Colin E. Callender, QC | Managing Partner
Colin E. Callender is the great-grandson of W.E.S Callender, QC, who founded Callenders & Co. in 1903. Mr. Callender continues his family’s legacy in the Firm as the Managing Partner and partner responsible for the Nassau office. Born in 1941, Mr. Callender was educated at the Taunton School in Somerset, England. Mr. Callender was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales (Middle Temple) in July 1962 and admitted to The Bahamas Bar one month later. Mr. Callender holds membership in the International Bar Association, The Bahamas Bar Association and is a Fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. In October 2009, Mr. Callender received the honour of appointment to Queen's Counsel. Mr. Callender's practice areas include Commercial Law and Formation of Bank and Trust Companies, Commercial Insolvency and Commercial Litigation.
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Lester J. Mortimer, Jr. | Senior Partner
Born in Nassau in 1953, Lester James Mortimer, Jr. earned his B.A. from Dillard University in May 1975. That same month, Mr. Mortimer was accepted to The Bar of England & Wales, (Lincoln's Inn). Mr. Mortimer was accepted to The Bahamas Bar in October 1978 and is a member of The Bahamas Bar Association. Mr. Mortimer practices Commercial Litigation, Trademarks and Patents, Insolvency, Commercial Contracts, Corporate and Constitutional Law.
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Stephen Anthony Turnquest | Partner
Stephen Anthony Turnquest was born in Nassau in 1958. Mr. Turnquest received his LLB from University of The West Indies in June 1985. Mr. Turnquest later earned a Certificate of Legal Education from the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica, September 1987. Mr. Turnquest was called to The Bahamas Bar in October 1987 and is a member of The Bahamas Bar Association. Mr. Turnquest practices in the areas of Commercial and Civil (including personal injuries) Litigation, Employment Law, Insolvency, Admiralty Law and Medical Malpractice.
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Chad David Roberts | Partner
Chad David Roberts was born in Nassau in 1974. In 1996, Mr. Roberts graduated Magna Cum Laude from Taylor University in Indiana, USA where he received his BS in Accounting Systems. Mr. Roberts continued studies at Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida (JD) December 1998; later earning a Certificate in Legal Education from the Eugene Dupuch Law School in Nassau, Bahamas in 2000. Mr. Roberts was called to the Florida Bar in 1999 and The Bahamas Bar in 2000. Mr. Roberts has memberships with The Bahamas Bar Association, The Florida Bar Association, The American Bar Association, the Pinellas Young Lawyers Division and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Mr. Roberts practices Civil Litigation, Real Property, Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Immigration Law and Telecommunications Law.
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Courtney Pearce | Partner
Courtney Pearce received her B. A. in International Politics from Colgate University in New York.
Ms. Pearce went on to study at the University of Buckingham where she graduated with Upper Second Class Honours in 2005. During her year at Bar School, Ms. Pearce was very active in the Pro Bono Legal Advice Centre of the College of Law and negotiated a settlement between her clients and their local Council in a property dispute. Ms. Pearce was called to the Bar in England and Wales in July 2006; and to the Bahamian Bar in December 2006. She currently works in litigation and looks forward to developing her specialization in Corporate and Trust Law.
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Llewellyn V. Boyer-Cartwright | Partner
Llewellyn Boyer-Cartwright joined the firm as a Senior Associate in 2010.
Mr. Boyer-Cartwright was educated in the United Kingdom and the United States and holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB. (Hons)) from The University of Buckingham and a Masters in Aviation Science (MSc.) from Everglades Universtiy. In 1994 Mr. Boyer-Cartwright was admitted into the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, London, England (England & Wales) and The Bahamas Bar. He is a member of The Bahamas Bar Association's Real Estate Section as well as a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Mr. Boyer-Cartwright specializes in conveyancing, condominium law, private residential and commercial acquisitions and estate planning and wills. He has acted on behalf of numerous high net worth private clients in respect of their acquisition of private residences and commercial properties and has been involved in negotiations with The Bahamas Government as it relates to project proposals and concessions under the Hotels Encouragement Act and the Antiquities, Monuments and Museums Act. He also has experience in the resealing of Grants issued out of both common law and civil jurisdictions as it relates to the Probate and Administrations of Estates Act.
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Simone Morgan-Gomez | Partner
Simone Morgan-Gomez joined the firm as a Senior Associate in 2011.
Mrs. Morgan-Gomez was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1968. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Barry University (Miami, Florida); a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown Law School (Washington, D.C.); a Master of Laws degree from The University of Manchester (Manchester, UK) and a Certificate in Legal Education from the Norman Manley Law School (Kingston, Jamaica). Mrs. Morgan-Gomez is called to the Florida Bar, Jamaican Bar and the Bahamas Bar; is a member of the American Bar Association and an Associate with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIarb). She has been practicing in The Bahamas since 1997 and specializes in commercial litigation involving: employment, insurance, insolvency, trusts, agency and multi-jurisdictional contracts. Mrs. Morgan-Gomez speaks English and Spanish.
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