Leading Adviser 2019

Acquisition International - Leading Adviser 2019 211 May19435 Acquisition Internatio al - Issu 8 2019 83 May19435 Discovering Effective Solutions to Complex Problems GrahamThompson is a full-service law firm advising leading domestic and international institutions, corporations, law firms and private clients. Earlier this year, one of the firm’s Partners, Stephen Wilson found success in AI’s Leading Adviser 2019 where he was selected as the Leading Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year, Turks & Caicos Islands. Following this win, we caught up with Stephen who kindly provided us with a glimpse into the innerworkings of the successful firm. rahamThompson is one of the pre-eminent law firms in the Bahamas and are soon about to celebrate their 70th anniversary. In December 2012, GrahamThompson expanded its offices to Providenciales, in The Turks and Caicos Islands. Today, the firm has built a reputation as one of the leading firms for civil and commercial litigation. Going into further detail, Stephen begins by informing us of the areas the firm specialises in, as well as the services they provide. “At GrahamThompson, our practice in the Turks and Caicos Islands focusses on all types of general business law. This includes banking and finance, where we act for two of the three large Canadian banks in TCI; litigation and dispute resolution; employment, in which we act for the majority of the hotels in Providenciales; real property and development; and lastly admiralty and shipping. Recently, we have gained a reputation for transactional real estate matters including real estate development work.” Throughout the years, the team at GrahamThompson have worked alongside a diverse range of clients from a vast selection of industries. When discussing the clients they have served, Stephen is keen to reveal more about the clients they serve, and also noting how the firm find potential new clients. “Overall, our clients are varied and split between local property developers, hotel management companies, strata corporations, banks and private individuals resident in the Islands on the one hand, and international banks, foreign receivers or liquidators and persons resident abroad who wish to invest in the Turks and Caicos Islands or who have invested. “Many of our clients come to us, we do not generally approach them. Since our inception, we have attended a lot of international conferences and have accumulated a significantly large international referral network.” Moving forward, the team at GrahamThompson hope to build upon the countless accomplishments the firm have achieved over the years. Bringing the interview to a close, AI’s Leading Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year, Turks & Caicos Islands, Stephen signs off by highlighting the extraordinary success the team at GrahamThompson has achieved since their inception, touching on how they have been able to reach some outstanding heights. “Here at GrahamThompson, we pride ourselves on our unique combination of expert legal skills and real-world experience in working out effective solutions to complex problems. With almost 70 years of continuous history in the Bahamas; senior practitioners with a combined experience of around 30 years in the Turks and Caicos Islands; and a first-rate balance across the firm between seasoned practitioners and dynamic young lawyers, we are excellence driven in every way.” Looking ahead to what the future holds for the firm, the team at GrahamThompson will continue providing their clients with a service which obtains their desired outcome, but also benefits both parties involved. Contact: Stephen Wilson QC Company: GrahamThompson Address: Unit A200 Graceway House, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, TKCA 1ZZ Telephone: 1 649 339 4130 Web Address: www.grahamthompson.com G Leading Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year, Turks & Caicos Islands

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