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Higgs & Johnson

Offshore: Trusts

3 ranked individualsBand 1BahamasHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table
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Higgs & Johnson provides structuring and litigation services in relation to trusts and foundations. It handles significant instructions from wealthy individuals, families and fiduciaries.

An impressed adviser enthuses: "I find the team to be very knowledgeable. They collectively have decades of experience in trust and estate law, both locally and internationally, and consistently bring value to the matters presented by our firm." This source continues: "I also find them to be efficient, reverting to us in a timely matter with responses to our queries." Another source says: "When there are complex issues to be dealt with, they will walk you through them so that you get a clear understanding of your options."

Notable practitioners

Earl Cash is a trusts and estates expert who is "well respected locally and internationally, and has decades of experience and vast legal knowledge," reports one market commentator. A source enthuses: "I find him to be one of the best in the business." He advises high net worth individuals and major trust companies on a wide range of non-contentious trust planning and administration matters.

Leroy Smith is "a rising star in the firm" who is described by one market commentator as "a quick mind with a sharp grasp of the law." This source continues: "He provided an excellent service every time we have had to use him, and his response time is second to none." Smith advises high net worth individuals, trustees and banks on a range of trust and private client litigation matters.

Philip Dunkley QC regularly handles trust disputes and restructuring matters. He acts for wealthy individuals, families and fiduciaries on major international litigation. An industry insider comments that he is "a leader in the legal community," while another interviewee notes: "He is a very capable advocate."

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Offshore: Trusts

Higgs & Johnson

firm
Location

Ocean Centre

Montagu Foreshore

East Bay Street

PO Box N-3247

Nassau

New Providence

Bahamas

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Ranked Individuals

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Bahamas

Offshore: Trusts


N. Leroy Smith
Band 2
Philip C Dunkley QC
Senior Statespeople