Chambers & Partners Global Guide Ranks Graham Thompson as Top Tier Firm

March 9, 2016

Chambers & Partners, the independent global legal reviewers who cover 185 jurisdictions, recently announced their findings regarding the world’s best business lawyers (Chambers Global Rankings).

Chambers & Partners ranks both lawyers and law firms based on the research of 150 full-time editors and researchers employed in London, talking to lawyers and clients year round, conducting in-depth telephone interview, using investigative research techniques.  In the legal marketplace, Chambers & Partners stands out for its comprehensive view of the marketplace, their depth and quality of research, and commitment to reporting integrity.

Graham Thompson is very proud to have been selected as a Tier 1 Firm in both the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Island, according to Chambers Global, 2016-2017.

The 2016-2017 Chambers Global Guide’s review of Graham Thompson reads as follows:

This sizeable and diverse firm advises both domestic and international clients on a wide range of commercial matters. Mandates undertaken by the group typically relate to such issues as company formation, investment funds, estate planning and the application of intricate trust structures. The team maintains additional expertise in the realms of commercial litigation and property law, and attracts praise from market observers for its “solid bench of partners and long history of commercial experience.”

Sean McWeeney QC maintains a wide commercial practice advising clients on matters across the financial services sector, with a noted specialism in trusts law. Sources describe him as “a very talented lawyer,” and highlight the significant role that he has played in developing legislation in the Bahamas.

Craig Roberts is widely recognised as a leading real estate expert, and frequently assists clients with a variety of matters such as development structuring and corporate acquisitions.

Numerous sources are quick to acknowledge Robert Adams as a growing force in the local dispute resolution market. Commentators describe him as “an extremely polished written and oral advocate,” and appreciate his “practical and commercially oriented” approach.

Dana Wells represents clients in high-value and complex real estate transactions and related commercial financing mandates.  He advises on both national and multi-jurisdictional matters.

“Well-respected advocate” Stephen Wilson QC of Graham Thompson receives significant praise for his expertise in civil and commercial litigation. “He has a very impressive track record in heavy commercial work across the jurisdiction,” said one source. He is also highly active in arbitrations in the region.