Higgs & Johnson

Offshore: Trusts Department

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Higgs & Johnson is described as "one of the big boys on the trust side and it has a great tradition in that area." It has in-depth expertise in offshore trust and private wealth matters, and acts for wealthy families as well as major institutional clients.

A source says: "They have always been a strong firm and they have a really heavyweight group of lawyers; it's an excellent firm with high-level capabilities."

Notable practitioners

One local commentator remarks that
Earl Cash
is "a solid lawyer with a decent client following who have remained loyal to him for a while." Another market expert comments: "He is very, very diligent, always responsive and an excellent lawyer."

Philip Dunkley QC
is praised as being "a very, very good lawyer with a huge reputation." He is recognised for his experience handling big-ticket trust and private wealth disputes; one offshore expert reports that "he still operates in some very big cases and he still holds a big reputation in the courts here."