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Judith Whitehead

Managing Partner
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Graham Thompson

Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas
    Local Time: Sunday 03:48

Practice Expertise

  • Immigration & Naturalization
  • Private Clients, Trusts & Estates
  • Property & Development
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Areas of Practice

  • Immigration & Naturalization
  • Private Clients, Trusts & Estates
  • Property & Development
  • Immigration & Naturalization
  • Private Clients, Trusts & Estates
  • Property & Development
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WSG Leadership

  • WSG Board of Directors - Treasurer 2017-2020
  • WSG Board of Directors - Director 2012-2017
  • WSG Regional Council - Member 2012-2017
  • Women's Professional Forum Group - Group Leader
  • Strategic Planning Committee 2020 - Member
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Profile

Judy Whitehead is the firm’s Managing Partner. She oversees the firm’s operations, providing leadership of the firm’s strategic direction.

Formerly a Litigation Partner, with a concentration on family law, her work now focuses on advising special clients, mainly the firm’s high net worth private clients, and negotiations with the Government on large investment projects.

Recent engagements include:

  • Negotiating a prenuptial contract involving assets in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Lead Counsel in a multimillion dollar contentious divorce involving assets in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Lead counsel to Bahamas based Family Office for international family.
  • Lead counsel to numerous international families involving succession and philanthropic planning including the creation and operation of trust and corporate structuring.

Bar Admissions

  • The Bahamas Bar, 1982

Education
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration & Naturalization
  • Private Clients, Trusts & Estates
  • Property & Development
  • Immigration & Naturalization
  • Private Clients, Trusts & Estates
  • Property & Development

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Transactions on which she has recently worked include:

Negotiations with the Government of the Bahamas and structuring of a billion dollar multi-use development in the southern Bahamas.
Negotiations with the Government of the Bahamas in connection with the multi-use development in the Cable Beach area.

Professional Associations

Bahamas Bar Association


International Bar Association





Professional Activities and Experience

"Trends in the Industry", Bahamas Financial Services Board Seminar, 2009


"Banking Practice and Procedures", Bank of the Bahamas Seminar, 2009


"Doing Business in Today’s Regulatory Environment", International Trust and Tax Planning Summit Conference, Miami Beach, Florida, 2009

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