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UB Alumni Spotlight – Summer Edition 1 2019

Genell joined the law firm of McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes in September 1998 where she is currently a Partner. Genell is committed to providing excellent service and delivering results. The scope of her expertise includes civil and commercial litigation, arbitration, dispute resolution, insurance law, personal injury litigation, company liquidations and employment law. Her practice also includes banking litigation, trust litigation, debt recovery and competition law.

Dedicated to her practice, Genell’s legal acumen is strongest in negotiation and litigation proceedings, where she fights zealously on behalf of her clients in order to achieve the substantial settlement or results they deserve. Genell is regarded as a leading specialist in the personal injury, fatal accident and insurance fields and she often handles claims involving motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls, industrial accidents, property damage and medical negligence.

Genell continues to represent her clients on a variety of complex cases. Genell routinely represents large national and international insurers and brokers, multi-national banks, and employees as well as employers. Genell also advises and appears on behalf of liquidators and receivers and she has been involved in the liquidations of large international banks as well as companies in The Bahamas.

Genell makes regular appearances in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal and she has previously appeared before the Privy Council in the UK.

Recognizing her expertise in the personal injury field and her willingness to contribute to the professional development of our country’s upcoming attorneys, Genell was invited to be a guest Lecturer at the Eugene Dupuch Law School. Genell was called upon to provide to the final year law students a practical approach to the handling of a personal injury claim.

Genell is civic minded. Outside of the firm, Genell gives back to both The College of the Bahamas and her community. Genell served as Vice-President of the Alumni Association of the College of the Bahamas for two years from 2008 to 2010 and continues to contribute financially to the development of the University of The Bahamas. She is a former Member of the Board of Directors of the Ranfurly Homes for Children and she has worked along with the Great Commission Ministries in providing school supplies and clothing to persons in need. Genell is also former Legal Counsel to the Miss Bahamas Organization. Genell enjoys music and spending time with her family.

UB Alumni Spotlight – Summer Edition 1 2019
UB Alumni Spotlight – Summer Edition 1 2019