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

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.