Author Archives: Nick Cunha

Be responsible, get rid of uncertainty and create a will!

PRESS RELEASE: Local attorney, Ms. Anthea Smith, made an important and not-too-soon presentation on the importance of creating a will at the Zion Hill Methodist Church on Monday, 22nd July, 2013. By the end of her presentation, the message was … Continue reading


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 … Continue reading

Ingrid D Smith

Ingrid has been employed in the Financial Services Industry for the past 23 years. For the past 13 years she has served as the manager of a local BVI Trust Company. She obtained a Diploma in Compliance from ICSA. Ingrid … Continue reading

Sydney A Bennett QC

Practice Areas Commercial and Civil Litigation; Corporate Insolvency; Banking; Construction Year of Call to the Bar 1980 Appointed Queen’s Counsel 2003 Professional Background In his 32 years of practice Sydney has advised and successfully represented Governments, government departments, statutory bodies … Continue reading

Anthea L Smith

Practice Areas Civil Litigation; Banking; Property; Probate; Shipping and Admiralty Year of Call to the Bar 2001 Professional Background Anthea has 18 years experience in the legal field -11 years as a practicing lawyer. Prior to establishing SABALS Law Anthea … Continue reading


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 … Continue reading


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. … Continue reading