This powerhouse firm is recognised as a leader in the jurisdiction and is particularly renowned for its strong offerings in both financial services and real estate work. The team also possesses additional expertise in insolvency, employment and shipping matters, as well as a wealth of other areas. Market commentators are very impressed with the breadth of the firm's expertise, going so far as to label it "a one-stop shop," and adding that the firm provides "everything you would need in a commercial law practice." Clients include international banks, telecoms companies and major property developers.
Senior partner Philip Dunkley QC is a highly experienced advocate who sources describe as "a very knowledgeable guy with a lot of experience in different areas." His broad practice spans commercial, civil and chancery litigation, and he is frequently noted by peers as a formidable opponent.
Christel Sands-Feaste chairs the securities and investment funds practice group and has significant experience advising on a variety of corporate and commercial mandates. She represents a number of significant clients from the financial services, hospitality and real estate sectors.
Heather Thompson is highly respected for her in-depth understanding of trusts issues. Now a consultant at the firm, she continues to advise private trust companies and high net worth individuals on the establishment and operation of international trusts and other ownership structures.
Oscar Johnson draws consistent praise for his litigation practice. Johnson is the firm's global managing director, and has handled cases relating to shipping, employment and financial services issues, amongst other mandates.
Earl Cash is well known for his comprehensive understanding of trusts and estates issues, and is a widely published authority on trusts law in the Bahamas. He also possesses complementary expertise in banking and finance.
Surinder Deal is well regarded by her peers in the transactional arena. Her experience includes acting on many high-value IPOs, joint ventures and structured finance deals.