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Higgs & Johnson

WILLOW HOUSE, 2ND FLOOR, CRICKET SQUARE, P.O. BOX 866, GRAND CAYMAN KY1-1103, CAYMAN ISLANDS
Tel:
Work +1 345 949 7555
Email:
Web:
http://www.higgsjohnson.com
Abaco, East Bay St, Freeport, George Town, Lyford
Higgs & Johnson, Gina Berry, George Town, CAYMAN ISLANDS

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Gina Berry

Tel:
Work +345 949 7555
Email:
Web:
higgsjohnson.com
Higgs & Johnson

Work Department

Partner.

Position

Real Estate & Development Wills, Probate & Estate Administration Commercial Transactions Maritime/Shipping Intellectual Property Immigration.

Career

Ms. Gina M. Berry has considerable expertise in the areas of Conveyancing and Real Property law, Probate and Estate Administration, Planning and Development law. She also carries on a general commercial practice with some expertise in the area of Maritime law involving Cayman Islands registered ships. Ms. Berry represents many of the "Class A" Banks in the Cayman Islands and also conducts a full real estate practice servicing a wide range of international and local clients. Ms. Berry holds Bachelors' Degrees (Hons) in Arts and Law from the University of the West Indies and a Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica. She was admitted as an Attorney-at-Law to the Jamaican Bar in 1995 and to the Cayman Bar in 1999. Ms. Berry was a Director and head of the Real Estate/Property Department at Truman Bodden & Company until the merger with Higgs & Johnson on January 1st, 2009, whereupon she became a Partner. She became the Country Managing Partner of Higgs & Johnson in 2014. Ms. Berry is Chair of the Human Tissue Transplant Council and sits on the Board of Directors of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAAC). She is a member of the Cayman Islands Law Society, the Jamaica Bar Association, and an Executive Committee Member of the Consulate of Jamaica in the Cayman Islands. She also serves on the Maritime Sector Consultative Committee of the Cayman Islands and is a Notary Public for the Cayman Islands.

Member

Cayman Islands Law Society; Past President of the Lion's Club of Tropical Gardens, Grand Cayman.

Education

University of the West Indies (BA) (LLB), Kingston, Jamaica and Cave Hill, Barbados Norman Manley Law School, Kingston, Jamaica.

Leisure

Life Member of the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens (Past President and currently serves on the Board of Directors). Hearing Preservation, Awareness & Action Chairman - Lions Caribbean Sub-District 60B.


Cayman Islands

Real estate

Within: Leading individuals

Gina Berry - Higgs & Johnson

Within: Real estate

Higgs & Johnson 'stands out for its immediate responsiveness and user-friendly, solution-oriented personal approach, while delivering the highest-quality legal work under strict deadlines'. The firm fields specialists in financing and restructuring; hotels, condominiums, timeshare resorts and commercial developments; landlord and tenant matters; planning issues; structuring restrictive covenants and strata by-laws; and setting up appropriate corporate structures. Country managing partner Gina Berry's 'ability to design and explain very complex legal structures to non-legally trained individuals instils immediate confidence in clients, and confirms her stellar reputation'.

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