Graham Thompson

Bahamas

Address:
Sassoon House, Shirley Street & Victoria Avenue
P.O. Box N 272
Nassau
Bahamas

+242 322 4130

+242 328 1069


Managing Partner (Contact - Nassau, Bahamas):
Judith A. Whitehead
jaw@gtclaw.com

  • Number of lawyers: 37 Attorneys, including 27 Partners and 10 Associates
  • Network memberships: World Services Group (WSG), IR Global

Graham Thompson is the pre-eminent full-service commercial law firm in The Bahamas. Over its 70-year history, the firm has catered to a diverse range of leading international financial institutions, as well as families of great wealth and consequence. The firm prides itself on its ability to provide wise counsel and technical expertise in meeting the legal needs of a client base that spans a wide spectrum of disciplines. Notably, Graham Thompson Partners are sought after experts and innovators in financial services in The Bahamas. The Firm represents numerous banks, trust companies and other fiduciary service providers; and is a leader in providing focused and tailored advice to high net worth families. The Firm also has considerable expertise in providing specialized legal services in the financial services-capital markets sector; and in the planning, structuring, and execution of diverse and complex corporate transactions for both privately and publicly held entities.

Graham Thompson’s areas of specialisation include:

Banking & Finance:

  • Real Estate Financing
  • Asset Leasing & Financing
  • Corporate Finance
  • Restructuring
  • Financial Services Law & Regulation
  • Loans, Debentures & Mortgages
  • Receivership

Corporate, Commercial & Securities:

  • Capital Markets
  • Joint Ventures
  • Restructuring, Liquidation & Insolvency
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Pension Schemes
  • Private Equity funds
  • Unit Trusts
  • Investment Funds
  • IPO’s

Employment & Labour:

  • Disciplinary, Discharge & Redundancy
  • Multi-Jurisdictional Compliance
  • Redundancy & Dismissal
  • Employment Contracts
  • Workforce Restructuring
  • Trade Unions

Immigration & Naturalization:

  • Annual & Permanent Residency
  • Executive & Domestic Work Permits
  • Citizenship

Insurance:

  • Captive Insurance
  • Domestic & External Insurance
  • Insurance Licensing
  • Professional Liability
  • Risk Management

Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution:

  • Banking, Corporate & Commercial
  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Family, Divorce & Matrimonial
  • Fraud & White-Collar Crime
  • Insolvency & Liquidations
  • Insurance
  • Labour & Employment
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate & Estates
  • Professional Liability
  • Security Enforcement & Debt Recovery
  • Trusts

Private Clients, Trusts & Estates:

  • Estate and Trust Structuring
  • Foundations
  • Trust Company Licensing Private Trust Companies

Property & Development:

  • Hotels, Resorts & Mixed Use Developments
  • Condominiums & Time Shares
  • Government Approvals & Exchange Control
  • Private and Commercial Mortgages
  • Real Property Taxes
  • Subdivision Planning & Structuring
  • Second Home Acquisitions and Sales
  • Title Insurance & Opinions

Shipping, Admiralty & Aviation:

  • Corporate Structuring for the Shipping Industry
  • Leasing & Financing
  • Sales & Registration
  • Admiralty Litigation

Trusts and Corporate Law:
Sean McWeeney, QC
Senior Partner
Chair of Graham Thompson’s Corporate and Financial Services, Private Client, Trusts & Estates Practice 
E: smcw@gtclaw.com

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism

Lyford Cay, Bahamas Office
Lyford Cay Drive
Lyford Cay, New Providence
Bahamas
P.O. Box N-272
T: +1 242 362 4020
F: +1 242 362 4810
Ejaw@gtclaw.com
Wwww.grahamthompson.com

Freeport, Grand Bahama, Office
Star General Building
Freeport, Grand Bahama
Bahamas
P.O. Box F-42451
T: +1 242 351 7474
F: +1 242 351 7752
E: ep@gtclaw.com
Wwww.grahamthompson.com

Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, Office
Graceway House
Leeward Highway
Providenciales
Turks and Caicos Islands
P.O. Box-965
T: +1 649 339 4130
F: +1 649 339 1069
Esw@gtclaw.com
Wwww.grahamthompson.com