Mrs. Tara Cooper-Burnside
Higgs & Johnson
Tara Cooper Burnside is a partner at Higgs & Johnson, one of the oldest and largest law firms in The Bahamas. She is a member of the firm’s Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring, and Financial Services Law & Regulation practice groups. Tara’s insolvency practice focuses on complex commercial disputes and contentious and non-contentious matters. She has detailed knowledge of the Bahamian insolvency regime, and is regularly retained to assist liquidators in cross-border insolvencies and restructurings, director misfeasance claims and fraudulent preference proceedings. She has also appeared on petitions for just and equitable winding up and relief from unfair prejudice and oppression.
Tara is a Fellow of INSOL International and recently co-authored with Philip Dunkley, Q.C., the Bahamas chapter of “International Fraud and Asset Tracing”, 3rd Ed. (2015) (Thompson Reuters).