About Us - STEP Barbados

Barbados as a jurisdiction

Barbados is an English speaking eastern Caribbean island and an independent British Commonwealth nation. It is approximately 34 kilometres (21 miles) in length and up to 23 km (14 miles) in width, covering an area of 432 km (167 sq miles) with a population of 285,000 persons.

It enjoys a tropical climate year round, political and economic stability, modern infrastructure, and advanced telecommunication systems. The jurisdiction has a well-educated local workforce; a cadre of highly skilled local and international professionals and reputable service providers; as well as quality of life for those who live and work on the island or visit on business or pleasure.

Barbados’ laws offer a variety of opportunities and advantages for an international clientele and astute estate and tax planners. View further information in relation to Barbados’ legal framework in the context of family inheritance and succession planning.

STEP Barbados Members

You can view or seach for STEP Barbados Members listed in the member directory


The STEP Barbados Branch regularly host events to facilitate technical development as well as networking opportunities. Our activities include:

  • Christmas Cheer & Presentation
  • Lunch and Learn Sessions including webcasts
  • Seminars with international guest speakers presenting on Trust, Tax and/or Estate Planning matters.
  • STEP Caribbean Conferences
  • Annual participant in Barbados’ International Business Week