Michael Joseph Mello
Mello Jones & Martin
Reid House, 31 Church Street
Chairman, the Commission for Unity and Racial Equality (C.U.R.E.) (1995-1996); Member, Board of directors of The Bermuda Telephone company Limited (now KeyTech Limited+holding company of the group) (since 1993); Deputy-Chairman, Essential Industries Disputes Resolution Board, responsible for conciliation and arbitration of differences in essential industries particularly Bermuda’s hotel industry in labour relations matters (1991-1993); Member of the Board of Directors of Bermuda Commercial Bank Limited (since 1990); Senior partner in the firm of Mello Jones & Martin (founded July 1, 1990); ); Member, Board of Governors of Warwick Academy (1987-1993); Chairman of Price Control Committee; Crown Agent of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada within the Islands of Bermuda (1987-1990); Member, The Telecommunications Commission (1986- 1993); Member, Bermuda Bar Council (1982-1985); Chairman, The Price control Commission regulating the charges of Bermuda’s utility companies (since 1984); Member, Bermuda’s Permanent Arbitration Tribunal governing essential services (1982-1996); Acting Justice of the Supreme Court of Bermuda during courts’ vacation periods (1994-present); Arbitrator, Bermuda Government for Resolution of Various Industrial Disputes Under the Labour Relations Act, 1975 (1976-1996); Corporate Legal Counsel, Holland Chemical Int’l Ltd. (1978-1981); Founder member of Mello & Jones (1981) subsequently Mello Jones & Martin; Acting Magistrate during Courts’ vacation periods (1975-1983); Acting Registrar, Supreme Court of Bermuda during Courts’ vacation periods (1976-1994)
Bermuda’s Standing Law Reform Committee (Member); Price Control Commission (Chairman)
AAA; Bermuda’s Permanent Arbitration Tribunal, Deputy Chairman of Essential Industries Disputes Resolution Board
Arbitrator, for Bermuda Government, re: resolution of various industrial disputes under the Labour Relations Act (1975- ); Arbitrator on behalf of private parties, numerous cases, re: commercial, professional, and labour disputes (1976- )
The Laws of Wills and Estates in Bermuda (5th ed.) (1990-2001); Access To Assets & Information of a Bermuda Trust prepared for the Assett Protection Journal a Panel Publication (Aspen Publishers, Inc. 2000); The Trident Practical Guide To Offshore Trusts (Bermuda Chapter) prepared for The Trident Trust Group (Chancellor Publications Ltd. London) (1991-1999); A Bermuda Guide To Offshore Trusts (1994-2001); various articles relating to Trusts, Estates and Wills.