Nassau, The Bahamas The law firm of GrahamThompson (GT) in The Bahamas is top-ranked once again, receiving the 2022 Band 1 Global ranking in General Business Law, from the London-based Chambers and Partners. The firm’s Turks and Caicos Islands office received the ranking agency’s Band 2 distinction in General Business Law.

Three of GrahamThompson’s attorneys were also celebrated with individual honours in General Business Law. GT Senior Partner Sean McWeeney QC, and Partners Michelle Pindling-Sands, and Christopher Wells.

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Sean McWeeney QC, a senior partner in GrahamThompson, and head of the firm’s corporate and financial services practice group is once again Band 1 ranked by Chambers and Partners. A recognition that the former Bahamas Attorney General has received for 17 consecutive years.

Chambers Review: Sean McWeeney QC, has a distinguished reputation for his work on wealth management, as well as trusts and estates. He is well regarded for his advisory practice and consistently receives the highest praise from sources in the market. He has hailed in the market as “cerebral and insightful with a real ability to identify solutions to problems”.

Michelle Pindling- Sands, who is also a member of the firm’s corporate and financial services practice group, receives Chambers and Partners Global Band 3 recognition. The GrahamThompson partner receives the honour for a fourth consecutive year.

Chambers Review: The “brilliant” Michelle Pindling-Sands heads the firm’s shipping group and is highly regarded for her practice in the space, and her expertise in shipping finance in particular. She additionally advises financial institutions and lenders on other transactional matters.

Christopher Wells, a partner and member of the firm’s real property practice group, has been awarded the Chambers Global 2022 “Up and Coming” ranking.

Chambers Review: Christopher Wells continues to build his practice and reputation in Turks & Caicos. He is well equipped to assist with commercial property transactions and planning, including tourism and hospitality property as well as conveyancing

GrahamThompson is also a Chambers and Partners 2021 top ranked firm – Band 1 – in the High Net Worth (HNW) Offshore Trusts Sector. This prestigious HNW recognition includes individual honours for Sean McWeeney QC, who received the Band 1 ranking. Chambers and Partners is prominently regarded for its deeply researched, peer review-based rankings of the best-of-the-best in the legal profession around the globe. The agency’s rankings have a reach that covers 200 jurisdictions worldwide.