Harley James

HONESTY
& WISDOM

HARLEY JAMES provides bespoke legal and consulting services located in The Bahamas.

With a leading practitioner in the aviation industry at its forefront, the firm is unmatched in its ability to deliver tailor-made legal solutions and provide reliable and informed advice to its clients.

EXPERTISE

  • Aviation
  • Harley James provides services to clients in relation to all aspects of aviation law where the jurisdiction of The Bahamas is involved.

    Harley James stays up to date with, and is informed of, all the latest trends, developments and regulations in the industry in order to accurately advise on both domestic and cross-border transactions.
  • Corporate Services
  • Harley James Corporate Limited is an affiliate of Harley James and provides corporate services in The Bahamas.

    We offer the following services:

    • Incorporation
    • Registered office
    • Secretarial services
    • Liquidation services
    • IBC continuations into/out of other jurisdictions
    • Document legalization
    • Mail service
    • Company searches
    • Company restoration
  • Private client
    & Wealth Management
  • Harley James takes a personalised and measured approach when advising its private clients on wealth management, tailoring its advice to meet its clients' objectives.

    We handle various aspects of wealth planning, maneuvering through intricacies, to a range of clients in relation to:

    • Wills and succession planning
    • Probate and administration of estates
    • Immigration
    • Real Estate
    • Wealth preservation

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The firm

Harley James was founded in 2020 by Llewellyn V. Boyer-Cartwright, attorney and former commercial airline pilot. The firm provides bespoke legal and consulting services in The Bahamas in relation to Aviation and Private Client & Wealth management matters.

The firm is the only of its kind in the jurisdiction and its knowledge in aviation is unmatched. With a leading practitioner in the aviation industry at its forefront, the firm provides the most reliable, informed advice in relation to aviation matters.

The firm takes satisfaction in providing its clients with practical, tailor-made legal solutions to help them navigate through intricacies and meet their objectives, all with a personalized approach. Care and conduct are paramount.

The firm derives its name from Llewellyn’s late father and grandfather, Harley and James. The name is a testament to their strong work ethics, integrity and wisdom; characteristics woven into the fabric of Harley James.

EXPERIENCE

Llewellyn
Boyer-Cartwright

Founder

Llewellyn has been a practising attorney for over 27 years in The Bahamas and founded Harley James in 2020. His practice focuses on aviation law and private client and wealth management. He provides advice to international and domestic air carriers and private clients.

He has over 30 years’ experience in the aviation industry having been a commercial airline pilot. He is a licenced Air Transport Pilot and flew for the country’s national flag carrier, Bahamasair, and Laker Airways in the United States. He is also type-rated on the Booeing-747 (B747).

Llewellyn studied Law at the University of Buckingham in the UK where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons) in 1993. He was admitted to both the Bar of England and Wales (Inner Temple) and the Bahamas Bar in 1994. Subsequently, he earned a master’s degree in Aviation Science in the US in 2004.
Prior to founding the firm, Llewellyn was a Partner in one of the country’s leading law firms. He then went on to set up Harley James recognising the need in The Bahamas to combine the two disciplines of Aviation and Law in order to propel the country’s aviation sector.

Over the years, he has become one of the country’s leading aviation attorneys and has been integral in the development and advancement of the aviation industry, including new legislation. Llewellyn has authored numerous articles, contributed several chapters to a leading publication and has spoken at international conferences with respect to aviation law in The Bahamas. His industry knowledge is unmatched, from a practical and regulatory aspect.

Llewellyn has held positions on various governmental and statutory bodies, including the Air Transport Advisory Board and the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB).
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Llewellyn Boyer-Cartwright

Founder


profile Llewellyn has been a practising attorney for over 27 years in The Bahamas and founded Harley James in 2020. His practice focuses on aviation law and private client and wealth management. He provides advice to international and domestic air carriers and private clients.

He has over 30 years’ experience in the aviation industry having been a commercial airline pilot. He is a licenced Air Transport Pilot and flew for the country’s national flag carrier, Bahamasair, and Laker Airways in the United States. He is also type-rated on the Booeing-747 (B747).

Llewellyn studied Law at the University of Buckingham in the UK where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons) in 1993. He was admitted to both the Bar of England and Wales (Inner Temple) and the Bahamas Bar in 1994. Subsequently, he earned a master’s degree in Aviation Science in the US in 2004.

Prior to founding the firm, Llewellyn was a Partner in one of the country’s leading law firms. He then went on to set up Harley James recognising the need in The Bahamas to combine the two disciplines of Aviation and Law in order to propel the country’s aviation sector.

Over the years, he has become one of the country’s leading aviation attorneys and has been integral in the development and advancement of the aviation industry, including new legislation. Llewellyn has authored numerous articles, contributed several chapters to a leading publication and has spoken at international conferences with respect to aviation law in The Bahamas. His industry knowledge is unmatched, from a practical and regulatory aspect.

Llewellyn has held positions on various governmental and statutory bodies, including the Air Transport Advisory Board and the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB).

Kathryn L.
Cartwright

Firm Manager

Kathryn began her career as a corporate secretary over 30 years ago in offshore banking before transitioning to the legal sector. Her legal experience derives from one of the country’s leading law firms where she gained a sound knowledge of the industry working under one of its senior partners. Kathryn has been with Harley James since its inception, bringing with her a vast wealth of experience.
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Kathryn L. Cartwright

Firm Manager


profile Kathryn began her career as a corporate secretary over 30 years ago in offshore banking before transitioning to the legal sector. Her legal experience derives from one of the country’s leading law firms where she gained a sound knowledge of the industry working under one of its senior partners. Kathryn has been with Harley James since its inception, bringing with her a vast wealth of experience.

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