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Tanya Hanna, a partner at Graham Thompson, is widely known for her specialization in trust law. She has served in leadership positions for the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Bahamas in consecutive years and as an industry participant in the development of Trustee (Amendment) Act, 2011. She is recognized in Citywealth’s PowerWomen Top 200.

  • The provision of estate planning advice including the drafting and preparation of various trusts and letters of wishes to a high net worth (HNW) Bahamian.
  • Advising on a wide array of corporate and trust law issues for the restructuring of an offshore trust company.
  • Facilitating the conversion of a trust company to a private trust company, which required Central Bank of The Bahamas cooperation and approvals throughout the course of the transition.
  • Providing estate planning advice to a high net worth (HNW) international family, with special emphasis on determining the most appropriate structures to meet the client’s financial objectives.  Ultimately, a private trust company, purpose trust, foundation and trust were formed to meet this client’s needs.
  • Providing advice on a major pension plan restructuring, including reviewing, revising and drafting documents necessary to effect the restructure.

  • Banking and finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Financial and Corporate

  • Financial services

  • The Bahamas Bar
  • The Jamaican Bar

  • The Bahamas Bar Association
  • The Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

  • LLB, University of the West Indies (1991)
  • Norman Manley Law School (1993)