Mr Christopher Jenkins > Lennox Paton > Nassau, Bahamas > Lawyer Profile

Lennox Paton
3 BAYSIDE EXECUTIVE PARK
WEST BAY STREET & BLAKE ROAD, PO BOX N-4875
NASSAU
Bahamas

Work Department

  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Insolvency & Restructuring

Position

Christopher is a Partner in Lennox Paton’s Commcercial Litigation department.

His work covers the full spectrum of commercial practice, with an emphasis on property litigation, mortgagee remedies, insolvency advice and representation, asset recovery and shareholder disputes.

He regularly appears at Supreme Court and Court of Appeal level and is accustomed to working alongside UK and US-based legal, insolvency and accounting teams in cross-border matters.

Career

Christopher trained and practiced as a litigator for a top 15 solicitors London firm before relocating to the Bahamas. He was called to the Bahamas Bar in 2005 and became a partner in the firm in 2011.

Memberships

  • The Bahamas Bar Association
  • INSOL

Education

  • Law and History (LLB) – University College London, UK (2000);
  • Legal Practice Course – BPP Law School, London, UK (2001);
  • Two-year Training Contract, qualifying into the Construction Litigation Department – Masons Solicitors (now Pinsent Masons), London, UK (2004).

Lawyer Rankings

Bahamas > Dispute resolution

Brian Simms QC heads up the litigation and dispute resolution, and restructuring and insolvency groups at Lennox Paton, which are involved in some of the Bahamas’ most high-profile, high-value disputes. ‘Generally regarded as being at the top of its game‘, the large local team has an extensive track record in insolvency proceedings, company disputes, fraud and asset tracing claims, shareholder disputes and arbitration proceedings. In addition to Simms’ wide-ranging practice and Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou’s insolvency and asset recovery expertise, the ‘dynamicMarco Turnquest regularly acts for trustees, personal representatives and beneficiaries in contentious trust issues. A notable recent highlight saw Turnquest and Simms represent Delanson Services Limited in Matteo Volpi v Delanson Services Limited and Gabriele Volpi, a recent Bahamian Supreme Court decision concerning the court’s jurisdiction limits to act in trust-related arbitrations. Other names to note include Metta MacMillan-Hughes, Christopher Jenkins, senior associate Chizelle Cargill and associate Ramonne Gardiner.