Welcome to Henry, Henry & Bristol

A Leading Caribbean Practice

Experience Support

The highly experienced team of paralegals, some with over 20 years experience, provide the necessary and invaluable support to our practitioners.

Multiple Areas of Practice

The practice of the firm is varied. While the primary areas of practice are Banking, Property, Investment, Corporate and Tax, one nevertheless has to take other briefs.

Leading Representation

Putting the client first, we offer good, sound legal advice and representation in Grenada and throughout the Caribbean in conjunction with our correspondent law firms.

Words From The Principal

Welcome to Henry, Henry & Bristol
The client always comes first

The Law Firm of Henry Henry & Bristol Founded in 1959, the original partners, Ferdinand M. Henry, Sir Denis Henry Q.C. and Carol W.J. Bristol Q.C. have left a legacy which the present principal, Mr. James Bristol Q.C. and staff are proud to carry on.

The Firm continues to serve clients throughout the Caribbean and is one of the leading firms in Grenada advising on a variety of areas, most importantly banking, investment, business startups, corporate law, tax, insurance and real-estate. The firm has a large intellectual property trademark practice which is carried on through its associated company HHB Intellectual Property Services Limited.

However, banking is at the core of the Firm’s expertise and practice having represented several Caribbean and international banks as well as the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. Until it ceased business in Grenada, the firm was the primary legal advisor to the Bank of Nova Scotia since it commenced business there.

The Firm has evolved in its practice modernizing its structure through comprehensive library, online legal research and library, and experienced paralegals and devotes a large amount of its time to pro bono work and has been engaged in public debate on topics of national and regional importance. We continue to be part of our community.

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Founding Partners

The original partners, Ferdinand M. Henry, Denis Henry Q.C. and Carol W.J. Bristol Q.C.

Mr. Ferdinand M. Henry

The founding partner, Mr. Ferdinand M. Henry, was called to the Bar in England just after World War 1.

Sir Denis Henry Q.C

The second partner of Henry, Henry & Bristol, Sir Denis Henry was called to the bar in 1939.

Carol W. J. Bristol Q.C

From 1955-1957, Carol W. J. Bristol QC was Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court of the Windward & Leeward Islands, then headquartered in Grenada. In April 1959 he joined FM Henry and Denis Henry, to establish the firm Henry, Henry & Bristol


The Firm represents The West of England Ship Owners Insurance Services Limited. The Admiralty jurisdiction of the High Court of Grenada is contained in the Administration Act 1956 of England. The Admiralty procedure is regulated by the Civil Procedure Rules of the High Court...
Aviation is regulated by the Civil Aviation Act of 1991 and the Civil Aviation (Air Navigation) Regulations 1997. The Directorate of Civil Aviation in Antigua is responsible for the regulation of aviation in Grenada. This Directorate is common to the nine countries of the OECS.
The firm has extensive Banking Law practice and also works for other lending institutions such as Insurance Companies. The Banking Act No. 19 of 2005 regulates all Banking business in Grenada, save Off Shore Banking.
The Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (“the Act”) was passed in Grenada on February 19th, 2016 and came into force on September 9th of that same year.

The Act is designed “to provide for the modernisation of the law relating to bankruptcy and insolvency of individuals and corporations; to provide for the repeal of the Bankruptcy Act; to create the office of Supervisor of Insolvency; and to provide for related matters.”

It provides a comprehensive regime that sets out the procedures available to both creditors and debtors...


Mr. James A.L. Bristol Q.C.

Mr Bristol joined the firm of Henry, Henry & Bristol in 1990 and has practised since then in Grenada. Mr Bristol has worked extensively in St Lucia as counsel and qualified as a mediator through the Centre for Dispute Resolution in England...

Mrs. Melissa Modeste-Singh

Mrs. Melissa Modeste-Singh joined Henry, Henry & Bristol in April of 2017. Practice Areas: Mrs. Modeste-Singh’s practice is consistently expanding and currently includes areas such as Admiralty, Employment, Conveyancing...
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