Category: Announcements

Halsbury Chambers Attorney Jayson Romer Attends Best Practices and New Developments in High-Stakes Litigation and Arbitration Conference

January 6, 2015

High-Stakes disputes are here to stay. The age of technology has given rise to a number of global advancements including the growth and expansion of international commerce. In recent years, the speed of information technology has forced both major and minor business entities to contend with the issues born out of these advancements, among them, […]

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Halsbury Chambers to Hold Free Legal Clinic | Sept. 20, 2014

August 19, 2014

10th Annual Free Legal Clinic by Halsbury Chambers Date: September 20, 2014 When: 9am Where: Halsbury Chambers, Village Road Email this page

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Mikia S. Cooper – Faces of the Industry

July 8, 2014

FACES of the INDUSTRY Introductory Snapshot NAME: Mikia S. Cooper INDUSTRY POSITION: Associate, Halsbury Chambers (Corporate/Commercial/Litigation/Family Law) EDUCATION & TRAINING: BA Computer Information Services & LLB CAREER: Attorney-at-Law ____________________________________________________________________________   What attracted you to the sector? When I tell persons that my first Bachelors Degree is in Computer Information Systems and that I am an […]

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Bahamas Central Bank ‘tops list’ as obstacle to recovery

February 3, 2014

The Nassau Guardian published a timely article on February 3rd, 2014: Please click here to view the article in full on the Nassau Guardian’s website.   Email this page

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Attorneys Urged to Watch Global Pace

December 3, 2013

With international business and cross-border transactions increasing dramatically, a partner in a Bahamian law firm said it is critical for local attorneys to keep pace with legal precedence, trends and changes in other jurisdictions. Fresh from attending the International Lawyers Network (ILN) 2013 conference in Miami, Halsbury Chambers partner Nerissa Greene said issues of taxation, […]

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First Time Home-Owners Amnesty Stamp Duty Exemption

November 8, 2013

The Ministry of Finance has recently made a change in its policy relative to the deadline for the acceptance by the Public Treasury of letters of approval previously issued under the following acts:- Stamp (Amendment) Act, 2002 http://www.lexbahamas.com/STAA2002.pdf And; Stamp (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 2008 http://forms.bahamas.gov.bs/dp_form.asp?fid=318 Accordingly, the public is hereby advised that all persons […]

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Halsbury Chambers Attorney Mikia Cooper Attends Int’l Conference

November 7, 2013

BOOSTING THE BAHAMAS — Estate planning specialist Mikia Cooper, Halsbury Chambers associate, attended the 1st Annual Private Wealth Latin America and the Caribbean Forum in Miami recently, helping to boost the profile of The Bahamas. Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder was among the speakers, touting this country’s competence in handling the most complex of […]

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The Tribune: ‘Up’ the short-term work visa policy…

July 18, 2013

Branville McCartney of Halsbury Chambers and leader of The Democratic National Alliance’s (DNA) yesterday urged the Government to “up” its new short-term work visa policy to greater than two weeks, while commending it for “progressive” reform. While backing the Christie administration’s move to abolish the requirement that foreign workers obtain a short-term work visa, provided […]

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The Tribune: Branville McCartney speaks on the economy and local business envirnoment

July 18, 2013

The Democratic National Alliance’s (DNA) leader yesterday said today’s economy would prevent him from entering business in the manner he did 20 years ago, describing the Budget as lacking vision and providing “no light at the end of the tunnel”.  Read the original article here Email this page

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Pictures from Halsbury Chambers’ Recent Legal Forum on Wills and Living Wills

June 26, 2013

Halsbury Chamber’s recent event at the Hilton on Wills and Living Wills was a huge success. Below are some pictures taken at the forum on April 20th, 2013.   Email this page

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