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Who's Who Legal
Who's Who Legal

Global Leader

Asset Recovery 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say:

"She is very versed in her field of law"
"Tara is very diligent, forthright, prompt, decisive and intelligent"
"She is very prepared, well versed, passionate and dedicated in what she does"
"She is excellent"


Tara Archer-Glasgow is a highly experienced dispute resolution lawyer with over 20 years of experience in all aspects of commercial litigation including banking and compliance, employment, company law, admiralty law and IP litigation. Tara is an active partner in the firm of Higgs & Johnson. She was appointed to chair the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and its Intellectual Property Group. She is also the supervising partner of the firm's Asset Recovery Unit and is co-chair of the marketing and business development committee of the firm.

Tara has appeared as counsel in many important cases in the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas; and has appeared before the Privy Council in England. She provides legal advice to individuals, major financial service providers and global corporations regarding multi-jurisdictional litigation, shareholder disputes, fraud, asset-tracing and internal operations. She has assisted ultra high net worth clients in the tracing and recovery of millions of dollars.

Tara is recognised as “an experienced, well-regarded and accomplished litigator” in Chambers Global and listed as a “leading individual” by The Legal 500: Caribbean. Clients speak highly of Tara, and according to the Client Choice Awards, she provides “accurate, in-depth and well-researched feedback.” Euromoney’s Women in Business noted Tara as "one of the top litigation practitioners in The Bahamas."

Tara is actively involved with the International Bar Association (IBA), serving as Co-Chair of the poverty and social development committee. She is a former chair of the IBA consumer litigation committee and a former law lecturer at the University of the Bahamas. Tara is often invited as a speaker to share her expertise at international and local conferences, and to provide motivational talks to young people, particularly young women, in the community.

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