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Higgs & Johnson
OCEAN CENTRE, MONTAGU FORESHORE
EAST BAY STREET
P.O. BOX N-3247
Bahamas

Work Department

Litigation and Intellectual Property

Position

Tara supervises the Asset Recovery Unit and chairs the Intellectual Property group. She is a highly experienced Dispute Resolution lawyer with more than 21 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.

Career

Partner since 2006; Called to the bars of England & Wales and The Bahamas in 1998; Ranked as a leading lawyer by Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2016 – 2018; Vice Chair of the Poverty & Social Development Sub-committee; Former chair of the Consumer Litigation Committee of the IBA; Former part-time lecturer at University of The Bahamas.

Memberships

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn;
Bahamas Bar Association;
International Bar Association;
Center for International Legal Studies.

Education

College of The Bahamas (A.A. – Economics) (Hons);
University of Western Ontario (B.A. – Finance & Economics);
University of Essex (LL.B.) (Hons);
Inns of Court School of Law

Lawyer Rankings

Bahamas > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Tara Archer-GlasgowHiggs & Johnson

With expertise in handling a range of cross-border insolvency and general litigation mandates, Higgs & Johnson regularly acts for large corporations, financial institutions and high-net-worth individuals. On the receiving end of referrals and instructions from international law firms in the US, Latin America, Switzerland and the UK, the department is particularly active in trust disputes, Norwich Pharmacal Relief matters, IP disputes and asset recovery claims. The team is led by managing partner and global managing director Oscar Johnson, Jr., who also specialises in admiralty law, insurance matters and employment issues. Further names to note include Audley Hanna and Tara Archer-Glasgow; Archer-Glasgow is praised as a ‘very diligent‘ litigator who regularly appears in the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.