Doing business in The Bahamas is a pleasure: take it from us. But it's not a matter of applying common (or Commonwealth) law.
Our licensing regulations, tax regime, and local approval process can still prove confusing to outsiders.
That’s why so many global and regional businesses look to ParrisWhittaker for their legal needs.
We keep our firm focused, our growth global and our processes progressive yet accessible. We make business a pleasure, as we help local, regional and international businesses navigate Bahamian laws and regulations with our distinctly local touch.
ParrisWhittaker is a local law firm founded by two top lawyers: Arthur Parris, real estate/commercial expert, and Jacy Whittaker, a litigator with extraordinary energy and an outstanding track record. With the addition of partner Kenra Parris-Whittaker, the firm has a combined 70 years of experience, and brings a new level of energy and commitment to the Bahamian legal market.
Maritime and shipping law firm ParrisWhittaker became a finalist for the prestigious 2017 Lloyd’s List Americas Awards today, and will compete against five other firms for Law Firm of the Year at a New York City gala on May 25. [Read More]
An increasing number of businesses and individuals need to enforce foreign judgments in their favor in the Bahamas, reflecting the truly global nature of business today. The specialist litigation lawyers at Bahamas law firm ParrisWhittaker are highly experienced litigators in international disputes. [Read More]
New York Convention Awards can be enforced in The Bahamas – but how is this achieved, and in what circumstances can the court refuse to allow enforcement? The experienced commercial Bahamas lawyers at ParrisWhittaker regularly advise and represent claimants seeking to enforce convention awards - and has recently seen a notable success on behalf of a group of clients. [Read More]