Mark Pettingill, General Counsel
Mark has practiced in all areas of general litigation and has significant experience in the Supreme Court of Bermuda and the Court of Appeal. Mark has been closely involved with the continuing development of Bermuda Fintech initiative and has significant working knowledge in relation to Bermuda legal and regulatory requirements and a plethora of experience in working relationships with Government administrations.
Mark was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1992 and subsequently the Bermuda Bar. He was a founding partner and later consultant of Wakefield Quin Limited and was appointed Attorney-General of Bermuda in 2012 during which time he guided important Legislation through Parliament, created the Civil Asset Recovery Authority and spoke on several occasions both locally and internationally on Bermuda's Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Know your Client (KYC) Regime.
Mark was an elected Member of Parliament from 2008-2017 when he retired from public office. In 2015 he was appointed by the Governor to the Electoral Boundaries Commission and was the Chairman of the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee for the protection of children.