Christopher specializes in real estate transactions and conveyancing, sales and structuring for both high-end and private client matters and large commercial transactions.

His practice covers mortgage-backed financing and loans, property title due diligence and opinions, title insurance, subdivision, resort and hotel planning development and operation, commercial and residential leases and related tax matters and issues and in advising on and applying for all governmental and requisite approvals.

He is based in the firms Turks and Caicos islands office and works on both Turks and Caicos and Bahamas based matters.

Recent engagements include:

  • Representing the developer of a planned residential gated community (258 lots and 80 townhouses) in all matters of master planning and sales.
  • Representing a major international debt fund as local counsel in a debt-for-equity swap of approximately US$ 170 million, concerning a major Bahamian resort property and related joint venture interests, which included obtaining requisite multi-departmental Bahamian Government approvals for the acquisition, the assumption of casino management licenses, and a numerous relevant operating licenses.
  • Advising investors and developers on the acquisition and sale of exclusive developments throughout the Bahamas.
  • Providing advice to global financial institutions on commercial loan transactions, including numerous multi-jurisdictional transactions involving groups of international banks.
Practice Areas
Education
  • University of Kent Law School, Canterbury, United Kingdom
  • The College of Law, Guildford, United Kingdom
Admissions
  • Bar of the Turks and Caicos Islands, 2016
  • Bar of England and Wales, 2005
  • The Bahamas Bar, 2005
Awards
Community Involvement
  • Avid martial arts enthusiast holding instructor certificates in both Krav Maga and Kali.
Membership
  • The Turks and Caicos Bar Association
  • The Bahamas Bar Association