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...peers admire the fact that "she's well prepared and tenacious, but also rational and polite, which is how you sell an argument."
Chambers Global Guide 2018

Tara Archer-Glasgow is a Partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice group in The Bahamas, and supervises the Asset Recovery Unit. She also chairs the Intellectual Property group and serves as Co-chair of the Marketing & Business Development Committee of the firm.

Tara is a highly experienced Dispute Resolution lawyer with more than 20 years of legal experience in all aspects of commercial litigation, with a particular focus on banking and compliance, employment, company law and admiralty law. She regularly appears as counsel or co-counsel in many important cases in all of the courts of The Bahamas and has appeared before the Privy Council in England. Tara provides legal advice to individuals, major financial service providers and global corporations regarding multi-jurisdictional litigation, shareholder disputes, fraud, asset-tracing and internal operations. She has assisted clients in the tracing and recovery of millions of dollars, and represents clients in franchise and intellectual property disputes.

Tara is recognised as “an experienced and well regarded litigator” in Chambers Global Guide (2018) and recommended in Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery (2016-2019), being described as “responsive and intuitive with complex international asset tracing” and “a skilled litigator with an impressive practice”. Her peers commend her as “a highly approachable and reassuring presence for clients.” Tara was also listed as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ by Legal 500 Caribbean (2019).

Clients also speak highly of Tara, reporting that she is “client-friendly, accessible, knowledgeable, and gets the job done.”

Tara is actively involved in international legal associations and the Bahamas Bar Association. As a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), Tara serves on the editorial board of Dispute Resolution International (an IBA publication) and is the Secretary-Treasurer of the IBA Poverty and Social Development Subcommittee. She is a former Chair of the IBA Consumer Litigation Committee and a former law lecturer at the University of The Bahamas. Tara is often invited to share her knowledge and experience as a speaker at international and local conferences, and to provide motivational talks to young persons, particularly young women, in the community.

Education

  • Inns of Court School of Law, London, England
  • University of Essex, LL.B. (Hons), Colchester, England
  • University of Western Ontario, B.A. – Finance & Economics, London, Ontario, Canada
  • College of The Bahamas, A.A. (Hons) – Economics, Nassau, Bahamas

Bar admissions

  • Bahamas, 1998
  • England and Wales, 1998

Professional memberships

  • International Bar Association
    • Member, Editorial board of Dispute Resolution International
    • Officer, IBA Poverty and Social Development Subcommittee
    • Former Chair, IBA Consumer Litigation Committee
  • International Trademark Association
  • Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA)
  • Bahamas Bar Association (former elected Council member)
  • Center for International Legal Studies
  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish (conversational)

Recognition

  • The Legal 500 Caribbean, “Recommended Lawyer” (2019)
  • Chambers Global, Leading Lawyer (2018-2019)
  • Who’s Who Legal – Asset Recovery (2016-2019)

…recognised for her responsive & intuitive approach to complex international asset tracing & recovery actions… (Who’s Who Legal)

Publications

  • International Franchising 2016: Legal and Business Considerations (Bahamas Chapter)
  • Doing business in The Bahamas, Thomas Reuters Practical Law
  • Enforcement of Foreign Judgements in The Bahamas, Lexology
...praised for her ability to "quickly and accurately provide counsel" as well as her outstanding subject matter knowledge.
Who's Who Legal - Asset Recovery 2018

Tara Archer-Glasgow is a Partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice group in The Bahamas, and supervises the Asset Recovery Unit. She also chairs the Intellectual Property group and serves as Co-chair of the Marketing & Business Development Committee of the firm.

Tara is a highly experienced Dispute Resolution lawyer with more than 20 years of legal experience in all aspects of commercial litigation, with a particular focus on banking and compliance, employment, company law and admiralty law. She regularly appears as counsel or co-counsel in many important cases in all of the courts of The Bahamas and has appeared before the Privy Council in England. Tara provides legal advice to individuals, major financial service providers and global corporations regarding multi-jurisdictional litigation, shareholder disputes, fraud, asset-tracing and internal operations. She has assisted clients in the tracing and recovery of millions of dollars, and represents clients in franchise and intellectual property disputes.

Tara is recognised as “an experienced and well regarded litigator” in Chambers Global Guide (2018) and recommended in Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery (2016-2019), being described as “responsive and intuitive with complex international asset tracing” and “a skilled litigator with an impressive practice”. Her peers commend her as “a highly approachable and reassuring presence for clients.” Tara was also listed as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ by Legal 500 Caribbean (2019).

Clients also speak highly of Tara, reporting that she is “client-friendly, accessible, knowledgeable, and gets the job done.”

Tara is actively involved in international legal associations and the Bahamas Bar Association. As a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), Tara serves on the editorial board of Dispute Resolution International (an IBA publication) and is the Secretary-Treasurer of the IBA Poverty and Social Development Subcommittee. She is a former Chair of the IBA Consumer Litigation Committee and a former law lecturer at the University of The Bahamas. Tara is often invited to share her knowledge and experience as a speaker at international and local conferences, and to provide motivational talks to young persons, particularly young women, in the community.

Education

  • Inns of Court School of Law, London, England
  • University of Essex, LL.B. (Hons), Colchester, England
  • University of Western Ontario, B.A. – Finance & Economics, London, Ontario, Canada
  • College of The Bahamas, A.A. (Hons) – Economics, Nassau, Bahamas

Bar admissions

  • Bahamas, 1998
  • England and Wales, 1998

Professional memberships

  • International Bar Association
    • Member, Editorial board of Dispute Resolution International
    • Officer, IBA Poverty and Social Development Subcommittee
    • Former Chair, IBA Consumer Litigation Committee
  • International Trademark Association
  • Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA)
  • Bahamas Bar Association (former elected Council member)
  • Center for International Legal Studies
  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish (conversational)

Recognition

  • The Legal 500 Caribbean, “Recommended Lawyer” (2019)
  • Chambers Global, Leading Lawyer (2018-2019)
  • Who’s Who Legal – Asset Recovery (2016-2019)

…recognised for her responsive & intuitive approach to complex international asset tracing & recovery actions… (Who’s Who Legal)

Publications

  • International Franchising 2016: Legal and Business Considerations (Bahamas Chapter)
  • Doing business in The Bahamas, Thomas Reuters Practical Law
  • Enforcement of Foreign Judgements in The Bahamas, Lexology