Practice groups

Trevor J. Lightbourn is an Associate in the Litigation practice group. Since joining the legal profession, he has been immersed in civil and commercial litigation. He possesses a unique discernment for assessing the economic viability of legal action in the search for alternative and innovative forms of resolution.

In 2017, Trevor was the recipient of the “Millennial of the Year” Award which is an honour bestowed at the Bahamas Financial Services Board’s Industry Excellence Awards. The criteria for which included the demonstration of professional examples of leadership; commitment to the advancement of his profession; and serving as a positive role model for his profession and peers.

As Lead Counsel in a precedent setting Supreme Court decision concerning the rules governing service out of the jurisdiction, Trevor advanced an argument that led to a court finding that the relevant provisions of the law created an anomaly and that “it is time for our Rules Committee to consider removing it from our rules”.

Trevor holds an Associate’s Degree in Law and Criminal Justice (Hons) from the College of The Bahamas, a Bachelor of Law (Hons) from the University of the West Indies and a Certificate of Legal Education from the Eugene Dupuch Law School. He was the winner of the Eugene Dupuch Client Interviewing and Counseling Competition (2009) and a participant of the Lex Caribbean Regional Client Interviewing and Counseling Competition (2009). Trevor was called to the Bahamas Bar in 2010 and joined Higgs & Johnson as an Associate in 2020.

Education

  • Certificate of Legal Education, Eugene Dupuch Law School (Nassau, The Bahamas)
  • Bachelors of Law (Hons), University of the West Indies (Cavehill Campus, Barbados)
  • Associate’s Degree Law and Criminal Justice (Hons), The College of the Bahamas (Nassau, The Bahamas)

Bar admissions

  • Bahamas, 2010

Professional memberships

  • Bahamas Bar Association

Community

  • 23rd Company Boys’ Brigade- Mentor/Leader- St. Barnabas Church

Trevor J. Lightbourn is an Associate in the Litigation practice group. Since joining the legal profession, he has been immersed in civil and commercial litigation. He possesses a unique discernment for assessing the economic viability of legal action in the search for alternative and innovative forms of resolution.

In 2017, Trevor was the recipient of the “Millennial of the Year” Award which is an honour bestowed at the Bahamas Financial Services Board’s Industry Excellence Awards. The criteria for which included the demonstration of professional examples of leadership; commitment to the advancement of his profession; and serving as a positive role model for his profession and peers.

As Lead Counsel in a precedent setting Supreme Court decision concerning the rules governing service out of the jurisdiction, Trevor advanced an argument that led to a court finding that the relevant provisions of the law created an anomaly and that “it is time for our Rules Committee to consider removing it from our rules”.

Trevor holds an Associate’s Degree in Law and Criminal Justice (Hons) from the College of The Bahamas, a Bachelor of Law (Hons) from the University of the West Indies and a Certificate of Legal Education from the Eugene Dupuch Law School. He was the winner of the Eugene Dupuch Client Interviewing and Counseling Competition (2009) and a participant of the Lex Caribbean Regional Client Interviewing and Counseling Competition (2009). Trevor was called to the Bahamas Bar in 2010 and joined Higgs & Johnson as an Associate in 2020.

Education

  • Certificate of Legal Education, Eugene Dupuch Law School (Nassau, The Bahamas)
  • Bachelors of Law (Hons), University of the West Indies (Cavehill Campus, Barbados)
  • Associate’s Degree Law and Criminal Justice (Hons), The College of the Bahamas (Nassau, The Bahamas)

Bar admissions

  • Bahamas, 2010

Professional memberships

  • Bahamas Bar Association

Community

  • 23rd Company Boys’ Brigade- Mentor/Leader- St. Barnabas Church