Higgs & Johnson received high praise by Chambers and Partners in its annual publication Chambers High Net Worth (2019). The guide that ranks in the area of international private wealth noted that the firm has a “very good” private client team whose expertise include the creation and management of private trust companies. Market commentators stated that they are “certainly one of the leading names in the region with a long-standing reputation in the Bahamas legal industry”. The firm received the highest ranking (Band 1) and was recognized for being “a strong firm” that is well-versed in trust matters.
Chambers Commentary for Ranked Attorneys
Market insiders note that Philip C. Dunkley QC is “a well-established name in the market and brings real clout to the Higgs & Johnson team.” His peers describe him as “impressive” noting that he is a “strong advocate and a savvy negotiator.”
Chair of the firm’s private client and wealth management practice group, Dr. Earl A. Cash is recognized for his “understanding of cross-border trusts”. He is well known to the market with his peers noting the depth of his private client and wealth structuring experience.
Ranked as a Senior Statesperson, Heather L. Thompson is “highly regarded as a first-rate lawyer with a loyal following in the market” according to her peers. Clients emphasize that she is “excellent, smart and thoughtful” with a considerable amount of experience.