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Brian Simms QC

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Brian Simms QC is Senior Partner at Lennox Paton and head its Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Insolvency & Restructuring Groups. His practice covers commercial litigation, trust disputes, insolvency, asset recovery and fraud. He has vast experience in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, in addition to having appeared several times in the Privy Council. Brian is one the Bahamas’ most highly regarded litigators and is instructed in the most substantial Bahamian and international offshore cases. He is frequently called upon to form part of a team of international lawyers from onshore and offshore jurisdictions.


Brian was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2009.

Professional Memberships

Brian is a member of the Bahamas Bar Association; 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. He has served on the Bahamas Constitutional Review Commission and was acting judge of the Bahamas Supreme Court in 2015.

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 2 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Privy Council judgment in an important case affecting the insolvency law of The Bahamas

Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou, Brian Simms

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MV v DSL & GV: arbitration, governing law and jurisdiction clauses

Brian Simms, Marco Turnquest

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