Chambers High Net Worth 2017
Chambers High Net Worth guide is the first publication specifically aimed at the international private wealth market. We are delighted to announce that Lennox Paton have been ranked in the recent 2017 edition.
OFFSHORE: TRUSTS — BAHAMAS
Lennox Paton’s trust and foundations group represents individual clients and institutions, and provides sophisticated estate planning solutions. The firm has an international client base, with clients from Latin America and Europe, and increasingly from the Far East.
Lennox Paton is also noted for its “very strong litigation practice.” The firm’s litigators deal with trust disputes between beneficiaries and trust companies, and applications to update and amend trusts.
Brian Simms QC has an excellent reputation as a litigator in the Bahamas. He is a “very experienced, very capable” trusts litigation specialist, an interviewee notes. Simms is the firm’s senior partner and heads its litigation group. Described as “very thorough,” he represents trustees and beneficiaries, and has extensive experience with multi-jurisdictional cases.
Michael Paton handles non-contentious trusts work at Lennox Paton. He focuses on advisory work for private clients and trust companies. Described as “very experienced” and “very knowledgeable,” he is a non-practising qualified CPA. Sources also highlight his speciality in investment funds matters.