|Contact Info||Telephone: +242 352 6110|
Telephone: +242 352 6112
Fax: +242 352 6114
|Education||St. Paul's Methodist College; Success Training College (Associates Degree in Business Administration, 2001); University of Buckingham (Bachelors in Law, 2004); Inns of Court School of Law|
|Admitted||2005, London; 2007, Bahamas|
|Memberships ||Bar of England and Wales; Bahamas Bar Association; American Bar Association; Ontario Bar Association; Rotary International; Lincoln's Inn.|
|Born||George Town, Cayman Islands, January 2, 1980|
As a Bahamas-based litigator, the key to winning is gearing up to go to war...and arriving over-prepared.
I would never walk into a courtroom without more research, more evidence, and more angles than the opposition. Since I don't know how much ammunition the opposition will bring, this means over-preparing on all fronts. Even if not everything gets used, I'll be able to think quickly on my feet to win my clients' applications, writs, submissions, and hearings.
My partner, Arthur K. Parris, Jr., and I founded Parris Whittaker in 2011, after leaving Callenders & Co., one of the oldest and most prestigious law firms in Grand Bahama.
Parris Whittaker has a full-range corporate, finance, and real estate legal practice, allowing us to provide reliable and skilled local counsel for many an international corporation. We can take a deal from inception to execution, take a case from submission to victory, and provide all legal consulting and litigation-protection services along the way. We also handle licensure- crucial but often baffling for foreign counsel.
I'm highly active in the Grand Bahama business community. I am a director, advisor, and/or committee chair for the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International, Freeport Law Society, and Salvation Army. I'm also a member of the American Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, and Bahamas Bar Association.
Don't hesitate to consult me if you need counsel or help regarding Bahamas-based:
•Real Estate Conveyancing & Mortgages
•Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) License Applications
•Corporate Services; Incorporation & Restructuring
•Intellectual Property, Trademarks & Trade Names
•Ebusiness & Ecommerce Law
•Employment & Immigration Law
•Professional Negligence & Medical Malpractice Law
•Estates, Probates, Wills & Trusts
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Passing Off: What’s in a Name?
Jacy A. J. Whittaker, November 10, 2014, previously published by ParrisWhittaker on November 5th, 2014
Commercial disputes increasingly involve copyright and patent issues, reflecting the high value attached to the intellectual property of a business. The expert Bahamas lawyers at ParrisWhittaker are highly experienced in intellectual property disputes in a commercial context.
Commercial Disputes and Mediation
Jacy A. J. Whittaker, October 31, 2014
Mediation can often be the best avenue through which to resolve commercial disputes. The expert Bahamas lawyers at ParrisWhittaker regularly advise clients in mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Commercial Indemnity Provisions: The Devil’s in the Detail
Kenra Parris-Whittaker,Kenra Parris-Whittaker,Jacy A. J. Whittaker,Jacy A. J. Whittaker, October 17, 2014
The practical effect of indemnity provisions in commercial contracts is dependent upon the detail in their drafting, an important ruling has confirmed. The commercial lawyers at Bahamas law firm ParrisWhittaker are experts in drawing up commercial contracts and can advise you now on your contracts.
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