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Individual Profile

Michael L Barnett

Graham Thompson - Nassau

Michael L Barnett - Graham Thompson
  • Sassoon House
  • Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas

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Sir Michael Barnett, the founder of Graham Thompson’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department in 1983, returned to Graham Thompson of counsel in 2015. Sir Michael served as the Attorney General of The Bahamas from 2008 to 2009, and then became the Chief Justice of The Bahamas until 2015. Sir Michael’s practice focuses on advisory, arbitration and Privy Council appellate matters, with a particular interest in contentious banking, insurance, insolvency and trusts. Sir Michael, a mentor to many up and coming lawyers during his many years with the Firm, is also involved in training young attorneys.