Higgs & Johnson is a full-service corporate and commercial law firm, operating from one of the world’s leading offshore financial centres – The Bahamas – and serving clients around the globe.

Distinctive among top offshore law firms, we provide high quality legal, corporate and fiduciary services to global law and accountancy firms, financial institutions, trust companies, investment firms, multi-million dollar touristic and A-list residential developments, multinational companies and high net worth individuals.

Higgs & Johnson is consistently ranked in the top tier of leading independent global legal directories, and our attorneys are recognised as leaders in their fields, committed to providing sound legal counsel and business insight, underscored by a client-centred approach.

Positioning & experience

Partners of the Firm have been instrumental to the drafting and implementation of several important pieces of legislation, including:

  • Assisting the financial services industry in drafting Acts relating to Purpose Trusts, Foundations, Private Trust Companies and Executive Entities
  • Serving as private sector advisor to the Bahamas government on the restructuring of financial services industry legislation in response to the initiative of the FSF, FATF and OECD
  • Advising on the drafting of legislation to modernise the casino gaming industry in The Bahamas


Realising the importance of attracting, valuing and retaining the best legal talent and support staff, Higgs & Johnson has, for over 70 years, enjoyed a reputation for delivering high quality, accurate and reliable service to our clients. We work to create an environment that respects diversity, recognises and encourages leadership potential, and fosters professional growth and experience. We consider inquiries from qualified personnel at every level of the legal profession who are committed to our core values of honour and integrity.

For more information on summer internships, pupillage or full-time employment, please contact us at careers@higgsjohnson.com.

Client services

Our clients deserve and expect the highest level of service. We are committed at all levels to provide professional and reliable legal services underscored by a client-centered approach, that combines respect for your time, communication, innovation, accessibility and proaction to secure the best results possible.

If you have any questions with respect to our client service promise, please contact:

Diane S. Knowles, Firm Manager