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.
In today’s technological age of social media, the opportunities for validly serving legal proceedings are wider, and the courts are increasingly willing to allow service via Facebook and the like. At top Bahamas law firm ParrisWhittaker, the experienced litigators advise businesses on all matters relating to commercial and civil litigation. [Read More]
What information may or may not be disclosed in the course of civil proceedings? The High Court in the UK has refused an application by a trust beneficiary to order a law firm’s compliance with a subject access request. The dispute involved a beneficiary of trusts which was governed by Bahamian law and a Bahamian trustee. [Read More]
What happens when the court in another jurisdiction needs to obtain evidence from a businesses or individual in The Bahamas for the purposes of civil proceedings in that jurisdiction? The experienced Bahamas lawyers at ParrisWhittaker regularly provide assistance to individuals and businesses in civil matters pursuant to the Evidence (Proceedings in Other Jurisdictions) Act, Ch. 66 (E(POJ)A. [Read More]