About Aliya Allen

Aliya Allen is a partner at the firm. Her key practice areas include banking law, investment funds, securities law, trusts and estate planning and structuring, securitisation and capital markets. Aliya is a former CEO and Executive Director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB). While at the BFSB, she led the development, drafting and introduction of the Investment Condominium (ICON), a structure for the organisation of investment funds. She also led the Graham Thompson team working as technical advisers to the Bahamas Securities Commission on the overhaul of the Investment Fund Act, with a view to strengthening regulation of the sector and improving long-term growth and competition for this investment product; she has served in similar capacities related to the sector’s most recent legislative developments. Aliya is a member of the Bahamas Bar Association and the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, London.


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