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Global Guide 2022
Bahamas General Business Law
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Band 2

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Delaney Partners

DELANEY PARTNERS

T. 1 (242) 702 4500

F. 1 (242) 702 4524

Senior Partner (w/ managing responsibility): John K F Delaney QC

No. of partners: 5
No. of lawyers: 9

Languages: English, Greek.

Firm Overview:

DELANEY PARTNERS is a firm of commercial lawyers founded in 2012 by John K F Delaney QC, leading commercial attorney and former Attorney-General.

The group has substantial private sector experience in areas of law required for the international financial centre of The Bahamas and the domestic business community, with significant understanding of the relevant regulatory environment. 

The firm’s core clientele is composed of financial institutions, high net worth individuals, family offices, and substantial domestic commercial enterprises.

Given the firm’s high degree of international connectedness, to facilitate efficient service across multiple jurisdictions, the firm is the exclusive member in The Bahamas of TAGLaw and the TAG Alliances.   Our Senior Partner is a member of TAGLaw’s Advisory Board.

Chambers Review

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General Business Law - Bahamas
2
Band 2
What the team is known for

Delaney Partners is a respected law firm which maintains a high profile in the Bahamas due to the impressive calibre of its senior lawyers. It has a strong track record in highly sophisticated transactions and commercial regulatory work, having overseen major M&A, lending and fund formation mandates. Alongside expertise in financial services regulation and wealth management, the firm has further strengths in securities and real estate development. Of late Delaney Partners has also bolstered its dispute resolution capabilities following some high-profile lateral hires; the firm's contentious work spans business insolvency matters as well as various competition, employment and breach of contract disputes.

Notable Practitioners

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Pamela Klonaris
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Band 2

Pamela Klonaris has developed an impressive reputation for her advice on banking regulatory matters, securities issuances and investment fund formation. She provides both transactional and advisory counsel, and is a popular lawyer among asset managers and financial services clients.
"Pamela Klonaris stands out for her precision, her robustness, thoroughness and responsiveness." "She is extremely knowledgeable about all areas of law relevant to our projects, including recent developments and proposed legislation."

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Robert Adams KC
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Band 1

Robert Adams is a well-regarded and high-profile litigator in the Bahamas, with his noted areas of proficiency including trusts, insurance and banking. He is additionally well equipped to represent clients in arbitration proceedings.
"He is very good at case analysis and providing accurate recommendations to a client on a case's strengths and weaknesses." "Besides his academic abilities, Robert has great people skills. He is personable, persuasive and has the ability to gauge other people’s reactions, which has proven favourable in reaching settlements when negotiating with the opposition."

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John K F Delaney KC
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Band 2

John Delaney KC commands a formidable reputation for his involvement in commercial transactions, including M&A. He is additionally noted for his contentious practice, where he is increasingly focused on insolvency mandates. He is very well known among market sources, being a former Attorney General of the Bahamas.
"John’s style is very business-centric, positive and accommodating; he's always willing to do what is required to meet the company’s timelines." "He is empathetic, incredibly intelligent, a strategic thinker, and articulates it all beautifully."

Ranked Lawyers at
Delaney Partners

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General Business Law

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John K F Delaney KC
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Band 2
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Pamela Klonaris
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Band 2
General Business Law: Dispute Resolution

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Robert Adams KC
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Band 1
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John K F Delaney KC
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Band 2

Members

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Edward J Marshall

Jillian Chase-Jones

LaToya K Greene

Lena M Bonaby

Rodman F Deleveaux

Sofia J Papageorge

Industries

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Business Restructuring and Insolvency

Commercial Transactions

Financial Services Law & Regulation

Litigation – Commercial, Trusts & Estates:

Private Client Wealth & Immigration

Securities