Sarah Packington

Graham Thompson - Bahamas

Associate Attorney


+242 322 4130

Rising star


Bar admissions:

New York



Practice areas:

Capital markets

Industry sectors:

Financial services
Food and beverage
Investment management

Sarah Packington works regularly on corporate finance matters including corporate restructurings, start-ups, private equity funds, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border securities business and various other regulatory matters within the securities industry.  Ms. Packington frequently advises domestic and international institutions on regulatory and compliance matters. She is well versed in registering and advising asset managers, securities and investment advisors, broker-dealers and administrators with the Securities Commission.


  • Counsel to a global pharmaceutical company in a recent transaction involving the sale and restructuring of their medical device business;
  • Part of a team of technical advisers to the Securities Commission of The Bahamas on the overhaul of the Investment Funds Act;
  • Advised on the corporate restructuring and subsequent sale of a major medical tourism company in The Bahamas;
  • Assisted in several private offerings in the domestic market totalling over $150 million;
  • Acted for a major US private bank in connection with its establishment as an investment firm in The Bahamas;
  • Advising an international lending institution on a trans-national structured financing deal involving secured credit facilities totaling US$265 million.

  • Banking
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds (hedge funds, private equity etc.)
  • Private equity
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Investment management

  • New York Bar
  • Bahamas Bar

  • The New York State Bar Association
  • The American Bar Association

  • Sheffield Hallam University, LLB, U.K., (Hons) (2004)
  • BPP Law School, U.K., LPC (2005)