Jones joins Higgs & Johnson

Higgs & Johnson has announced that Derek N. Jones has joined the firm as regional managing partner and will be based in the Cayman Islands office.

Mr. Jones, a former president of the Jamaican Bar Association, has been practicing law for over 40 years, having served first as head of litigation, then as managing partner and finally as senior partner of one of Jamaica’s largest law firms, Myers, Fletcher & Gordon.

In his role as regional managing partner, Mr. Jones will have responsibility for the management of the Cayman office and for managerial planning generally in the Caribbean region.

He also joins the Cayman litigation team, bringing with him experience in litigation and the telecom sector.