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Kendira R. Turnquest

Kendira R. Turnquest

Associate

Expertise

  • Corporate, Commercial & Securities
  • Banking & Finance
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate, Commercial & Securities
  • Immigration & Naturalization
  • Private Clients, Trusts & Estates

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Profile

Kendira Turnquest is an Associate in the firm’s Financial Services, Private Clients, Trusts & Estates Practice Group.

Kendira’s practice is focused primarily on commercial transactions, corporate structures and shipping finance including incorporation of local and foreign companies, continuations, re-domiciliations and liquidations, and regulatory compliance for corporate entities. Her practice also includes real estate sales and acquisitions, real estate financing, residential and commercial leases, subdivision and condominium developments and resort restructuring.

Recent engagements include:

  • Representing the receivers and lender involving a $3.5 billion receivership and sale of a luxury resort.
  • Representing the lender in the $1.85 billion refinancing of a mega resort.
  • Drafting and advising on shipping finance and liaise with the Bahamas Maritime Authority to complete registration of shipping mortgages.
  • Reviewing and advising on corporate transactions regarding the liquidation of local companies and IBCs.

Bar Admissions

  • The Bahamas Bar, 2016.

Education

Legal Education Certificate. Eugene Dupuch Law School, Nassau, Bahamas.
Postgraduate Certificate in Corporate Finance. London School of Business and Finance, London, England.
Master of Law (LLM) in International Commercial Law with Merit. University of Westminster, London, England.
Bachelor of Law (LLB) with Honors. University of Bristol, Bristol, England.
Associate of Arts Degree (AA) Law and Criminal Justice with Distinction. The College of The Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas.
Areas of Practice

Banking & Finance | Corporate, Commercial & Securities | Immigration & Naturalization | Private Clients, Trusts & Estates | Banking & Finance | Corporate, Commercial & Securities

Articles

COVID-19 - Force Majeure Clauses VS. Contractual Obligations
Graham Thompson, March 2020

The impact of Covid-19 is becoming more prevalent throughout the economic landscape of The Bahamas. Most recently, in an effort to contain the spread of the virus, preventative measures involving the closure of non-essential local businesses for a specified duration were introduced by the Government in exercise of its emergency powers. This has had far-reaching effects in the employment sphere...

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