Practice Areas

Practice Areas

 Commercial Law

In the cut and thrust of the business environment, disputes often arise. Small or large they need to be resolved as efficiently as possible either to restore the relationship or to ensure the best commercial result possible. The first step to avoiding disputes are sound commercial agreements. We meticulously prepare these agreements, to meet the varying needs of our clients and advise our clients on a wide range of solutions, to issues which arise in a commercial environment.

 Company Law

We understand that there are many complex legal issues which affect the efficient running of your organization. We advise on these issues, not only from a narrow, legal perspective, but with the wider business and corporate picture in focus, to provide practical and workable solutions. We understand that our clients’ organizational goals are of paramount importance. We provide our clients with strategic advice on a range of issues, pertaining to; shareholders, directors/boards, employees/industrial relations, conflicts of interest, interpretation of by-laws, corporate governance and legal compliance issues which arise in any organization.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Our team will advise you on various dispute resolution options, to assist you in avoiding contentious matters. After all, litigation is costly, stressful and time consuming, though it is sometimes unavoidable. Should any arise, our team will promptly initiate and/or defend legal proceedings on your behalf and place you in the most advantageous position which the law and the circumstances permit. Our litigators are astute and bold and will take all necessary steps to safeguard your interests, within the confines of the law.

 Property Law

Real assets are often the most valuable assets owned by commercial and individual clients. As such, they need to be adequately protected. We advise our clients on all aspects of property transactions and management, including; sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold properties, conveyancing, commercial/residential leases, landlord/tenant, property litigation and disputes. We pride ourselves on making your property transaction run as smoothly and as stress free as possible.

 Family Law

The breakdown of a relationship can often be a traumatic and uncertain time. It is important to get the right advice and support. Our team provides advice on all matters regarding divorce, separation and matrimonial law. We will ensure that you get the property settlement, to which you are entitled, by way of negotiated settlement, mediation, arbitration, or through court proceedings.  As it relates to children, we help our clients understand their legal obligations and entitlements as parents. We will assist you to preserve the relationship with your children, in the face of separation or divorce, whether they are domiciled in Trinidad and Tobago or elsewhere in the world. Our team has considerable experience in multijurisdictional/cross border custody applications and child abduction cases.

 Wills and Estates

We understand that making a will or dealing with the estate of a loved one can be deeply personal and emotional. We also appreciate that it is hugely important to our clients, for their assets to be distributed in accordance with their intentions and that their dependants are adequately provided for. Our team offers professional guidance during this process and will ensure that your family receives the full benefit of your estate. We also provide estate litigation services with respect to contested wills, disputes among beneficiaries and claims by spouses, children and other dependants.

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