GT Partner Pindling-Sands Explains Bahamas Shipping Law

Michelle Pindling-Sands is a partner in Graham Thompson’s Corporate and Financial Services Practice Group. Image by Donald Knowles.

In the recently published sixth edition, Shipping Law 2018 Guide by International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG), Graham Thompson Partner and head of the law firm’s Maritime Practice, Michelle Pindling-Sands authored the country chapter for The Bahamas. The chapter (9) covers the nation’s shipping law as it relates to a range of subject areas, including:

  • Marine Casualty
  • Cargo Claims
  • Passenger Claims
  • Arrest and Security
  • Evidence
  • Procedure
  • Foreign Judgements & Awards

The chapter also makes note of recent industry developments.


The Bahamas Chapter may be accessed via the PDF document link at the top of the page. The full publication may be accessed online via this link Shipping Law 2018.

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