Yolande C. Julien

Partner

Email: yjulien@gsolegal.com

 T:  (242) 328-3500 |    F: (242) 328-8008
303 Shirley Street | P.O. Box N-492 | Nassau, Bahamas

Birthplace: Liverpool, England

Year joined GSO: 2007

Admissions: England & Wales, 2003 | Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Education: The College of The Bahamas, Associate of Arts Degree in Law and Criminal Justice Studies (with credit) | Queen Mary, University of London, LLB (Honours) | BPP Law School – London, England, Bar Vocational Course

Membership: Sunshine Pilot Club of Nassau | Methodist Church of the Caribbean and Americas (MCCA) Legal Team | The Bar of England & Wales

Areas of Expertise:

Yolande C. Julien was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2003. She joined Glinton Sweeting O’Brien as an associate in 2007, after gaining valuable experience at two local law firms. In 2015 Yolande was appointed as a partner of GSO.

Yolande is versed in all aspects of residential and commercial property sales and financing transactions. She also advises clients on foreign direct investment projects and has developed expertise in the fields of immigration, specifically short/long term work permits applications and permanent/annual residency applications; and probate law, administering both international and local estates and resealing estates.

With the recent introduction of Value Added Tax in the Bahamas, Yolande is one member of the firm who advises clients on the intricacies of this new legislation.

She has and continues to represent many international companies in their bid to operate local business operations/branches in The Bahamas and obtains the requisite approvals from the various government departments in order for the companies to operate legally in the Bahamas.

Most recently, Yolande represented a corporate borrower in a multi- jurisdictional financing and corporate restructuring transaction.

Yolande holds an LLB from Queen University at the University of London where she graduated with honours, and completed the bar vocational course at BPP Law School in London, England.

 

Community Support:

Fight Against Cancer

Yolande is passionate about helping underprivileged children in The Bahamas. She strives to instil in her daughter the importance of giving back to the community and doing charitable work. She recently donated gifts to the Princess Margaret Hospital’s children’s ward in celebration of her 5th birthday.

Yolande also takes part in breast cancer awareness initiatives and donates her time and supplies to various charities dear to her heart.

 


“I like the diversity of my practice and enjoy the wide range of tasks across various areas of law.”

News & Articles

GSO Welcomes New Partner Yolande C. Julien

Mrs. Yolande C. Julien The Partners of Glinton Sweeting O’Brien (“GSO”) are pleased and proud to announce that Mrs. Yolande C. Julien has been made a Partner of the firm. Yolande was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2003. Having gained valuable commercial... read more

VAT – Post Implementation – What to look out for

According to where you were, at the stroke of midnight on the 1st of January 2015, Value Added Tax (“VAT”) of 7.5% should have appeared on your receipt. VAT reared its dreadful head despite numerous protests from critics and lingering questions from businesses and... read more