A Bahamian Law Firm


We look forward to having the opportunity to serve you in The Bahamas.

Our goal is to provide useful information about Gonsalves-Sabola Chambers and the legal services we offer that we hope make it easier for you to do business with us.

Gonsalves-Sabola Chambers is committed to providing a wide range of civil and commercial legal services in The Bahamas to meet the needs of businesses and individuals, both locally and internationally.

With over 20 years' experience advising and representing official liquidators, employers, banks and trust companies, insurance companies, electronic communications providers and a financial services regulator, our attorney M. Margaret Gonsalves-Sabola understands the need for practical solutions when legal issues arise in your business enterprises.


Ms. Gonsalves-Sabola also helps individuals involved in employment disputes, personal injury matters, divorce, and matters relating to children and their welfare, to resolve these matters either through court action, negotiation or mediation.

Our offices are centrally and conveniently located on Parliament Street in downtown Nassau, opposite the main Supreme Court building and The Judicial Complex. There is parking available in the multi-storied car park on Parliament Street, just steps away from our office.

We understand that the matters our clients entrust to us are very important to them and we are committed to being fully responsive to our clients' telephone calls, messages and emails and to keeping our clients updated on their matters at all times.

Give us a call to schedule a consultation.


When and Why to Form a Trust

There are many reasons to form a trust. A trust is a legal device that requires a settlor, the person creating the trust, to transfer assets to another person who acts as the trustee. The trustee has legal ownership but holds the assets for the benefit of beneficiaries. The beneficiaries may receive payments from the

Unfair Dismissal from Employment in The Bahamas

In The Bahamas, every employee has the right not to be unfairly dismissed from employment. Bahamian law contains specific descriptions of possible reasons for dismissal that are unfair. Employees who feel that they have been dismissed unfairly should contact an attorney to discuss their rights. The law presumes that a dismissal was unfair if the

Battles over Jurisdiction in International Insolvency Proceedings

When battles over jurisdiction arise in international insolvency proceedings, which country’s laws will take priority? Two recent insolvency cases begun under similar circumstances led to two very different results. In the first, the Baha Mar group of companies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States. All but one of the Baha Mar

How Do I Seek Sole Custody of My Bahamian Minor Child?

You can seek sole custody of your Bahamian child. It can be difficult, however, to convince a court that the other parent should not have some access to the child. In general, Bahamian law permits both parents to a child born in wedlock to have a right of access to their child and considers both

Gonsalves-Sabola Chambers

Monday - Friday  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays

Phone 1 242 326 6400
Fax - 1 242 326 6401

No. 8 Bayparl Building
18 Parliament Street
PO Box CB-12531
Nassau, Bahamas