Attorneys

Thomas A. E. Evans, Q.C.

 

attorney-tae-evansThomas Arlington Edison Evans, Queens Counsel, LL.B. Honours, is the Senior Partner of Evans & Co., Samuel H. Evans House, Shirley & Christie Streets, Nassau, The Bahamas.

Mr. Evans was born on 9th October 1947, at Nichols Town, Andros. He received his Primary and Secondary education at the All Age School at Nichols Town for five (5) years. He read Law at the University of the West Indies where he obtained an LL.B with 2nd Class Honours Upper Division and The Norman Manley Law School.

He was admitted to the Bahamas Bar in 1976. He served as Acting Justice of the Supreme Court from 11th September to 31st December 1989, 29th July to 15th November 1996 and 1st February to 30th April 1998. He previously served as Stipendiary & Circuit Magistrate in 1981 and 1983 and Crown Counsel in the Attorney General's Office in 1976 – 1980. He was a Member of the Firm of Christie Ingraham & Co. from 1980 to 1986a Partner from 1982 to 1986. He also served as Treasure of The Bahamas Bar Association and Chairman of the Ethics Committee of The Bar, Lecturer and Examiner for The Bahamas Bar Examinations. He is a former Director of The Central Bank of The Bahamas, Chairman of the Industrial Relations Arbitration Tribunal. He is formerly a member of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission of The Bahamas and Lecturer in the Law of Evidence at The Eugene Dupuch Law School. Mr. Evans is considered a leading expert in litigation with extensive experience in Commercial Litigation, Criminal and Constitutional matters. He is a recipient of the Bahamas Silver Jubilee Award for contribution to law and the Jones Communication Bahamian Legends Award for Law.

Mr. Evans is the Principal Host of the current Radio Programmes "Evans and Company's Legal Brief" and "Legal Notes", both of which are bi- weekly productions. He has authored many Articles on various Legal Topics which includes but not limited to Offshore Trust and Offshore Investments as well as on various legal topics that concerned criminal and civil laws. These articles were published both locally and internationally.

His areas of practice include but are not limited to:
  • Commercial Litigation including insolvency
  • Civil Litigation generally
  • Industrial Relations Matters
  • Private International Law
  • Banking Law
  • Constitutional & Administrative Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Internet & E-Commerce Law
  • All Matters dealing with Offshore Legal Services
  • Criminal
He holds membership in the following organizations:
  • Bahamas Bar Association
  • Bahamas Chamber of Commerce
  • The Scout Association of The Bahamas

 

Veronique J. N. Evans

 

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Veronique June Noelle Evans (Dip. ITM)

Ms. Evans is a graduate of St. Anne’s Anglican School, Nassau, Bahamas where she received both her primary and secondary education. She then attended St. Elphin’s School in Derbyshire England where she studied and obtained three ‘A’-levels.

Ms. Evans then enrolled in Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, now Queen Mary College where she obtained a Bachelor of Laws Degree with Upper Second Class Honours.

Following this she successfully completed the Bar Vocational Course at Inns of Court School of Law in London and in November 2002 she was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales through the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.

She then returned to The Bahamas and was admitted to The Bahamas Bar in December 2002 and joined Evans & Co as an Associate Attorney. She was made a Partner in 2006

Ms. Evans obtained a Diploma in International Trust Management with Distinction in 2015.

Ms. Evans’ main areas of Practice include:

o Trusts and Estate Planning
o Family Law
o Personal Injury Law
o Civil Litigation
o Commercial Law
o Maritime and Shipping Law

In April 2016 Ms. Evans was awarded the STEP Caribbean Top Student Award.

Ms. Evans is currently a member of the Bahamas Bar Association and is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

 

 
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