Mr Audley Hanna > Higgs & Johnson > NASSAU, Bahamas > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Audley specialises in various areas of Civil and Commercial Litigation, with a particular focus on employment law, admiralty law, insurance law, intellectual property litigation, and personal injury litigation. Audley has significant experience as Counsel in The Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

Career

Audley holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Fisk University in Psychology and English. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree, with First-Class Honours, from the University of Buckingham in England. Thereafter, he completed the Legal Profession Course and obtained his Master of Law (LL.M.) degree from Northumbria University. He became a partner in 2019 and chairs the Consumer Litigation committee of the IBA.

Memberships

  • Bahamas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association

Education

  • Fisk University (B.A.), Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  • University of Buckingham (LL.B.), Buckingham, UK
  • Northumbria University at Newcastle (Legal Profession Course), (LL.M.), Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • Eugene Dupuch Law School (LEC), Nassau, Bahamas

Lawyer Rankings

Bahamas > Dispute resolution

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.