity

Six months on from the new digital nomad programmes, did the predicted upward trend reflect the real...

25 Mar 2021 |

Changes to the Employment Act 2000 – Part 4

This Article is Part 4 of our series on the amendments to the Employment Act 2000 (“Act”) that w...

11 Feb 2021 |

New labour law tackles bullying and harassment

A Bill recently passed in the Senate will introduce important changes to the Employment Act 2000 (...

29 Jan 2021 |

Changes to the Employment Act 2000 – Part 2

This is the second in our series of articles looking at upcoming changes to the Employment Act 2000 ...

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