Mr Kevin 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

Litigation & Dispure Resolution / Tax & Trade / Financial Services & Regulation

Position

Partner

Co-chair of Tax & Trade practice group: Advise clients on issues related to value added tax, business licence tax and real property tax and represent them in the dispute process associated with the same. Frequently provide opinions in connection with the suite of legislation passed to ensure The Bahamas is in line with international standards on tax transparency; namely, the Commercial Entities (Substance Requirements) Act, the Removal of Preferential Exemptions Act, the Register of Beneficial Ownership Act and the Multinational Entities Financial Reporting Act.

Co-chair of Financial Services & Regulation practice group: Advise clients on regulatory matters associated with the financial services industry including the Banks & Trust Companies Regulation Act, Companies Act, International Business Companies Act, Foundations Act and Investment Funds Act.

Litigation & Dispute resolution: Regularly appear in the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal in connection with various civil and commercial litigation matters. Experienced with multi-jurisdictional matters involving counsel located around the world and dealing with complex legal issues.

Career

Kevin was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales in July of 2012 and to The Bahamas Bar just two months after that. He joined McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes in September of 2012 and made partner in 2019.

A summary of Kevin’s appointments and memberships are below:

Chairman and Director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board

Co-chair of Bahamas Financial Services Board Tax Working Group

Director of J.S. Johnson & Company, Limited

Member of The Bahamas Bar since 2012

Member of the Bar of England and Wales sine 2012

Member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Languages

English

Education

Bar Professional Training Course, 2011-2012
The College of Law, London, United Kingdom

MA in Law, 2009 – 2011
University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) International Development Studies, 2003 – 2007

Double Minor in Economics and Geography
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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.