Halsbury Chambers - Areas of Practice

WILLS & ESTATE LAW

With the enactment of new legislation in The Bahamas, namely the Wills Act 2002, the Administration of Estates Act, 2002, and the Inheritance Act 2002, Halsbury Chambers has carefully positioned itself to provide comprehensive legal advice on many estate-planning issues affecting both local and offshore private clients.

Upon specific client instructions and under carefully-guided legal advice, the firm’s estate practitioners are competently-qualified to draft, vet, and advise on wills, codicils, trusts and other testamentary documents that meet the clients’ estate-planning and investment needs.

The firm also provides probate services including, but not limited to, the preparation and conduct of applications for contentious and non-contentious probate and letters of administration, the resealing of foreign wills, the filing of citations and caveats, and probate searches.

Our tax lawyers have experience in all aspects of Will and Estate law including:

  • Applications for contentious and non-contentious probate and letters of administration
  • Resealing of foreign wills
  • Estate and succession planning for intergenerational wealth transfer
  • Corporate structuring for international business transactions
  • Estate Freezes
  • Voluntary disclosures
  • Departure and immigration planning for individuals
  • Applications for contentious and non-contentious probate and letters of administration
  • Resealing of foreign wills
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