Areas of Practice
Ms. Jonnell K. Rigby Knowles specialises in the area of residential and commercial real estate and mortgages and works closely with several governmental bodies inclusive of The Central Bank and The Bahamas Investments Board on matters involving exchange control, permits and certificates of registration approvals and real property tax issues.
Jonnell obtained a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies degree (BMOS) in Finance and Administration with a minor in History from the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B. (Hons)) from the University of Essex. She completed the Bar Professional Training Course and later earned a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) from City Law School.
Jonnell was called to the Bar of England and Wales in July 2011 as a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and to the Bahamas Bar in September of that same year. She became an Associate at Higgs & Johnson in 2012 following completion of her pupillage.