Sarah Packington is a Partner in the firm’s Financial Services, Private Client, Trusts and Estates Practice Group.

Sarah’s practice is focused primarily on banking and finance, corporate, commercial and securities, insurance, cross-border commercial transactions, including complex structured financing transactions with international lenders and other financial institutions and in advising on and applying for all governmental approvals. She acts for financial institutions on a variety of regulatory matters on both a transactional and emergency advisory basis.

She also acts for private and institutional clients on general corporate and commercial matters, company incorporations, continuations or re-domiciliations, mergers and acquisitions, liquidations, corporate restructurings, start-ups, private equity funds, and various other regulatory matters within the securities industry.

In addition, her insurance practice includes external insurance and insurance licensing.

Recent work includes:

  • Advising on the corporate restructuring of a major medical tourism company in The Bahamas.
  • Assisting with the corporate reorganization of an international brewing/distillery operation.
  • Assisting with the Initial Public Offering of shares in several Bahamian entities on the Bahamas International Stock Exchange (BISX).
  • Advising on the private equity offering of a major utility provider.
  • Acting for a major US private bank in connection with its establishment as an investment firm in The Bahamas, including obtaining all regulatory approvals.
  • Assisting with the establishment and structuring of an offshore cruise line company.
Practice Areas
  • BPP Law School, United Kingdom
  • Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • New York Bar Association, 2011
  • The Bahamas Bar (Registered Associate) 2011
  • Recognized by IFLR 1000 – Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms –  as a “Rising Star”, 2020 and 2019.
  • New York State Bar Association, 2011
  • American Bar Association, 2011
IFLR1000 2020 Rising Star
IFLR 2019 Rising Star