GT RECEIVES IFLR1000’S TOP TIER RATING AGAINAugust 28, 2023
Nassau, The Bahamas – The law firm of GrahamThompson received the IFLR1000’s Top Tier law firm rating in the agency’s recent 2023 rankings, for another consecutive year.
Individual GrahamThompson attorneys received various “Leading Lawyer” designations, in recognition of their excellence in financial and corporate practices. Attorneys receiving individual honours include:
GrahamThompson Partner Michelle Pindling-Sands received the 2023, Highly Regarded, Leading Lawyer distinction. Michelle’s practice focuses primarily on cross-border commercial transactions, including complex structured financing transactions with international lenders and other financial institutions. Advising on and applying for governmental approvals is also an area of focus. Michelle is also a 2023 Chambers and Partners Band-2 ranked attorney in General Business Law.
Tanya Hanna received the 2023 Notable Practitioner, Leading Lawyer distinction. Tanya is a Partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Financial Services, Private Client, Trusts and Estates Practice Group. Her practice focuses on trusts, wills, probate and estate planning, foundations, private trust companies company law and international commercial law, and regulatory compliance. She provides advice to trust companies on the development of new services, and on issues arising in trust administration and regulatory issues for a wide range of domestic and international clients. She is also a 2023 Chambers and Partners Band-2 ranked attorney in the High Net Worth (HNW) Offshore Trusts Sector.
Aliya Allen also received the 2023 Notable Practitioner, Leading Lawyer distinction. Aliya is a Partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Financial Services, Private Client, Trusts and Estates Practice Group. Her practice is focused primarily on banking, investment funds, securities, securitisation and capital markets, technology, FinTech, blockchain and digital assets and regulatory matters such as FATCA, CRS, AML/CFT. Aliya has written extensively on the legislative and regulatory framework for financial services in The Bahamas. She is a thought leader on the digital assets business sector in The Bahamas.
Anastasia is a Partner and COO of GTC Corporate Services Limited (GTCCS. Her practice is primarily focused in corporate and commercial transactions including mergers and acquisitions. Asset finance, immigration, regulatory matters, and inward investment Government projects across several industry sectors. In September 2023, Anastasia will become Chair of the Board of Directors of the World Services Group (WSG) for the 2023 – 2024 year.
Leonard is a Partner in the firm’s Financial Services, Private Client, Trusts and Estates Practice Group. His practice focuses on the representation of global and domestic institutions, in the banking, financial services, investment management, energy, and government and public policy sectors. His practice includes corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisition regulatory matters, including applications, filings and compliance matters with all Governmental agencies.
IFLR1000 holds the distinction of being “the only international legal directory dedicated to ranking law firms and lawyers on the basis of financial and corporate transactional work”. The prestigious London based international rankings agency “has been producing legal market intelligence since 1990”.