John F Wilson QC, Senior Partner at McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes

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We are delighted that our Senior Partner John F Wilson QC has once again been named as one of the top Wealth Management lawyers in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas by Chambers & Partners High Net Worth (HNW) Guide.

Ranked in the premier Band 1 tier, John is one of just five similarly ranked top advisers in The Bahamas to high and ultra high net worth individuals.

John also enjoys the highest ranking in the latest edition of International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000.

The Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) Guide 2021 – widely accepted as the leading directory for ranking lawyers in the specialist high net worth area of the law – covers more than 50 countries and its evaluations and rankings are based on objective research through interviews with lawyers and their clients and other leading industry players.

We are sincerely grateful to our clients and professional contacts who took the time to provide feedback to the Chambers research team on our firm and its lawyers.

Chair of the firm’s Trusts & Private Client practice, John has over two decades of experience and is a highly respected authority on Bahamian law. He is a sought after litigator in matters concerning challenges to and the enforcement of international trusts and other offshore structures.

“It is an honour to receive such high acclaim from Chambers and Partners’ ranking for Private Wealth Law in The Bahamas,” says John F Wilson QC, Senior Partner at McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes. “And in a year like no other, our Trusts & Private Client group has continued to provide a top-notch service, even under challenging circumstances. This has led to McKinney Bancroft & Hughes once again being ranked as one of leading private wealth law firms in The Bahamas in Chambers’ 2021 High Net Worth Guide.”

In its editorial, Chambers notes: John F. Wilson QC is a trust and commercial litigation specialist. An impressed source enthuses: “He has the ability to learn very difficult areas of English trusts law, and translate them in The Bahamas,” adding: “He is very measured as an advocate, which is excellent.” Another interviewee says: “I consider him to be one of the most responsive lawyers on the island.”

For more information, visit and the Chambers HNW rankings.

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