Lennox Paton announces new Partners
Chizelle is a Partner in our Litigation Group, having joined the firm in 2012. Her practice focuses on commercial and general litigation claims, including contracts, banking, insolvency, fraud, personal injury, professional negligence, employment and family law.
Chizelle has appeared in the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal in The Bahamas. She has also appeared as junior counsel before the Judicial Committee of Her Majesty’s Privy Council in the decision of Junkanoo Estates Bahamas Ltd et al v UBS (Bahamas) Ltd (In Voluntary Liquidation  UKPC 8. In this landmark case, Chizelle helped to obtain a ruling that clarified the long-standing confusion over the concurrent jurisdictions between the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal, when applying for leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal in The Bahamas.
Dwight is a Partner in our Litigation Group. His experience covers a wide range of civil litigation matters, including banking, finance, securities and equity litigation; admiralty and shipping proceedings; personal injury negligence claims; fraud; contentious probate, trust and real property matters; and employment disputes.
Before joining Lennox Paton, Dwight worked for another large corporate firm in the Bahamas. His work experience has included practising in the litigation department of one of the top five law firms in Beijing, China, where he assisted in corporate disputes between foreign and Chinese investors. He is fluent in Spanish and also speaks French and Mandarin Chinese.