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Peter M. Karam, Partner, Turks & Caicos

Peter is a Quebec trained attorney with 23 years of experience. He has practiced in the fields of Commercial, Corporate and Tax Law. Peter has lived and worked in the Turks and Caicos Islands for over 10 years, providing him with vast knowledge of the local laws and landscape to make him well-versed in successfully navigating many complex commercial matters and negotiations.

Peter is a licensed attorney in the Turks and Caicos, and was called to the Quebec Bar in 1988/89. He is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal [LLB] and Ottawa University Law School [LLL]. He is a former member of the Bar Association ofQuebec and a member of the Turks and Caicos Bar, and is fluent in English and French.

 
 
 
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George C. missick, managing Partner, Turks & Caicos

George is a co-founder and managing partner of Karam & Missick Turks & Caicos and Bahamas.  George is a fierce and fearless litigator with a strong background in Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury, Admiralty, Insolvency and Company Law. He graduated from the University of Buckingham with Honours in 2000 and passed the Bar Vocational Course in 2001 at the University of the West of England & Wales, Bristol. George is admitted to three Bars: England & Wales (2001), The Bahamas Bar (2001) and the Turks and Caicos Bar (2007). He is also certified in dispute resolution from the Dispute Resolution Foundation in Jamaica. Prior to starting the partnership of Karam & Missick, George worked as a senior associate at the law firm of Callenders & Co. in the Bahamas where he handled detailed civil and commercial litigation, and conveyancing matters throughout the Bahamas. He also worked on a variety of litigation and commercial matters for the Grand Bahama Port Authority Group of Companies including the GB Harbour Company, GB Airport Company, GB Power & Utility Company and the GB Shipyard.

 

George has enjoyed much success in both the Supreme Court and Appeals Court and has won many high profiled cases in the civil courts as well as the Labour Tribunal.  George has been involved in multi-million dollar insolvency claims, world wide freezing injunction claims, ship arrest andother maritime related matters.  He regularly advises commercial banks, trust companies, resorts and large corporations on banking and commercial matters.

 

More generally, George provides advice in relation to high value personal injury and fatal accident claims and has successfully litigated or settled claims totaling in the millions.

 

George is a former President of the Turks and Caicos Islands Bar Association having served 3 consecutive terms and is a former member of the Rotary Club of Providenciales and conducts regular legal aid clinics within the community.He was sworn in as a Notary Public of the Turks and Caicos by HE Governor Ric Todd in Providenciales on 22nd April 2012 and is also a Notary Public in the Bahamas.

 
 
 
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Alicia S. Bowe, managing Partner, bahamas

Alecia is a co-founder and the managing partner of Karam & Missick Bahamas.  Her legal career is complimented by her very diverse background spanning more than 20 years in the hospitality and banking industries.  Alecia is a dynamic, decisive and diligent Attorney who is a trendsetter in her style, approach and delivery. She goes beyond the usual standards of practice to meet and exceed her client’s expectations.  Although she is firm and forceful in her practice, her approach is principled and highly respected by her clients. Mrs. Bowe is a former partner of Chancellors Chambers.

 

Alecia specializes in real estate development, resort development, banking and securities, mediation, assets recovery and corporate and commercial matters.

 

Alecia is a graduate of The University of Buckingham, England and is a Member of The Honourable Society of The Middle Temple and The Bahamas Bar Association.  She is also a director on the board of Consolidated Water Bahamas Ltd.

 
 
 
Marc Traube, Partner

Marc Traube, Partner

 

Marc Traube

Marc is a founding partner of the firm, specialising in commercial matters and dispute resolution. He has a strong background in business as well as law and has developed an excellent client base serving both businesses and high net worth individuals. Marc has personal conduct of litigation cases of substantial value and complexity and has advised major clients such as Nottingham Forest Football Club. Marc is also a specialist adviser in corporate law and frequently advises clients on transactions and issues relating to corporate governance. Marc serves clients based in the UK and across various parts of the world.

Marc is multilingual speaking fluent French and Hebrew.

 
 
 
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colin M Thompson, Partner, bahamas

George is a co-founder and managing partner of Karam & Missick Turks & Caicos and Bahamas.  George is a fierce and fearless litigator with a strong background in Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury, Admiralty, Insolvency and Company Law. He graduated from the University of Buckingham with Honours in 2000 and passed the Bar Vocational Course in 2001 at the University of the West of England & Wales, Bristol. George is admitted to three Bars: England & Wales (2001), The Bahamas Bar (2001) and the Turks and Caicos Bar (2007). He is also certified in dispute resolution from the Dispute Resolution Foundation in Jamaica. Prior to starting the partnership of Karam & Missick, George worked as a senior associate at the law firm of Callenders & Co. in the Bahamas where he handled detailed civil and commercial litigation, and conveyancing matters throughout the Bahamas. He also worked on a variety of litigation and commercial matters for the Grand Bahama Port Authority Group of Companies including the GB Harbour Company, GB Airport Company, GB Power & Utility Company and the GB Shipyard.

 

George has enjoyed much success in both the Supreme Court and Appeals Court and has won many high profiled cases in the civil courts as well as the Labour Tribunal.  George has been involved in multi-million dollar insolvency claims, world wide freezing injunction claims, ship arrest andother maritime related matters.  He regularly advises commercial banks, trust companies, resorts and large corporations on banking and commercial matters.

 

More generally, George provides advice in relation to high value personal injury and fatal accident claims and has successfully litigated or settled claims totaling in the millions.

 

George is a former President of the Turks and Caicos Islands Bar Association having served 3 consecutive terms and is a former member of the Rotary Club of Providenciales and conducts regular legal aid clinics within the community.He was sworn in as a Notary Public of the Turks and Caicos by HE Governor Ric Todd in Providenciales on 22nd April 2012 and is also a Notary Public in the Bahamas.

 
 
 
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dale peters, senior associate, Turks & Caicos

Dale is a Senior Associate at Karam & Missick who specialises in Real Estate and Commercial Law.  He is called as an attorney in Canada since 1981 and in the Turks and Caicos since 1989 bringing with him a wealth of knowledge internationally and locally.

 

The focus of Dale’s practice is the consultation with and provision of legal services to existing and new clients to meet their needs and requirements, from taking instructions for wills and simple real estate transactions, the drafting of documentation to meet those ends, accepting the challenges involved in the preparation of Trust Deeds, revocable, irrevocable, discretionary and those for asset protection purposes.

 

Dale isalso involved as a key player in corporate commercial transactions and the security documentation required in raising funds for small start up enterprises and reverse take over negotiations of publicly traded companies by the start up enterprises.

 
 
 
 

aisha ceesay, legal executive, turks & caicos

Aisha is a 2000 graduate of The University of Buckingham and is called to the Bar of England & Wales.  Aisha works closely with other attorneys in the firm representing lending institutions and lenders and purchasers in land transactions. She also has vast experience in litigation and domestic matters and has worked on many high profile litigation cases.