Higgs & Johnson welcomes new lawyer

Specialist in tax planning, trusts and wills

Attorney Thomas Mylott has been admitted
to practise in the Cayman Islands following
a ceremonial bar call before Justice Charles Quin on 26 February.

The application for Mr. Mylott’s admission was made by
Attorney Philip Boni, Higgs & Johnson country managing partner. Mr. Boni welcomed
Mr. Mylott to the firm and expressed his pleasure at this opportunity to expand
the services being offered by the Cayman office.

In presenting the requisite credentials
to the court, Mr. Boni advised that Mr. Mylott studied law at Cambridge University
and qualified as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales
in 2002.  He also completed the diploma
programme of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners
(STEP).

Mr. Mylott specialises in trusts,
tax planning and wills. He has extensive legal experience in drafting and
administering life interests, discretionary and protective
trusts and personal injury and pilot trusts for pension benefits and insurance
policies. He has worked with advisors and trustees on establishing investment
portfolios, ensuring correct levels of risk and close monitoring of the same.

Mr. Mylott has also acted in
multiple aspects of wealth management and advised trustees on their
obligations, duties, powers and possible trust distributions.

The
admission ceremony was attended by Dr. Earl Cash, who is a partner of the firm
in Nassau, Bahamas.

Mr.
Cash commented: “On behalf of the Private Client &
Wealth Management at Higgs & Johnson, I welcome Tom Mylott to our
team.  He will be a most competent addition, given his experience in
the field of trusts, and we are pleased to have his able
assistance as the firm continues to provide first-rate service to our
clients.”

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