Office Address

Phone Number

+1 242-351-7474

Fax Number

+1 242-351-7752

Email Address

rka@gtclaw.com

Firm Website

www.grahamthompson.com

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Firm

Graham Thompson

Main Office Address

The First Commercial Centre
3rd Floor, Suite 9
P. O. Box F-42451
Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas

Office Locations

Nassau and Freeport

Firm Phone Number

+1 242-351-7474

Firm Fax Number

+1 242-351-7752

Personal Background

Robert K. Adams joined the firm as a Partner in 2000 and oversees the firm's litigation practice in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Robert is a seasoned advocate with a broad range of experience representing clients involved in complex contractual and labour disputes in the tourism and hospitality, banking, insurance, shipping, building, and construction industries.

Transactions on which he has recently worked include:

  • Advising commercial airline operators on labour and industrial relations matters.
  • Advising developers and operators of major hotels and resorts in Freeport, Grand Bahama and representing them in commercial and labour disputes.
  • Advising time share and vacation club operators in Freeport, Grand Bahama and representing them in contentious commercial and labour matters.
  • Representing leading Bahamian insurance companies and commercial banks in multi-million dollar disputes.
  • Representing a syndicate of Lloyd's Underwriters in an admiralty collision dispute. 

Robert has served in several public service positions having held the posts of Acting Assistant Registrar General of The Bahamas in 1997, Deputy Chairman of the Licensing Authority for Freeport in 1999 and Acting Deputy Registrar of The Supreme Court during 1999 and 2001.


Firm Background

Graham Thompson has been one of the preeminent law firms in The Bahamas since 1950. The firm provides a comprehensive range of legal expertise in:

  • Real Estate and Land Development
  • Banking and Finance
  • Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate, Commerical and Securities
  • Trusts, Estates and Private Clients
  • Admiralty, Shipping and Aviation
  • Immigration and Employment
  • Insurance

Graham Thompson is at the forefront in serving the two principal sectors of the Bahamian economy: the tourism/hospitality industry and the financial services/banking sector. The firm plays a leading role in almost every major transaction involving hotel purchases, sales and financing. Additionally, Graham Thompson has internationally recognized expertise in all areas of the offshore financial arena, particularly in investment funds, banking, finance and trusts.

In addition, Graham Thompson attorneys are also active in the legal profession and judicial system of The Bahamas. Three of our partners have served as Attorneys General of The Bahamas. Three members of the firm have sat as Acting Justices of the Supreme Court of The Bahamas and one member as Acting Assistant Registrar General of The Bahamas and Acting Deputy Registrar of the Supreme Court. Members of the firm have served on the Bar Council, as president and vice-president of the Bahamas Bar Association, the Freeport Law Society, the Ethics Committee of the Bahamas Bar Association, and the Rules Committee of The Supreme Court.


Firm Practice Areas

  • Real Estate and Land Development
  • Banking and Finance
  • Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate, Commerical and Securities
  • Trusts, Estates and Private Clients
  • Admiralty, Shipping and Aviation
  • Immigration and Employment
  • Insurance

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