The Partners of Higgs & Johnson are pleased to announce that Ms. Ja’Ann M. Major has been admitted into the partnership effective, 1 January 2023. Based in our Ocean Centre office on New Providence, Ja’Ann is Deputy Chair of the highly respected Real Estate and Development Practice Group of the Firm with a particular focus on conveyancing, mortgage transactions and foreign investments.

Ja’Ann, who joined the Firm in 2011, represents domestic and international clients in the purchase, sale and transfer of residential and commercial properties in The Bahamas and advises on relevant regulatory procedures and approvals. Her practice extends to include Immigration Law (particularly, work permit and residency applications), Probate and Estate Matters, Commercial Law, and Maritime & Shipping Law. She currently serves as a Director on the Board of the Bahamas Maritime Authority and has been recognized as a recommended lawyer in real estate in the leading legal directory, Legal 500 Caribbean (2023).

“On behalf of the partnership, I am delighted to extend congratulations to Ja’Ann on her elevation to Partner,” commented Sterling H. Cooke, Co-Managing Partner. “Given her reputation, invaluable experience and expertise, we are confident that she will further strengthen and enhance our Firm’s capabilities to provide the best legal solutions and services to our clients. We look forward to the insights and contributions she will provide to Higgs & Johnson and its continued success in the many years to come.”

This year Higgs & Johnson is celebrating 75 years of providing trusted legal advice and outstanding service to its clients. The Firm continues to be recognized globally for its legacy of demonstrated excellence and remains committed to facilitating commercially minded, timely, and trusted legal advice aimed at exceeding client expectations.

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