July 2019

Lennox Paton named as finalist for ‘Offshore Firm of the Year’ at Chambers High Net Worth Awards 2019

Lennox Paton have been shortlisted for ‘Offshore Firm of the Year’ at this year’s Chambers High Net Worth Awards 2019

This is the first time that a Bahamian Law Firm has been shortlisted, and Lennox Paton are one of only three firms named as a finalist.  The law firms of Walkers and Carey Olsen who have a presence in most of the offshore jurisdictions are the other two finalists.

The Chambers High Net Worth Awards, celebrate legal excellence in the world of private wealth.  Chambers is one of the premier reviewers of the legal market and a go to directory for clients and lawyers.

Finalists for the awards are drawn up by the specialist High Net Worth research team, drawing on the guide’s market-leading, in-depth research.  The research for ‘Offshore Firm of the Year” is conducted in all of the Offshore Jurisdictions including Cayman, Jersey, Guernsey, Bermuda, BVI and the Bahamas.

Brian Simms QC, Lennox Paton’s Senior Partner, commented, “We are honoured that Lennox Paton has been recognized for its private client and litigation practice in the areas of trusts, banking  and wealth management.  The nomination by Chambers is a reflection of years of hard work in the area by many members of the firm and we are proud to be the first Bahamian law firm named as finalists for this award.  The other nominees, Walkers and Carey Olsen, are very well respected in the industry and it is a pleasure to be nominated along with them”.

The Winner of the Awards will be announced on 8 October 2019 at a ceremony in London. The evening will bring together more than 180 attendees from some of the most prominent private wealth law firms in the world. Last year’s winners were Conyers Dill & Pearman along with runners-up Harneys and Mourant Ozannes.