Skip to content
INDIVIDUAL PROFILE

Lennox Paton

Michael Paton

Nassau, Bahamas High Net Worth Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Offshore: Trusts
chambers review
Individual Information
chambers review
Individual Information

Individual profile for High Net Worth 2021

Profile view:
High Net Worth 2021
High Net Worth

This individual is also ranked in:

Global 2022

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

High Net Worth
Offshore: Trusts - Bahamas

Band 1

Michael Paton advises high net worth individuals, trust companies and other institutional clients on a wide range of non-contentious trust matters, including the establishment, administration and restructuring of trusts. A lawyer states: "If you are talking about trusts, Michael has a very good reputation locally. He speaks the lingo." An adviser notes that Paton is "very knowledgeable on the funds side."
Learn more about this team View ranking table

Individual information

This content is provided by Michael Paton

Practice Areas

Michael Paton is a Managing Partner at Lennox Paton and head of the firm’s Corporate and Commercial, Securities, Investment Funds and Banking and Finance groups.

He has specialist expertise in the areas of corporate, finance, banking, securities, mergers & acquisitions, investment funds, tax, trusts and foundations.

Michael frequently speaks at international and domestic conferences, has written numerous articles and has authored several chapters for practitioner texts on Bahamian legal issues.

Career

Michael serves or has served on a variety of governmental and statutory bodies. He is deputy chairman of the Securities Commission of The Bahamas (since 2017), former chairman of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (2002-2004) and a former director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (2002-2006). He is also a qualified Certified Public Accountant (non-practicing) in the United States, and is involved in various government steering committees on taxation and international initiatives (OECD/EU).

Professional Memberships

Michael is a member of the Bar of England and Wales, the Bahamas Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the International Tax Planning Association and the State of Louisiana Board of Certified Public Accountants.

High Net Worth

This individual is also ranked in:

Global 2022
Michael Paton

Lennox Paton

yellow-guide 5 YEARS RANKED
phone
Phone number
firm
Office

3 Bayside Executive Park

West Bay Street & Blake Road

PO Box N-4875

Nassau

New Providence

Bahamas

guide
Ranked In

High Net Worth 2021

High Net Worth 2020

High Net Worth 2019

High Net Worth 2018

High Net Worth 2017

View Firm Profile
Share profile:

Discover other individuals at Lennox Paton

View firm profile
Brian Simms QC
Band 1
Brian Simms QCLennox PatonOffshore: Trusts Nassau, Bahamas
Brian Simms QC
Band 1
Brian Simms QCLennox PatonOffshore: Trusts Nassau, Bahamas
Arthur Seligman
Band 2
Arthur SeligmanLennox PatonOffshore: Trusts Nassau, Bahamas
Arthur Seligman
Band 2
Arthur SeligmanLennox PatonOffshore: Trusts Nassau, Bahamas
Marco Turnquest
Band 2
Marco TurnquestLennox PatonOffshore: Trusts Nassau, Bahamas
Marco Turnquest
Band 2
Marco TurnquestLennox PatonOffshore: Trusts Nassau, Bahamas