Ms Laura Harris > Lennox Paton > Nassau, Bahamas > Lawyer Profile
Lennox Paton Offices
3 BAYSIDE EXECUTIVE PARK
WEST BAY STREET & BLAKE ROAD, PO BOX N-4875
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Ms Laura Harris
- Corporate & Commercial
Laura is a senior associate in our Nassau office, working in the firm’s Shipping and Corporate and Commercial Groups.
Laura provides advice to ship owning groups, international law firms and large syndicates of banks on a variety of shipping and ship finance transactions, including vessel registration, bareboat registration, vessel re-flagging, sale and purchase, incorporation of ship owning SPVs, re-financings, and ship mortgage registration.
She also advises international corporate clients on a range of corporate and financial matters.
Laura joined the firm in May 2003 and worked 8 years in the London office, before returning to Nassau.
She maintains a close working relationship with the Bahamas Maritime Authority in London, Nassau, New York and Hong Kong.
The Bahamas Bar Association
- Bachelor of Arts degree in History (BA) – McGill University, Montreal, Canada (1998);
- Bachelor of Laws (LLB) – University of Buckingham, UK (2000);
- Master of Laws (LLM) in International and Commercial Law – BPP Law School, London (2001);
- Bar Vocational Course – BPP Law School, London, UK (2002);
- Called to the Bahamas Bar in 2002.
Covering the full spectrum of finance, commercial and corporate law, Lennox Paton is also highly adept at advising on complex trust structures, tax issues, immigration work, data protection laws and IP mandates. The practice has notable expertise in advising on the drafting of legislation in the financial services and fintech spaces and recently handled the creation and operation of a Central Bank-backed digital currency. Michael Paton and Michelle Neville-Clarke jointly lead the team, which also includes the head of the firm’s trusts and foundations group Arthur Seligman, funds expert Castino Sands and senior associate Laura Harris.