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Higgs & Johnson has been ranked as a top tier firm in the 30th edition of IFLR1000 with clients praising their ‘sound advice on best practices.’ The Guide focuses on ranking law firms and lawyers on the basis financial and corporate transactional work in over 120 jurisdictions. Lauded as, ‘diligent and responsive’, the firm is also highlighted by commentators for ‘providing thorough and thoughtful results.’

Higgs & Johnson attorneys are also ranked by IFLR1000 in the ‘highly regarded’ and ‘rising star’ categories. The ‘highly regarded’ categories describes lawyers that are highly regarded by their peers and possess a strong transactional record and positive client feedback with the rising star lawyers the ‘ones to watch’ as they are building their reputation in the market.

Co-Managing Partner, Surinder Deal is ranked as ‘highly regarded’ by the Guide. For more than 34 years, she has represented clients ranging from small privately held companies to multinational companies in diverse industries such as banking and finance, manufacturing, real property development, hospitality, and gaming.

Noted by the Guide for ‘giving prompt and clear advice’, Freeport Partner and Chair of the Maritime & Aviation group, Vivienne M. Gouthro, is ranked in the ‘highly regarded’ category. She is a corporate and commercial lawyer with over 25 years experience specialising in ship and international finance and extensive experience in real estate and development and private client and wealth management.

Partner and Chair of the Firm’s Financial Services and Securities practice groups, Christel Sands-Feaste, is ranked by the Guide for the 9th consecutive year, in the ‘highly regarded’ category. She is a highly experienced commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience advising clients in The Bahamas and internationally on corporate and commercial matters, asset financing, mergers and acquisitions, financial services, securities offerings and investment funds.

Ranked in the ‘rising star’ category by the Guide, Senior Associate Alexandra T. Hall has assisted in various aspects of commercial transactions and has experience in local tax law, corporate and commercial law, legal issues relating to resort development and operations and gaming law and regulation.

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