Llewellyn V. Boyer-Cartwright | Partner, Callenders & Co.


Llewellyn Boyer-Cartwright is a partner in Callenders & Co., The Bahamas’ oldest law firm and recipient of numerous international awards of recognition including the Corporate International Global Award.

Mr. Boyer-Cartwright holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB. (Hons)) from The University of Buckingham and a Masters in Aviation Science (MSc.) from Everglades University. In 1994, he was admitted to the Honorable Society of the Inner Temple, London England and The Bahamas Bar. A former commercial airline pilot who combined a passion for aviation with advanced legal training, he specializes in Aviation Law, and represents several local carriers and foreign carriers operating to and from The Bahamas.  The first Bahamas member of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, he was appointed to serve on The Bahamas Ministry of Transport & Aviation Consultative Committee established to determine the feasibility of enhancing the Bahamas’ Aircraft Registry and expedite the ratification of the Convention on International Interest in Mobile Equipment (“the Cape Town Convention”).

In 2013, in a country of more than 1,000 attorneys, he was the sole private practice lawyer nominated for Bahamas Financial Services Board Excellence Award. Mr. Boyer-Cartwright has also been a leading proponent for the establishment of a competitive international aircraft registry and UAV regulations that recognize the value of drones while keeping airspace safe.  He is currently a member of The Bahamas’s steering committee on the enhancement of the country’s existing aircraft registry and its contemplated ratification of the Cape Town Convention.  Mr. Boyer-Cartwright is also a member of the Airport Transport Advisory Board.

His publications include his Master’s thesis: “Is There A Correlation Between Objective and Subjective Sleepiness in Flight Crews?” and articles, “The Bahamas – One Step Closer to International Aircraft Registry”; Gateway – The Bahamas Financial Review; Bahamas Int’l Aircraft Registry on Horizon, China Offshore July 2014; the Times of London Property Supplement 2013: Taking a Second Look at The Bahamas; and, “Bahamas International Aircraft Registry Revs for Take-off”; The Bahamas Investor 2015.  Mr. Boyer-Cartwright is the Bahamas’s Aviation contributor for International Law Office (ILO), an online publication based in the UK with worldwide readership.

A sought-after speaker, he has presented to the American Professional Sleep Societies on assessing fatigue in commercial airline pilots, and to several symposia and workshops on aircraft registries and the Cape Town Convention including meetings in Grand Cayman, Aruba, and The Bahamas.