M. Craig Roberts

M. Craig Roberts

Consultant Counsel

Expertise

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

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

ABA Group
Member

Graham Thompson
Bahamas

Profile

Craig Roberts is a Consultant Counsel, acting primarily in the firm’s Property and Development Practice.

Regarded as one of The Bahamas’ leading attorneys in real estate, Craig is recognized for his widespread experience in structuring complex real estate development transactions throughout The Bahamas. His expertise in real estate matters includes the sale, purchase, transfer, financing, mortgage, debenture and loan phases of real property projects, condominium agreements and declarations, fractional ownership arrangements, quieting titles, private and commercial leases, subdivision planning, easements, title insurance, service charges and rights of way, related tax matters and issues and in advising on and applying for all governmental and requisite approvals.

Craig is recognised by the prestigious London-based Chambers and Partners as a top ranked attorney in the Chambers Global General Business Law – Real Estate sector. He holds the distinction of a Band 1 ranking, which is the highest individual ranking.

Chambers Review: Veteran practitioner Craig Roberts continues to consult on high-value property issues, and is considered one of the most eminent real estate attorneys in the country. He is especially well regarded for his in-depth knowledge of conveyancing.

Recent engagements include:

  • Lead counsel on a non-Bahamian 1000-acre beachfront hotel and residential development in Treasure Cay, Abaco, including all Governmental permits and licenses.
  • Merger of two of the largest insurance companies in The Bahamas.
  • Development structuring of a $20 million resort in Eleuthera, Bahamas.
  • Advising developers on all aspects of purchasing, subdividing, and selling residential sites and condominium lots for several major subdivisions in The Bahamas.
  • Development structuring of a 90-unit condominium property in Abaco.
  • Development structuring of an 80-unit condominium property on Paradise Island.

Bar Admissions

  • The Bahamas Bar, 1968

Education

Queen’s College, Nassau, Bahamas
Areas of Practice

Banking & Finance | Corporate, Commercial & Securities | Insurance | Private Clients, Trusts & Estates | Property & Development | Banking & Finance | Corporate, Commercial & Securities | Insurance | Private Clients, Trusts & Estates | Property & Development

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Chambers and Partners, Band 1 Attorney, Chambers Global – General Business Law: Real Estate (2020 and 2019)


Chambers and Partners, Band 1 Attorney, Chambers Global – General Business Law: Real Estate (2018, 2017 and 2016)


Chambers and Partners, Band 1 Attorney, Chambers Global – General Business Law: Real Estate (2015, 2014 and 2013)




Professional Associations

The Bahamas Bar Association