Mr Brian Simms KC > 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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Mr Brian Simms KC
Brian Simms QC is the Senior Partner of the firm and the head of its Litigation and Insolvency and Restructuring Groups. Brian is one of the Bahamas’ leading advocates and he has vast experience in the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal in addition to having appeared a number of times in the Privy Council.
He was made a Queen’s Counsel in 2009 and is instructed in the most substantial Bahamian and international offshore cases.
The legal directories continually rank Brian as a tier one litigator and praise him for the quality of his work and expertise in commercial litigation, trust disputes, insolvency and fraud cases. Brian has been described by clients as “A top offshore Silk” and “The best litigation lawyer in the Bahamas”.
- Brian attended both McGill University and Exeter University.
- He is an Honorary Fellow at the Institute of for International Legal Studies.
- Appointed Queens Counsel in 2009
- Acting Judge of the Bahamas Supreme Court 2015
- Member of the Bahamas Bar Association
- Previous Member of the Bahamas Bar Council
- Member of the Bahamas Constitutional Commission
- Overseas Member of the English Chancery Bar
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
At Lennox Paton, the dedicated litigation and dispute resolution practice stands out in the region for its wide-ranging expertise spanning banking, insolvency and asset tracing claims, property litigation, shareholder disputes and insurance claims. The team is also highly active in cross-border litigation and arbitration proceedings. Brian Simms KC, Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou and Marco Turnquest are key contacts; all three are singled out for their commercial and insolvency litigation skills and appear regularly before the Bahamian Supreme Court. Newly appointed King’s Counsel Metta MacMillan-Hughes KC, Christopher Jenkins, newly promoted partner Chizelle Cargill and Dwight Glinton are also recommended.