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Tara Cooper Burnside

Nassau, Bahamas Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : General Business Law: Dispute Resolution
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Tara Cooper Burnside attracts praise from her peers as "a very good all-round commercial lawyer." She handles a broad range of shareholder and contractual disputes, with further expertise in contentious employment and insolvency matters.
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Tara has detailed knowledge of the Bahamian insolvency regime and is regularly retained to advise insolvency practitioners having worked on a number of cross-border insolvencies and restructurings. She also specialises in commercial disputes, including shareholder disputes and contentious and non-contentious employment matters, involving both individual and collective rights. Her dispute resolution practice covers civil and commercial litigation, including banking and trust litigation, insolvency and fraud cases, shareholder disputes and employment litigation.

Career

Called to the Bahamas Bar Association in 2001; Joined the firm as an Associate in 2005 becoming a partner in 2010.

Professional Memberships

Bahamas Bar Association;

Commonwealth Lawyers Association;

International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL);

Fellow, INSOL International;

News Update Editorial Committee Chair, INSOL International

Publications

Bahamas “Law and Practice” Chapter, Chambers Insolvency Global Guide (2018 & 2020); The Bahamas chapter of “International Fraud and Asset Tracing”, 3rd Ed. (2015) (Thompson Reuters);

“Trust Litigation – the Bahamian and Cayman Perspectives”, The Journal of International Tax, Trust and Corporate Planning (Issue 2, Volume 18, 2011)

Personal

University of California (LL.M. International Commercial Law), California

Eugene Dupuch Law School (Certificate of Legal Education), The Bahamas

University of the West Indies (LL.B.), Barbados

College of The Bahamas (A.A.) (Hons), The Bahamas

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Ocean Centre

Montagu Foreshore

East Bay Street

PO Box N-3247

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New Providence

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