Mr Sean Moree KC > McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes > Nassau, Bahamas > Lawyer Profile

McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes
PO BOX N-3937

Work Department

Family Law, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Trusts & Private Client, Insolvency & Bankruptcy


Partner, chair of the Trust & Private Client Practice Group and  a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee.

Moree manages caseloads for multi-national companies and ultra-high-net-worth families. An accomplished litigator, Moree represents clients in a wide range of commercial disputes, including trust litigation, derivative actions, shareholder disputes and third-party claims. His litigation practice also focuses on insolvency, restructuring, and disputes in the banking industry. Moree runs an active arbitration practice and appears regularly before tribunals, both in The Bahamas and internationally. He frequently works on cases that involve multiple jurisdictions, demonstrating prowess at liaising and collaborating with attorneys in other jurisdictions to ensure efficient management of international matters. He cultivates long-term working relationships with his clients, often representing or managing their legal affairs for years in various areas of law.


Joined the partnership of McKinney, Bancroft and Hughes in 2011
Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2003
Called to the Bahamas Bar in 2003

Notable Achievements and Appointments

  • Currently on the Companies Liquidation Rules Review Committee
  • Director of the Office of the Public Defender
  • Leader in the Awanas programme at Calvary Bible Church.
  • Member of the Salvation Army’s executive advisory board
  • Director for The Bahamas National Feeding Network.
  • Member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
  • Member of The Bahamas Bar Association.
  • Recognized in 2013 as one of Bahamas’ top 40 professionals under the age of 40 by the Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture.




Bachelor of Law Degree – University of Nottingham, England – 2002
Bar Vocational Course – BPP Law School – 2003
Master of Law (LL.M) – Wake Forest University – 2004


Tennis, Running, Boating

Lawyer Rankings

Bahamas > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Sean Moree KCMcKinney, Bancroft & Hughes

McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes‘ litigation and dispute resolution practice fields a team of specialists which handles the full spectrum of contentious work including arbitration proceedings. Within its commercial and trust disputes caseload, the group is notably active in insolvency and restructuring matters, private client work, IP claims, corporate disputes, tax litigation and cross-border claims. John Wilson KC  heads up the practice, which also fields Sean Moree KC, who acts for ultra-high-net-worth families and multinational companies; insurance and personal injury expert Genell Sands; tax litigator Kevin Moree; Michelle Deveaux, who handles competition litigation; and Vanessa Smith, who specialises in trust and insolvency claims.

Bahamas > Corporate law (including banking, finance and M&A)

McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes‘ corporate and commercial transactions practice advises on a broad range of mandates including international financing projects, M&A, loan agreements and share purchase agreements. The group is also particularly highlighted for its offshore trust and private client work and excels in cross-border transactions, where it benefits from its Lex Mundi membership. Kimberley Rolle leads the practice and Alexander Christie acts as vice chair to the group; Rolle focuses on commercial, corporate and project finance work, while Christie has additional tax expertise. Other key names include Sean Moree KC, who leads the firm’s trust and private client group; senior partner John Wilson KC; Campbell Cleare, III who heads up the foreign and local investment practice; April Turner, who has experience in financial services matters; financial services and regulatory expert Kevin Moree; competition specialist Michelle Deveaux; and newly promoted partner Gia Sands.