‘Rhyan Elliott is thorough, very responsive and meets deadlines – that combination is a rare find within the legal fraternity and is a factor that places him and Higgs & Johnson at the forefront of the list of Bahamian Legal Service Providers utilised by my company.’
Legal 500 Caribbean 2024

Rhyan Elliott is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group.

Rhyan has practiced extensively in various areas of Civil and Commercial Litigation and Arbitration, with a particular focus on matters with a cross-border element, in banking, financial services regulation, insurance, employment, personal injuries, fatal accidents, professional negligence, and property law. He has also gained wide experience acting on behalf of parties in divorce and complex matrimonial finance proceedings.

Rhyan has experience representing both individual and institutional clients, including Investment Managers, Liquidators and Receivers at all stages of litigation, including interlocutory applications, at trial and on appeal. He has acted for many individual claimants and several insurance companies and re-insurers in quantifying, negotiating and defending numerous complex personal injuries, malpractice and fatal accidents claims.

Rhyan has also frequently represented the interests of both Vendors and Purchasers in Commercial and Real Estate transactions and has represented parties, including land developers, in property disputes relating to documentary and possessory title, trespass, easements, boundaries and restrictive covenants.

Rhyan regularly appears as both Junior and Lead Counsel before the Industrial Tribunal, the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal of The Bahamas. Rhyan has also appeared as Junior Counsel on behalf of the successful parties before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London. He is currently recommended in the area of dispute resolution by Legal 500 Caribbean.

Education

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law (Bar Professional Training Studies) (Very Competent), The University of the West of England, Bristol, England
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Upper Second Class Honours), The University of Kent at Canterbury

Executive Training

  • Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator, ADR Group, London

Bar Admissions

  • The Bahamas, 2014
  • England and Wales, 2014

Professional Memberships

  • ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator
  • London Court of International Arbitration Young International Arbitration Group (YIAC), Member
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, Member
  • The Bahamas Bar Association, Member
  • The Honourable Society of The Inner Temple, Member

Community

  • Rotaract International

Recognition

Recommended in Dispute Resolution, Legal 500 Caribbean 2024

‘Rhyan Elliott is thorough, very responsive and meets deadlines – that combination is a rare find within the legal fraternity and is a factor that places him and Higgs & Johnson at the forefront of the list of Bahamian Legal Service Providers utilised by my company.’
Legal 500 Caribbean 2024

Rhyan Elliott is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group.

Rhyan has practiced extensively in various areas of Civil and Commercial Litigation and Arbitration, with a particular focus on matters with a cross-border element, in banking, financial services regulation, insurance, employment, personal injuries, fatal accidents, professional negligence, and property law. He has also gained wide experience acting on behalf of parties in divorce and complex matrimonial finance proceedings.

Rhyan has experience representing both individual and institutional clients, including Investment Managers, Liquidators and Receivers at all stages of litigation, including interlocutory applications, at trial and on appeal. He has acted for many individual claimants and several insurance companies and re-insurers in quantifying, negotiating and defending numerous complex personal injuries, malpractice and fatal accidents claims.

Rhyan has also frequently represented the interests of both Vendors and Purchasers in Commercial and Real Estate transactions and has represented parties, including land developers, in property disputes relating to documentary and possessory title, trespass, easements, boundaries and restrictive covenants.

Rhyan regularly appears as both Junior and Lead Counsel before the Industrial Tribunal, the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal of The Bahamas. Rhyan has also appeared as Junior Counsel on behalf of the successful parties before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London. He is currently recommended in the area of dispute resolution by Legal 500 Caribbean.

Education

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law (Bar Professional Training Studies) (Very Competent), The University of the West of England, Bristol, England
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Upper Second Class Honours), The University of Kent at Canterbury

Executive Training

  • Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator, ADR Group, London

Bar Admissions

  • The Bahamas, 2014
  • England and Wales, 2014

Professional Memberships

  • ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator
  • London Court of International Arbitration Young International Arbitration Group (YIAC), Member
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, Member
  • The Bahamas Bar Association, Member
  • The Honourable Society of The Inner Temple, Member

Community

  • Rotaract International

Recognition

Recommended in Dispute Resolution, Legal 500 Caribbean 2024