Lakeisha N Hanna
Called to the Bar:
2006, Nassau, The Bahamas
St Augustine’s College, Nassau, The Bahamas; The College of The Bahamas, Nassau, The Bahamas (A.A. in Law and Criminal Justice in 2000); University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados (LLB 2003); Eugene Dupuch Law School, Nassau, The Bahamas (LEC 2006)
Areas of Practice:
Civil Litigation; Employment Law; Negligence and Personal Injury Law; Contract Law.
Following her pupilage Lakeisha began her practice in the Chambers of Obie Ferguson & Co. where she was able to focus within the areas of Industrial Relations and Employment Law. She joined the Firm of Harry B. Sands, Lobosky & Company as an Associate in 2011, and became a partner in 2019.
Lakeisha deals with all aspects of employment litigation and advisory work – including labour disputes commencing in the Labour Department and progressing through the Bahamas Industrial Tribunal and on to the Court of Appeal, judicial review matters involving the Registrar of Trade Unions as well as providing opinions on contract terms, discipline, dismissals, grievances and rights. She has considerable experience in drafting Industrial Agreements from an employer’s perspective in the Hotel Industry as well as for the technology and communications sector.
Negligence and Personal Injury Law:
Lakeisha’s practice in the area of negligence law has greatly expanded in recent years. She undertakes a wide variety of personal injury work, where she historically acted for claimants she more recently acts for the insured in defending claims.
Lakeisha regularly acts for several international commercial banks in asset and debt recovery actions.
Whilst focusing her litigation practice on employment and negligence law Lakeisha has still managed to acquire experience in dealing with matrimonial disputes including divorce, legal separation, ancillary matters as well as child custody.