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Stephen is Chair of the firm’s Real Estate & Development practice group and specialises in foreign direct investment and the sale and acquisition of hotels, marinas, and resort developments (mixed use projects). In this niche, Stephen’s clients are international Bahamian property developers, and he has been central to some of the most exciting and largest new projects of this kind presently under construction in The Bahamas. His experience includes involvement in all aspects of the master planning of cruise ports as well as all legal services related to Bahamas Government regulations and applications, including all aspects related to the successful negotiation of Heads of Agreements and obtaining Hotel Encouragement Act Concessions.

Professional Memberships

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Bar Association of England and Wales

Bahamas Bar Association

Personal

Based in Lyford Cay, Stephen also currently oversees the firm’s Abaco office and has been involved with a number of resorts and developments completed on that island. He is a sitting member of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board and the Legal Advisory Committee of The Bahamas National Trust.

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