Profile submitted by Heather L Thompson
International trust and company administration, Private Trust Companies (PTCs), counselling clients on creation of trusts and ownership structures. Advising trust companies on development of new services and issues in trust administration. Practice includes wills, probate applications, estate administration, foundations, international commercial contracts, Executive Entities
Bahamas Bar Association (1994); STEP
Of Counsel - Higgs & Johnson. Founding Member/Past Chairperson STEP Bahamas; former member STEP's Council. STEP George Tasker Outstanding Achievement Award Caribbean; Latin America; Consultant on financial services legislation relating to Trusts, Purpose Trusts, Foundations, Executive Entities and PTCs; Bahamas Financial Services Board 'Executive of the Year' (2003); the International Law Office Client Choice Awards in Offshore Services (2012); Citywealth Leaders List (2012 – 2013); listed as a leading practitioner by the Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law (2012); and included on the IFC Power Women Top 100 list (2017).
University of Lancaster (BA) (Hons) and University of London (LLB) (Hons), United Kingdom. Chartered Institute of Bankers Trustee Diploma in 1981.