Christopher Ansell | Partner

Christopher is a Partner in the Real Estate Group in the Nassau office. Christopher attended the University of Reading, England where he obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (with Honours) in 2005. He went on to attend BPP Law School in London, England where he trained as a Barrister with the accreditation of Very Competent (VC). Christopher was called to the Bar in England and Wales in 2007 and The Bahamas in 2008.

After being admitted to the Bar, Christopher spent time working with Deutsche Bank in London, England as an associate in the Complex Risk Group and there he gained valuable insight into banking, risk management and hedging business.

Christopher returned to Nassau in 2009 to complete his pupilage training with another Bahamian law firm and there he was involved primarily in litigation and dispute resolution.  He joined Lennox Paton in 2010 and is currently developing a practice in Real Estate, Resort Development, Private Client and commercial matters.  In addition Christopher is involved with multiple secured financing transactions as well as residential and commercial property transactions.

Christopher is a member of The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, and he is an active member of The Bahamas Rowing Association and The Bahamas National Trust.

Christopher's recent work has included:

Representation of Mortgagee taking possession of Sky Beach Resort in Eleuthera under the mortgage and structuring $6.5M joint venture acquisition of secured debt.

Representation of a developer in the acquisition of acreage on a private island intended for $100M+ branded mixed used development comprising an Airport, Marina and 5 Star boutique hotel.

Acting for the owners of a mixed use Condominium and Marina Resort in West End, Grand Bahama.

Assisted in the closing process of a $2.45B mixed used resort on New Providence.

Assisting in preparing the Master Declaration and association documents of a $30M private residential community and advising developers in relation to applying for Subdivision approval.

Acting for private mortgagees in various secured financing transactions.

Acted for Purchasers of a $1.4M residential Lot in the Ocean Club Estates, Paradise Island.

Acted for the purchasers of various condominium and residential estate lots, ranging up to $5M, in a private members-only club on Great Guana Cay, Abaco Bahamas.

Acted for Purchaser in a $3.4M purchase of a residential property in exclusive gated waterfront community in New Providence.

Acted for the Vendor in the $1.4M sale of a commercial property on Bay Street, Nassau Bahamas