Provided by Stephen Jenkins Melvin
Real Estate & Development
Private Client & Wealth Management
Probate & Estate Administration
Government & Regulatory Affairs
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.
The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Bar Association of England and Wales
Bahamas Bar Association
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.