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Higgs & Johnson
P.O. BOX N-3247

Work Department

Litigation and Intellectual Property


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.


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.


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


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

The ‘reactive and reliable’ practice at Higgs & Johnson fields a large litigation practice, which is headed up by Tara Archer-Glasgow, who ‘provides advice that is sound, well thought out and grounded in the law’. The department acts for a broad range of local and international clients and handles the full spectrum of contentious mandates; key areas of expertise include cross-border litigation, asset recovery claims, trust disputes, financial services and regulatory claims, insolvency and restructuring mandates, employment cases and tax proceedings. The group is also a key name in the market for alternative dispute resolution and arbitration proceedings. Philip Dunkley, co-managing partner Oscar Johnson, Jr. , Vann Gaitor, Leroy Smith, Karen Brown and Audley Hanna are also key names to note.