Sabals Law firm operates as a team of BVI professionals committed to understanding our clients’ needs and offering quality legal advice and solutions in a timely and cost effective manner. At the core of the BVI law firm existence is our Service First Policy which guarantees quality personal client service.
Our team of lawyers includes experienced litigators who are admitted in and have practiced before courts and arbitration tribunals in all states and territories of the Eastern Caribbean. They have successfully represented clients at all levels up to the Privy Council, our highest appellate court.
Our lawyers have been engaged in litigation in respect of all areas of the law including judicial review, general civil, corporate/commercial, insolvency, trust, construction, property and banking matters. We have worked closely with leading English and regional Counsel and are able to incorporate their specialties into the service offered to our clients. Our dedicated and experienced team guides our clients through every stage of the litigation process.
We are experienced in advising banks and other parties in relation to all manner of banking transactions.
Commercial and Corporate
Our lawyers frequently advise local and international clients in relation to the incorporation and administration of business companies, merger and acquisition of companies, provision of corporate opinions, corporate financing, shareholder agreements and disputes and other corporate and commercial matters.
The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry is now a Category One REG Registry with the ability to register mega/super yachts of up to 3000 gross tonnage and general cargo ships of unlimited tonnage. There are also now three ports of registration in the BVI.
The Sabals Shipping Team offers a wide range of services including registration of vessels, transfer of ownership, obtaining radio licences, ship mortgages and much more; and we also advise and represent clients in relation to maritime claims.
We are experienced in advising and representing clients in relation to all property matters including, purchase and sale of real property in the Virgin Islands, title disputes, obtaining non-belonger land holding licences and much more.
The lawyers at Sabals have advised clients and contractors in respect of construction agreements and other legal aspects of the building construction process; and have also represented individuals and contractors in respect of High Court claims arising from construction agreements. We are able particularly to advise clients in relation to dispute avoidance and dispute resolution with regard to construction agreements.
Trademarks and Patents
Our team can assist clients with the registration of either Virgin Islands or United Kingdom trademarks and patents. recordal of mergers, changes to registration and opposition proceedings.
We advise registered agents and other persons regulated by the Financial Services Commission in relation to rules governing their operations, the provisions of Mutual Legal Assistance Acts, Proceeds of Crime Act and similar legislation and appear in proceedings brought in court in relation to their regulated activities.
Wills and Probates
Our experienced Wills and Probate team can assist with the preparation of Wills, estate planning, obtaining grants of letters of administration/probate from the courts and all aspects of administration of estates.
Sabals Law offers legal service in all major areas of the law, particularly in Litigation, Commercial and Corporate, Shipping, Property, Construction, Wills and Probate.
Our team is spearheaded by reputable lawyers who collectively have a tremendous depth of experience in legal practice in the British Virgin Islands and the wider Caribbean region.