Hollis E. Francis Jr. is a graduate of the University of Wolverhampton, England, and the BPP Law School in London. His formal legal studies culminated at the Eugene Dupuch Law School in the Bahamas where he obtained the Council of Legal Education Certificate.
Mr. Francis was admitted to the Antigua and Barbuda Bar in May 1999 and started his own practice in October, 2004. Currently, he is the Principal and senior Attorney-at-Law of the firm HEF Law in Antigua. He is also an experienced Licensed Agent under the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP).
In addition to his practice as an Attorney-at-Law and Licensed CIP Agent, Mr. Francis served as Legal Counsel/Corporate Secretary (Ag.) for two of Antigua’s indigenous banks. He has served as Chairman of the Prison Visiting Committee and as a director on the Medical Benefits Scheme Board of Control in Antigua and Barbuda. Mr. Francis is a past member of the Bar Council and Disciplinary Committee of the Antigua and Barbuda Bar Association.
He is a member of the Kiwanis Club of St. John’s Antigua and has served in several capacities including President and Secretary with distinction.