Ann Henry QC

Attorney-at-Law and Notary Public, Ms. E. Ann Henry QC was first called to the Bar in October, 1981. Between 1981 and 1983, Ms. Henry practiced in the British Virgin Islands Jurisdiction as a Prosecutor in the Chambers of the Attorney General. From 1983 to 1990, she worked in Association with the late Time H. Kendall Q.C. in the Chambers of Kendall & Henry (Antigua).

From 1990 to 1997, practiced as a sole practitioner in Antigua. From 5th December, 1997, she practiced in association with junior associates as the principal of the Chambers of E. Ann Henry & Associates. From 15th October, 2003, Ms. Henry practices in partnership with C. Debra Burnette. She was elevated to the rank of Queens Counsel in September, 2012.

Ms. Henry is a Past-President of the Antigua and Barbuda Bar Association and a Past Chairman of the Council of Legal Education of the West Indies

Bar Admissions:

– Antigua and Barbuda
– British Virgin Islands
– Montserrat

Bar Memberships:

– OECS Bar Association
– Organisation of Commonwealth Caribbean Bar Associations
– Commonwealth Law Association

Henry & Burnette Law Office:

The partners see the Firm as a work in progress in that new initiatives are regularly introduced with the object of providing better service to clients in an ever changing global environment.

The Firm’s practice is a General Civil Practice blending a Solicitor’s practice in Chambers with a significant and vibrant Litigation portfolio.

Our particular areas of focus are Banking Law, Corporate Law (both domestic and international), Industrial Relations, Real Estate Law, Family Law and Civil Litigation.

The Firm is fully computerized and every effort is made to ensure speedy delivery of work without compromising on efficiency.

Emphasis has always been placed on ensuring that the Non-Professional Staff are competent and able to assist clients in obtaining information concerning their business being conducted by the Firm. This is seen as being particularly helpful to clients in the absence from Chambers of the Professional Staff, but is useful at all times.

Confidentiality of clients’ business is treated as priority and is not compromised.

Efforts are made on an on-going basis to upgrade the service provided and comments and suggestions from clients are always welcomed.

Septimus A. Rhudd

Mr. Rhudd has practiced law for over 27 years. He has been admitted to the respective Bars, and is qualified to practice law, in Antigua and Barbuda, Jamaica and the Commonwealth of Dominica.

He received his LL.B degree from the University of the West Indies and attended the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica where he received his Legal Education Certificate.

Mr. Rhudd has served as the Assistant Registrar of the High Court and as Registrar of the High Court. During this period, he also functioned as the Registrar of Lands, Trademarks and Bills of Sale.

He worked as In-House Counsel at what is now known as PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Rhudd has served as the Vice-President of the Antigua and Barbuda Bar Association. He is a Notary Public and a Justice of the Peace. He has served as the Chairman of Her Majesty’s Prison Visiting Committee and as the Honorary Consul for Jamaica.

He has practical experience in corporate and commercial transactions and is extensively involved in the offshore industry.

Firm Overview:

Rhudd & Associates is a full service Law Firm. The firm was established in 1997 and operates from Suite No. 9, Gambles Medical Center, Friars Hill Road – St. Johns, Antigua. While the firm offers a full range of legal services to a diversified client base, the primary focus is on corporate and offshore matters and civil litigation.

We are client-driven law firm. By that we mean we listen to our clients, understand their needs and objectives, and respond with timely, cost-efficient solutions.

With over 16 years of service, our success comes from promoting a trusting relationship with our clients who have come to rely on us for their general counsel representation and expert counsel services.

We invite you to review our website and call us with any questions you may have. We welcome all inquiries and are happy to consult with you regarding your legal needs.

Sir Clare Roberts, KCN, QC

Sir Clare has been practicing law since obtaining the Legal Education Certificate from the Caribbean Council of Legal Education in 1975 and is a Queens Counsel (QC). He is a former Solicitor General of Antigua and Barbuda and has acted as Attorney General in the British Virgin Islands and Montserrat. He has worked as a consultant with FAO, Caribbean Law Institute and WIPO. During 1994-1997 Sir Clare served as Attorney General and Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs for Antigua and Barbuda and served as an independent Senator in the Senate of Antigua and Barbuda during 2004.

In December 2009 he completed his second four-year term as a member of the Inter American Commission on Human Rights and served as President for the 2004-2005 term.

Sir Clare is the past Chairman of Antigua Commercial Bank, the largest and oldest indigenous bank in Antigua and Barbuda and served as a director of this institution for 18 years. He is a founding member of the National Development Foundation of Antigua and Barbuda and served as one of its directors for several years.

On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Antigua and Barbuda on 1st November 2006, Sir Clare was awarded one of the country’s highest awards – Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of the Nation (KCN) for his contribution to the legal profession, human rights and the youth.

Interests: Sir Clare has a keen interest in the development of the youth and is a member and former Chairman of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme in Antigua and Barbuda. A karate enthusiast, he is a 6th Degree Black Belt and is Chief Instructor of the Antigua Shotokan Karate Academy and the Caribbean Shotokan Karate Federation.

Admissions:

– Antigua Bar (1975)
– British Virgin Islands, Dominica and Montserrat Bars

Education:

– B.A. (History) – University of the West Indies, 1969
– LLB (Hons) – University of the West Indies, 1973
– Legal Education Certificate (LEC) – Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad, 1975
– Diploma in Legislative Drafting – University of Ottawa, Canada, 1979
– Diploma in International Trust Management – STEP, 2003

Firm Overview:

Roberts & Co is currently the largest law firm in Antigua and Barbuda. We have provided legal services for over 30 years in various practice areas. Select a practice area for additional details.