• 1948 Higgs & Johnson’s founders Hon. Godfrey W. Higgs, CBE and friend, Mr. Mervyn Johnson – a former Registrar General of The Bahamas – establish a  legal partnership. In addition to a long and distinguished career in law and politics, Mr. Higgs holds a place in history for leading the successful defence of Count Alfred de Marigny, tried and acquitted in 1943 for the murder of Canadian gold baron Sir Harry Oakes.
  • 1950 Messrs. Higgs and Johnson are joined by Mr. Geoffrey Johnstone (later Sir Geoffrey).
  • 1968 Mr. Johnstone becomes Senior Partner of Higgs & Johnson.
  • 1974 Truman Bodden & Company, located in the heart of George Town, Grand Cayman, is formed by local attorney Hon. Truman Bodden, OBE, a prominent political figure, former Acting Attorney General (1970-1972) of the Cayman Islands, and variously a member of the Legislative Assembly and Minister of a number of government portfolios.
  • 1990 Higgs & Johnson (The Bahamas) and Truman Bodden & Company (Cayman Islands) become founding members of TerraLex (a leading worldwide network of independent law firms).
  • 1999  Mr. Philip C. Dunkley (now a distinguished Queen’s Counsel (QC)) becomes Senior Partner of Higgs & Johnson; the firm re-opens its second office at Freeport, Grand Bahama.
  • 2001 Higgs & Johnson opens its third office at Lyford Cay, an internationally renowned exclusive residential community and financial district at the western end of New Providence.
  • 2006 Higgs & Johnson relocates its main offices to Ocean Centre, a state-of-the art business facility at Montagu Foreshore on East Bay Street.
  • 2007 Higgs & Johnson opens its fourth office at Marsh Harbour, Abaco.
  • 2008 Higgs & Johnson celebrates 60 years of continuous practice under the same name.
  • 2009 The law practice of Truman Bodden & Company of the Cayman Islands is succeeded by Higgs Johnson Truman Bodden & Co in the Cayman Islands, reflecting a merger of ownership interests of Truman Bodden & Company and Higgs & Johnson of The Bahamas. Higgs & Johnson remains the operating platform in The Bahamas for the merged group.
  • 2010 Higgs Johnson Truman Bodden & Co rebrands as Higgs & Johnson.
  • 2018 Higgs & Johnson celebrates its 70th anniversary.