Areas of Practice
- Real Property and Conveyancing
- Commercial Law
- Probate and Estate Administration
- Maritime Law
- International Financing
Mr. Sterling H. Cooke serves as the chair of the Real Estate & Development practice group. His primary professional practice includes Real Property and Conveyancing, Commercial Law, Probate and Estate Administration, Maritime Law and International Financing transactions involving Bahamian registered ships and companies.
Sterling studied law in the United States and the Caribbean – first earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Carolina at Columbia, and later receiving a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the West Indies at Cave Hill, Barbados. Subsequently, he completed studies at the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica in September 1990.
Sterling was called to the Bahamas Bar and joined Higgs & Johnson as an Associate in October of 1990. He became a Partner in 1999.