Smith To Launch Judicial Review Over Oban Heads Of Agreement

FRED Smith, QC, attacked the government yesterday for a deal prohibiting it from terminating the heads of agreement with Oban Energies whatever an environment impact assessment may find, insisting he will launch judicial review proceedings within weeks to challenge the legality of the provision. He said “dozens” of Grand Bahama residents have asked him to do so. A persistent critic of administrations that push developments before consultation and environment assessments are completed, he said this is the first heads of agreement he

Callenders & Co. Names Martin Lundy Jr. Partner

Callenders & Co. Names Martin Lundy Jr. Partner Callenders & Co., the nation’s oldest law firm, today announced environment and human rights attorney, Martin Lundy II, as its newest partner. “Callenders is proud to name Martin Lundy a junior partner,” said Chad Roberts, managing partner, Nassau. “With the firm’s history dating back more than one hundred years, Callenders’ partnerships have symbolized the best in the profession, excellence in work ethic and sterling integrity, all characteristics which Mr. Lundy has demonstrated consistently since

Residents sue govt over landfill fires

One-hundred and eleven Jubilee Gardens residents have filed a class action lawsuit against the government and Renew Bahamas, claiming their health and that of their families, and the enjoyment of their homes, have been impacted by fires and hazardous smoke from the New Providence Landfill for years. In a writ filed by Fred Smith, QC, who represents the group, the residents claim they have all been “injuriously affected by the continuous fires; thick, black smoke; unbearable stench and dangerous, toxic and