Natalie A. Clarke
Attorney Natalie A. Clarke founded the law firm of CLARKE & COMPANY October 2002 after having worked at the Securities Commission of The Bahamas as the Assistant to the Executive Director.
As a student she worked at the law firms of McKinney Bancroft & Hughes, McDonald & Co, Rengin Johnson & Co, Sandra Carmona & Co and the late great Kemuel Shurland & Co.
Ms. Clarke as her clients affectionately call her was educated at North Country School, Lake Placid, New York, and Northfield Mount Hermon Prep School, Massachusetts. At Oxford College of Emory University and Emory University in Atlanta Georgia she attained an A.A. and a B.A. in Political Science. From The University of Buckingham in Buckinghamshire England she attained an LLb and she completed her Professional Qualifications from the BPP Law School in the City of London.
Ms Clarke is a fully paid up member of the Honourable Society of Middle Temple since 1994 and called to the Bar of England and Wales and Northern Ireland and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas in 2001. She has been a member of the International women’s lawyers association, FIDA. As a child at NCS she was active in 4H. She is also since 2004 a member of the Center for International Legal Studies having given speeches on Intellectual Property in Kitzbuel, Austria, and British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Ms. Clarke plays tennis, dances, rides horses, runs, does aerobics and yoga, plays chess, checkers, monopoly, is an avid reader, and likes to bake.
Having received an elite education and having traveled to most cities in Canada, Europe, and the United States, Ms. Clarke sees it as a privilege to use her profession to assist those less fortunate, resolving problems which may only take a letter, a phone call or a short Court appearance.
Her civic duties include a Legal Aid Clinic every Saturday from 10am to 3pm at the Lutheran Church and the Christian Science Church where she accumulates 5 pro bono hours weekly assisting local Bahamians and Residents in bail applications, attaining visas after being denied entry into the United States, attaining spousal support from the National Insurance Board, assisting with persons who attained personal injuries while in police custody, and persons attaining spousal and child maintenance from ancillary orders.
She also participates in the annual summer Tennis Camp where children get exposed to the game of tennis, which opens doors of socialization, etiquette and college scholarships.