Mark Flowers | Associate

Mark became an Associate in the Litigation Department of Lennox Paton in January 2016 following the successful completion of his pupillage under the supervision of C.R. Matthew Paton Esq. Mark is currently building a broad commercial Chancery practice, and has appeared in the Supreme Court of The Bahamas in his own right, as well as taking instructions as junior counsel within the Bahamian jurisdiction.

Mark obtained his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, with a specialization in Economics from the University of Florida where he graduated with Honors. Mark also minored in East Asian Languages and Literature and was recognized by the University’s Warrington College of Business as well as the Centre for Latin American Studies for his overall academic achievement and contribution to the University.

Mark subsequently read law at the University of Buckingham in England and graduated with first class Honors, achieving subject prizes in the Law of Contract, Company Law, Land Law, the Law of Torts and top marks in the study of Jurisprudence and Criminal Law. Mark was also awarded the Merit Scholar designation by Friends of the University of Buckingham for a good all–around performance academically and for important contributions to the life of the University.  Mark completed his legal training at the Nottingham Trent University, graduating with an overall mark of Very Competent and Outstanding in Commercial practice.

Mark was called to the Bar of England & Wales in November 2014 and was admitted to practice at the Bar of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas in December 2014.

  • Advising foreign Counsel on the validity of a deed according to the laws of The Bahamas, in aid of the English pre-action process.

  • Advising foreign Counsel on the effect of the confidentiality and disclosure provisions under the Arbitration Act, 2009 statute laws of the Bahamas and general advice under the UNCITRAL Model Laws

  • Assisting senior Counsel in relation to various maritime matters and applications before the Supreme Court of the Bahamas

  • Assisting senior Counsel on an application for the variation of an irrevocable discretionary trust according to section 70 of the Trustee Act

  • Generally advising foreign Counsel in relation to the operation of the powers, rights and duties of trust Protectors under Bahamian law. 

  • Assisting senior Counsel in an application for an interlocutory injunction and appointment of a Receiver over Bahamian domiciled companies

  • Advising on various commercial transactions