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Lennox Paton

3 Bayside Executive Park
West Bay Street & Blake Road


LL.B University of Birmingham, United Kingdom (1983); Bar, Council of Legal Education (1984), Admitted to practice at the local Bar of England & Wales (1984) and Bahamas Bar (1986). In practice in The Bahamas since 1986 joined Lennox Paton (2004). Specialist family lawyer dealing primarily with high net worth financial claims on relationship breakdown and divorce involving international dimensions, trusts and cross border assets. Substantial experience in international family law disputes, tracing of assets, Mareva Injunctions, asset discovery and tracing, Pre-Nuptial and Post Nuptial agreements, and custody, access and Child Abduction matters (participated in drafting the International Child Abduction Rules, 2001). Recommended in Citywealth Leaders List 2020 for being “an awesome advocate in court, always thoroughly prepared with brilliant submissions”; “caring” and providing “exceptional advice”.

Languages Spoken: English (fluent), French (basic)

Practice Areas: Appeals, Child Custody/Residence/Visitation/Contact, Child Support, Cohabitation, Divorce, Domestic Abuse/Violence/Protection Orders, Emergency Procedures/Injunctions, Enforcement: Child Support, Enforcement: Property Division, Enforcement: Spousal Support, Finance: Capital Provision, Finance: Insolvency, Finance: Pensions/Superannuation/Retirement and Employment Benefits, Finance: Property Issues, Finance: Trusts, Modification/Variation: Child Custody, Modification/Variation: Child Support, Modification/Variation: Property Division, Modification/Variation: Spousal Support, Pre-nuptial/Post-nuptial Agreements, Relocation/Removal from Jurisdiction, Spousal Support/Maintenance/Alimony

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