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Oscar N. Johnson, Jr.

Nassau, Bahamas Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : General Business Law: Dispute Resolution
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General Business Law: Dispute Resolution - Bahamas

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Interviewees speak highly of Oscar Johnson , stating: "He gives detailed answers, is very responsive, drafts well and always has good ideas." He is a respected litigator, with experience covering commercial, insurance, employment and admiralty disputes, and serves as the firm's co-managing partner.
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Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation, including banking and business disputes; Industrial relations and Employment Law; International Finance and Civil Litigation; Maritime and Admiralty Law. Acted in:-a $1.124 billion multi-jurisdictional court enforcement in the Bahamas and restructuring of financing relating to five self-propelled oil rigs, a project related to the $32 million restoration of a production facility; a $22 million damages claim relating to the allision of a bulk crude oil tanker with a terminal jetty; and a damages claim in the amount of $16 million defending the property owner of a distillery against the claim of an adjoining developer.

Career

Called to the Bar of England and Wales and the Bahamas Bar - 1985; Partner since 1992; Global Managing Director since 2012. Current chair of Litigation. Previous member - Ethics Committee of the Bahamas Bar Association; Arbitration Tribunal;

Advisor to the Nassau Tourism & Development Board

Director - of The Bridge Authority and St Andrew’s School.

Professional Memberships

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn; Bahamas Bar Association; International Bar Association

Publications

International Professional Practice (Bahamas chapter); The Use of Videoconferencing in The Bahamas

Personal

John Abbott College, Quebec, Canada (D.E.C.); McGill University, Montreal, Canada (B.A.); School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (LL.B.) (Hons.) London, England.

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Ocean Centre

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New Providence

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