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Higgs & Johnson 
Nassau, Bahamas



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About this office:

As one of the oldest and largest full-service corporate and commercial law firms in one of the world's leading offshore financial centres, Bahamas-based Higgs & Johnson has had more than a half-century of experience as the counsel of choice to many industries including financial services, A-List real estate development and private clientele. Higgs & Johnson has evolved in tandem with the growth of the local economy and global opportunity to become one of the most comprehensive providers of services throughout a wide spectrum of commercial, trust and financial matters. The firm has a diverse and talented team of 27 dedicated and experienced attorneys in three offices, with additional administrative, financial and technical support to deliver timely, accurate and relevant counsel, and exceptional personalised service. Affiliates, H & J Corporate Services Ltd and H & J Management Services Ltd provide complete company formation and property management services, respectively. The Firm is The Bahamas representative member of TERRALEX, a worldwide network of independent law firms.

The firm has a rich past. Founded in 1948 at a time when other lawyers in The Bahamas were either in solo or father-and-son practices, Higgs & Johnson's founders Hon. Godfrey W. Higgs, CBE and friend, Mr. Mervyn Johnson - a former Registrar-General of The Bahamas - established what was, for the time, a novel non-family legal partnership. In addition to a long and distinguished career in law and politics, Mr. Higgs holds a place in history for leading the successful defense of Count Alfred DeMarigny in the renowned Sir Harry Oakes murder trial of 1943. The Firm is also proud to have had come from among its partners, the first Chief Justice of The Bahamas Supreme Court in an independent Bahamas.



 


Statement of Practice Summary:
Banking, Commercial, Corporate and Securities Law, Employment and Industrial Relations, Estates, Insurance Law, Maritime and Admiralty Law, International Contracts, International Private Law, Property and Real Estate Law, Trusts and General Matters, Commercial Litigation, Insolvency Law and Environmental Law.




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