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.