01/27/2009: All Day
HIGGS & JOHNSON celebrated their expansion into the Cayman Islands with a client cocktail reception hosted by its Cayman office on Tuesday, 27 January 2009 at Luca one of Grand Cayman’s premier restaurants on the famous Seven Mile Beach. During 2009 Higgs & Johnson’s Cayman office will practice under the name “Higgs Johnson Truman Bodden & Co.” and thereafter will be known as “Higgs & Johnson”. Higgs & Johnson in The Bahamas and the Cayman Islands – already well known for providing legal services to the financial services community in particular – will embrace a number of synergies to provide enhanced convenience and quality of service to clients in both jurisdictions as well as international clientele.
The client cocktail reception was well attended by local clients reacting enthusiastically to the merger. All of the Bahamas-based partners joining there Cayman-based colleagues in attendance for the evening festivities. Introductory remarks were made by Chris Narborough, Country Managing Partner – Cayman. Global Managing Partner, Bahamas-based John Delaney, spoke on behalf of Higgs & Johnson and introduced the full partnership to guests. Distinguished guest speaker was the Honourable Charles Clifford, Minister of Tourism, amongst other dignitaries present. He extended congratulatory remarks on the merger and gave a warm welcome to the Bahamian partners. Mr. Clifford offered full support of the Cayman Islands Government to this pioneering Caribbean partnership and his words were well received by all those present.
Guests were wined and dined throughout the evening and serenaded by outstanding local entertainment.