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Judith A. Whitehead

Judith A. Whitehead

Managing Partner

Expertise

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

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

WSG Boad of Directors
Director 2016/ 2017
WSG Boad of Directors
Director 2014/ 2015
WSG Boad of Directors
Director 2013/ 2014
WSG Boad of Directors
Director 2012/ 2013
WSG Boad of Directors
Director 2011/ 2016
WSG Regional Council
Past Member
Strategic Planning Committee 2020
Member
WSG in Caribbean Group
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WSG Group Leaders
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WSG Main Group
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Women's Professional Forum Group
Group Leader
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.
  • Negotiations with the Government of the Bahamas on the structuring of a cruise ship port and resort.
  • Lead counsel to Bahamas based Family Office for international family.
  • Lead counsel to international family 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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