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

McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes
MAREVA HOUSE, 4 GEORGE STREET
PO BOX N-3937
NASSAU, BAHAMAS
Bahamas

Work Department

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

Position

Partner

Sean N.C. Moree chairs the Trust & Private Client Practice Group and is 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.

Career

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.

Languages

English

Education

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

Leisure

Tennis, Running, Boating

Lawyer Rankings

Bahamas > Dispute resolution

Led by the experienced John Wilson QC, who has carved out a strong arbitration practice in the region, McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes specialises in commercial litigation. Shareholder disputes, contractual claims, trust litigation and insolvency mandates are key pillars of the practice, which also has particular expertise in the insurance, financial services and construction sectors. Acting as chair of the firm’s trust and private client practice, Sean Moree represents multinational corporations and ultra-high-net-worth families in a range of commercial and trust disputes including derivative actions, third-party claims and restructurings. Other key names include Genell Sands, who is active before the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, and Kevin Moree, who co-leads the tax and trade practice group.