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Ojeda Smith is an Associate in Appleby’s Bermuda office. She joined Appleby in March 2022 as part of its legal trainee programme and was called to the Bermuda Bar in November 2021.

Ojeda entered as a second year trainee in the Corporate department with the Insurance team. She assists with a wide array of re/insurance matters and has gained experience in providing insurance specific regulatory advice.

Before joining Appleby, Ojeda worked in the Corporate department at a Bermuda law firm.

Work Highlights

  • PRISMIC LIFE REINSURANCE LTD. – Appleby advised Prudential Financial, Inc. and Warburg Pincus LLC, in the launch of Prismic Life Reinsurance, Ltd., a licensed Class E Bermuda-based life and annuity reinsurance company;
  • AEGON – Appleby Bermuda acts as counsel to the Aegon group in connection with the proposed re-domiciliation of Aegon N.V. to Bermuda;
  • KUVARE HOLDINGS – Appleby advised Kuvare Holdings (Kuvare) on its formation of Kindley Re Ltd. (Kindley Re), a newly formed Bermuda-domiciled reinsurer which will co-invest at least USD 400 million with Kuvare in qualifying life insurance and annuity transactions.

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Qualifications & Education

Ojeda obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology at Nottingham Trent University. She completed her Graduate Diploma in Law, Legal Practice Course and Master of Laws (Commendation) at Nottingham Law School.

  • Nottingham Trent University (UK)

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