Our corporate and commercial practice provides commercially sensible and timely advice to local and international clients in relation to a wide variety of matters relating to BVI companies, including incorporation and administration, the provision of legal opinions, corporate financing and shareholder agreements. We advise in connection with a range of commercial matters, and our lawyers give our clients the expertise and advice they need in connection with the day-to-day operation of their businesses. We help our clients to manage legal risks and protect the value generated by their business operations.
Our team understands the nuances and flexibility of the BVI’s corporate regime, and we use this expertise to our clients’ advantage. Our lawyers are known for their commitment to consistently delivering responsive, comprehensive and thoughtful advice to match the specific needs of each client. We assist clients with all aspects of corporate law, and we advise in relation to BVI start-ups, joint-ventures, corporate structuring and business sales and purchases of varying complexity.
One of our particular strengths lies in helping businesses to establish and grow in the BVI. We can provide advice and assistance on a range of issues that affect businesses throughout their life cycle, including structuring, securing all necessary licences and permits, applying for work permits and local taxation.
Our Other Practice Areas
We work with employers and employees in a wide range of business sectors and provide comprehensive and commercial labour-related advice in various contexts including contract, tax, pensions and immigration.read more
We routinely advise on acquisition, development, operation, and disposal of a broad range of real estate asset types including private islands, hotels and resorts, luxury villas, marinas, restaurants, and commercial buildings.read more
Corporate & Commercial
Our corporate and commercial practice provides astute and timely advice to local and international clients on a wide variety of matters relating to BVI companies including incorporation, structuring, governance, and operation.read more
Shipping & Aircraft
Our lawyers have an excellent reputation for providing commercially sensible legal advice on all aspects of the acquisition, registration, financing, disposal, and operation of ships in the context of the tax neutral registry of the BVI.read more
We provide comprehensive advice regarding applications for emergency, temporary, periodic, and standard long-term work permits, permission to reside, and for permanent residence and Belongership.read more
We are able to assist with all aspects of BVI intellectual property law including the preparation and submission of applications for the registration of trademarks and patents in the BVI.read more
Wills & Estates
We advise both local and international clients on succession planning matters to ensure that BVI assets (including BVI real estate and shares in BVI companies) are effectively and efficiently passed on to the next generation.read more
Banking & Finance
Our domestic banking and finance practice supports our local and international clients with complex commercial transactions and regulatory matters as well as with real estate transactions in the BVI.read more
Regulatory & Tax
We provide advice and support in connection with obtaining, renewing or modifying trade and other appropriate licences and regulatory approvals to support new and existing businesses.read more
Infrastructure & Energy
Our lawyers advises local and international clients throughout every stage of development, construction, financing, acquisition, ownership and operation of public infrastructure projects, and the acquisition and financing of project companies.read more
Our corporate service solutions ensure our clients remain in good standing, avoid the cost and reputational damage associated with non-compliance and allow our clients to focus on their core business.read more
Government & Public Bodies
Government departments and public bodies have a critical influence on the economy. They are market participants in their own right, deliver essential services and help to shape, influence and regulate private sector businesses.read more