Specialising in trusts and estates and banking law, Dr Earl A Cash, Ph.D. is a partner and chair of the private client and wealth management practice group of Higgs & Johnson and services major trust companies in The Bahamas. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1979, and The Bahamas Bar since 1982.

Earl spent the 1990s as a temporary stipendiary and circuit magistrate for night court in the Bahamas, and served as a member of the ethics committee and of the disciplinary tribunal of the Bahamas Bar Association. He is ranked as a leading lawyer by legal directories IFLR1000, Chambers Global, Chambers High Net Worth and WWL: Private Client.

Earl has lectured and written articles on the Trustee Act and related legislation. His publications include articles in International Financial Law Review, Journal of International Planning and Trust and Trustees. He has made contributions to the text, ‘Asset Protection: Domestic and International Law and Tactics’.

Earl has lectured at the College of The Bahamas and University of Miami in Business Law and Literature, and has served as chairman of the board of trustees of the University of The Bahamas.