Amanda John | Associate

Amanda is a Registered Associate in the firm’s Nassau office having commenced her pupillage at Lennox Paton in 2014.

Amanda is a Registered Associate in the firm's Nassau office having commenced her pupillage at Lennox Paton in 2014.

Amanda completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree (with Honours) in Intercultural Communications and Sociology at Richmond, the American International University in London in 2006. She then obtained a MA in Intercultural Relations in Europe following which she spent a year working at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda based in Tanzania.  Thereafter, she embarked on a law conversion degree and obtained the Graduate Diploma in Law from Oxford Brookes University.  Amanda subsequently completed the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at The City Law School in London in 2013 obtaining the accreditation of Very Competent (VC).  She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in November 2013 and admitted as a Registered Associate in The Bahamas in 2014.

Amanda has gained exposure in the firm's Litigation Department and the Financial Services Group.  She has assisted senior counsel in complex trust litigation, shareholder disputes and contractual and property disputes and has also assisted with preparing written advice on the requirements of doing business in The Bahamas

Amanda is fluent in French, and is a member of The Honourable Society of Grays Inn.

  • Assisted in a property dispute involving fraud, misrepresentation and an Order for the sale of a mortgaged property under the Conveyancing and Law of Property Act.
  • Acted on behalf of parties in a dispute for breach of contract in respect of a franchise agreement.
  • Providing advice to financial institutions and various entities on the duties, obligations and liabilities of Directors and Officers under the IBC Act.
  • Acted on behalf of parties in respect of a shareholder dispute to ascertain the beneficial ownerships of a company's assets.