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Graham Thompson

John F. Minns

John F. Minns



  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution

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John Minns is a Partner in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group.

John’s practice encompasses a broad range of litigation matters including banking, trusts, personal injury, land disputes and judicial review matters. John also regularly advises with respect to employment matters.

Recent engagements include:

  • Assisting lead GT counsel in high profile Judicial Review before Supreme Court concerning land use on the periphery of an exclusive residential community.
  • Assisting lead GT counsel in a number of trust directions and variation applications.
  • Appearing as Junior Counsel before Supreme Court in large multi-jurisdictional contentious trust dispute which resulted in a decision clarifying trustees disclosure obligations under s 83 of the Trustee Act of The Bahamas.
  • Lead counsel before Supreme Court for commercial bank in multi-million dollar loss of profit claim.
  • Lead counsel in defence of utility provider with respect to defamation claims arising from broadcasts.
  • Lead counsel for private bank in matter concerning claims of fraud.
  • Lead counsel in advising appearing in Supreme Court on behalf of insurers with respect to numerous personal injury claims.

Bar Admissions

  • The Bahamas Bar, 2010


University of the West Indies, Bahamas
The Eugene Dupuch Law School, Bahamas
Areas of Practice

Litigation & Dispute Resolution | Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Professional Career

Professional Associations

The Bahamas Bar Association


Employment Update on the Government's Stimulus Measures in Response to COVID-19
Graham Thompson, April 2020

On Monday, 30th March 2020, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable K. Peter Turnquest addressed the House of Assembly to provide an overview of the expected economic fallout in The Bahamas from the Covid-19 pandemic along with some details as to the Government’s proposed stimulus measures to support citizens and businesses alike during this time of uncertainty...

COVID-19: Potential Employment Related Issues
Graham Thompson, March 2020

In recent weeks, Governments around the world have been grappling with how best to combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Bahamas is no exception. To date the Prime Minister has issued two Emergency Orders aimed at ensuring the health and safety of persons within The Bahamas...

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