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Brian Simms QC

Nassau, Bahamas High Net Worth Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Senior partner Brian Simms QC is "brilliant and one of the top-dog litigators on the island," according to one market commentator. Simms has extensive experience in all aspects of Bahamian trust law, with a noted ability in major trust litigation. Another source says: "He is very capable, very creative and very good technically."
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Brian Simms QC is Senior Partner at Lennox Paton and head of its Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Insolvency and Restructuring and Contentious Trusts groups. He has specialist expertise in trust disputes, commercial litigation, insolvency, asset recovery and complex fraud cases. He has extensive experience in running offshore cases involving several jurisdictions and is instructed in the most substantial Bahamian and international offshore cases. He is often called upon to form part of a team of international lawyers from onshore and offshore jurisdictions. Brian regularly speaks at international conferences with respect to Bahamian law.

Career

Brian is one of the Bahamas’ leading advocates. He has vast experience in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, in addition to having appeared several times in the Privy Council. Brian was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2009. Additionally, he was acting judge of the Supreme Court of The Bahamas in 2015.

Professional Memberships

Brian attended McGill University and Exeter University. He is a member of the Bahamas Bar Association and INSOL; a former member of the Bar Council; former chair of the Bar and Bench Committee; an overseas member of the English Chancery Bar Association; and an honorary fellow of the Institute for International Legal Studies.

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