IFC 2016 Powerwomen Top 200 includes 3 Graham Thompson Partners

December 12, 2016
IFC 2016 Powerwomen Top 200 includes 3 Graham Thompson Partners

Graham Thompson is delighted to announce that three of its Partners have been included in the IFC 2016 Powerwomen Top 200. The global listing, which is published annually by Citywealth Magazine, chooses “200 of the most powerful women in government, private wealth, education, private client advisory and philanthropy across the international financial centres.”   The list “focuses on influencers” who are “trailblazers in their field.” 

Judith Whitehead’s ”ability to offer practical strategic advice has been of enormous assistance to her clients, who rely on her to co-ordinate their legal and personal affairs.  She is regarded as a person of great integrity and handles emergency events faced by clients with extraordinary focus and emotional intelligence.”  Judith has been GT’s Managing Partner since 1995, a position that involves shaping strategic direction and running day-to-day operations from her Nassau and Lyford Cay offices.  Her primary practice areas include advising high-net-worth clients and negotiating agreements with Government on major resorts and multi-use developments.

Michela Barnett-Ellis, is lauded by clients as “an outstanding member of the legal profession in The Bahamas.  She possesses superior skills as an advocate, has sound commercial acumen and expertly analyzes contentious legal issues.”   Michela has been with Graham Thompson since 2007 and became a Partner in early 2016.  She is a member of the Firm’s litigation department, where she specializes in banking, family law,  quieting titles, and real property matters.

Tanya Hanna is described as a “highly respected professional in the Bahamas” recognized for her impeccable personal attributes and her professional integrity.  Earlier this year, Tanya was recognized by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) with a “Founders Award for Outstanding Achievement”  Tanya is a highly experienced practitioner in the field of trust and estate planning, and she has represented many major trust companies and private individuals in a wide spectrum of trust and corporate matters during her 20 years with Graham Thompson.