- Civil Litigation & Tribunal Advocacy
- Human Rights & Anti-Discrimination Law
- Regulatory and Administrative Law
- Employment & Immigration Law
- Workplace Privacy
- Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information
- Privacy by Design
- Data Ethics & Security
- Public Law
- Personal Injury & Tortious Claims
- Estate Litigation
Counsel, Head of Regulatory & Governance
Gretchen is a Bermuda and UK (non-practicing) qualified barrister and the Head of Regulatory & Governance at BeesMont Law
Gretchen works closely with our Corporate attorneys to advise commercial organisations on Bermuda regulatory considerations as well transactional employment and privacy issues arising from mergers & acquisitions, business re-organisations and strategic planning.
Her diverse practice emphasises policy and legal solutions to build commercial resilience and achieve strategic outcomes for Bermuda organisations. Her work includes advising on the alignment of compliance programmes with technology and Bermuda law, such as the Bribery Act, Personal Information Protection Act and Bermuda’s access to information regime, the Public Access to Information Act 2010. She provides advice and representation in connection with regulatory and statutory compliance, administrative decision making and processes, statutory interpretation, and legal reform. She also advises clients on their interactions with Bermuda Government departments and independent supervisory regulators.
Gretchen has experience advising the public sector on non-contentious issues arising from employment in Bermuda including human rights, employee privacy, immigration and benefits claims as well as compliance with and interpretation of establishing statute, Financial Instructions and Ministerial Directions.
Prior to joining BeesMont in January 2017, Gretchen was an attorney at an international offshore law firm in Bermuda and represented clients in employment & tortious claims, estate and debt collection matters in Bermuda’s Magistrates Court, Supreme Court and Employment Tribunal.
Community & Industry Engagement
Gretchen is the Chair of the Bermuda Bar Sub-Committee for the Advancement of Privacy Law and Appropriate Regulation of the Legal Industry (2019 – present) and a Co-Chair of the Bermuda KnowledgeNet Chapter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) (2020-present).
In 2022, she was nominated as a Bursary Awardee for the IAPP Global Privacy Summit Conference in Washington DC for her work in the privacy sphere. She was further identified in 2022 as a 50 for the Next 50 Honoree from her alma mater, Williston Northampton, for her leadership as a “woman defining the future”. In 2023, she successfully obtained a Professional Legal Education Certificate in Negotiating and Drafting IT Agreements from York University, Osgoode Hall School of Law.
The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, August 2011
Barrister, Bar of England & Wales, July 2013 (non-practising)
Barrister & Attorney, Bar of Bermuda, October 2013
Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators,(ACIArb), January 2015
Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths, Bermuda.
University of Buckingham (LLB, Bachelor of Laws)
University of Nottingham (LLM, International Commercial Law with Distinction)
City University London, The City Law School (Bar Professional Training Course)
Member of Bermuda Human Resources Association
Former Council Member of the Architects Registration Council (2016-2018)