With nearly three decades of experience in real property matters, Mike A. Klonaris has become an expert in this field of law, and regularly acts for HNW and UHNW in acquisitions and sales of high-end real estate in Lyford Cay, Old Fort Bay, Albany and throughout The Bahamas. He has represented hotel and property developers on New Providence and the family islands, leading lending institutions, acted as legal counsel to various property owners and condominium associations, and sits on an advisory board to the Bahamian Government concerning real property matters.
He has extensive experience in all commercial matters, immigration matters and estate planning.
Mr. Klonaris attended high school at St. George's School, Newport, Rhode Island, studied English and Business at Vanderbilt University (BA), read law at the University of Buckingham (LLB Hons) and Bar Course preparation the University of Westminster, London.
He sat the UK Bar Exam at the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, London and was called to the UK Bar and the Bahamas Bar in 1993.
Mr. Klonaris is a member of the Bahamas Bar Association, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP), and has acted as a non-executive director for Julius Baer Trust (Bahamas) Limited and Hottinger Bank & Trust Limited. He is the Honorary Consul of Finland and a member of the Honorary Consular Corps Association.
He is married with two children and speaks Spanish, French and Greek at an intermediate level.