Misael Flores

Welcome to AME Consulting Group, a leading professional services company in Belize since 1997. We strive to provide you with the utmost professional and personalized services and as your local partner in Belize we will offer you the solutions that you need. Whether it is to incorporate a Belize offshore company; establish a Belize offshore bank account; buy, sell, lease, or manage Belize realty; develop a Belize real estate project; or any other matter you may have an interest in, you can turn to us with confidence!

The services our group of companies offer includes:

Offshore Corporate Services:

  • offshore companies in Belize, Panama, and other jurisdictions;
  • bank and credit card accounts, and merchant services;
  • trusts, private foundations, and trustee services;
  • registration of intellectual property;
  • registration of yachts and merchant ships in Belize.

Real Estate Brokerage:

  • buy, sell, lease real estate in Belize;
  • property management;
  • title search and insurance;
  • escrow services;

Real Estate Development:

  • condominium resort development;
  • land subdivision and development;
  • project planning and concept design;
  • project management;
  • construction;

Management Consulting:

  • establishing a business in Belize and its free zones;
  • immigration and retirement in Belize;
  • investing in Belize, development concessions and licenses;
  • representation and management services;
  • accounting, legal, and tax matters.

AME is your local partner in Belize, whether you need to establish a domestic or offshore company, purchase or sell real estate, or develop a property in Belize, whatever your needs are, you can turn to us with confidence!

Denise A. T. Courtenay SC

Courtenay Coye LLP adopts a team approach to our work. We work with clients to understand their needs and aims, design creative paths to success and work together to achieve our client’s objectives. To best achieve success we carefully select which attorneys and paralegals we deploy to represent clients based on their experience and areas of expertise.

Together, we are committed to providing our clients with sound and efficient advice, cost-effective and practical legal services and innovative solutions.

Education:

– University of the West Indies (L.L.B., Hons),
– Norman Manley Law School (L.E.C.)

Career:

– Courtenay Coye LLP (2009-present) W.H. Courtenay & Co. (1989-2008), Perkins Tomlinson Grant Stewart & Co. (Ja) (1988)

Affiliations:

– Bar Association of Belize
– International Bar Association
– Lifeline Foundation of Belize

Languages:

– English
– Spanish
– French (working knowledge)

Estevan A. Perera, BSc. (Hons), LL.B (Hons), C.L.E.

Estevan Perera is the managing partner at the law firm of Estevan Perera & Company LLP. We are a firm of lawyers qualified to practice law in Belize. Although our firm is a general practice law firm, we have experience and expertise in such areas as commercial and corporate law, litigation, mergers, private acquisitions, investment incentives, banking, intellectual property and belize real estate. We provide effective legal solutions to local regional and international clients including financial institutions and major corporations.

We specialize in providing expert business legal advice to international companies and businesses operating or doing business in Belize.

We are involved in setting up companies limited by shares and advising on buying and selling businesses. We also advise on amendments and implications of memoranda of association and articles of association; shareholders agreements and directors’ and trustees’ responsibilities. We prepare shareholders agreements by reviewing and considering the articles of association to ensure that shareholders’ interests are properly protected.

We work along with all major professionals in Belize including, but not limited to, bankers, engineers, architects, custom brokers, and real estate agents. We also work closely with all Government Departments in this country.

Education:

– St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Criminology)
– University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica (Bachelors of Law 2007)
– Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad & Tobago (Certificate of Legal Education 2009)

Experience:

– Partner, Glenn D. Godfrey & Co. LLP, Attorneys at Law
– Legal Assistant at the law firm of Fred Lumor & Co.
– Legal Intern at Belize Legal Advice and Services Center
– Director of the National Institute of Culture and Heritage
– Director of the Inspiration Centre of Belize
– Former Director of Social Security Board of Belize
– Former Director of Belize Water Services Limited
– Former Member of the Belize Liquor License Board

Appointments:

– Honorary Consul of the Republic of Estonia in Belize
– Appointed Tempoary Senator in Belize on the 11th of May 2012

Membership:

– AREBB – Association of Real Estate Brokers of Belize
– Belize Offshore Practitioner’s Association
– Trademark and Patent Agents
– Belize Chamber of Commerce
– Sunrise Rotary Club of Belize

About Belize:

Belize is located in the Northern Hemisphere, within Central America.

Belize is bounded on the North by Mexico, South and West by Guatemala, and the beautiful Caribbean Sea washes its 174 mile coastline to the East.

Geographically we’re located between 15° 52′ 9″ and 18° 29′ 55″ North Latitude, and 87° 28″ and 89° 13′ 67″ West Longitude with an area of 8,866 sq. miles including 266 sq. miles of islands.

Ryan John Wrobel

Our Managing Partner Ryan John Wrobel was born in Buffalo, New York, U.S.A. Spending his formative years in Western New York, Mr. Wrobel often travelled over the international border to nearby Ontario, Canada and took an early interest in International travel, culture and affairs.

After completing high school, he began the pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Pre-Law at the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY-Buffalo). During his time in University, Mr. Wrobel was nominated for the 1999 Robert H. Stern Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Paper in Political Science relating to a research paper he wrote entitled “Human Rights Conditions in Jamaica.”

Upon graduation from University, Mr. Wrobel immediately entered the Law School at SUNY-Buffalo where he concentrated on international law. He enriched his law school experience by taking part in two international study abroad programs during the summers, first in Barbados with the Faculty of Law at the University of the West Indies, and later at University College London in the United Kingdom.

While at the University of the West Indies-Cave Hill in Barbados, our Managing Partner was introduced to foreign investment and international financial services law in the Commonwealth Caribbean. The introduction to West Indian culture proved to have a lasting effect on Mr. Wrobel and from that point forward he became interested in the opportunity to someday live and practice in the region.

Rather than immediately entering the practice of law upon graduation from law school, Mr. Wrobel instead decided to continue his legal education at an institution that he had been introduced to earlier, University College London. The pursuit of a Masters of Laws at UCL was an enriching experience for him. He not only was able to gain knowledge of the law from an English perspective at a distinguished institution with graduates such as Mahatma Gandhi, but he was also able to interact with colleagues from around the world. Spending over a year in educationally and culturally enhancing environment of cosmopolitan London, Mr. Wrobel was also availed the opportunity visit numerous countries in Continental Europe. The time in London solidified Mr. Wrobel’s resolve to pursue a career outside of his birth nation and persevere to follow the path to achieve his global goals and interests. During his time at University College London, he was a recipient of the UCL Faculty’s Bentham Award for exceptionally well qualified overseas graduates, and also had an article on the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute published in the American Bar Association’s International Law News journal.

After returning to the United States with a Master’s Degree in Law from UCL, Mr. Wrobel sat for and passed the New York State Bar Exam and was called to the New York State Bar in 2004. He started his career as a sole practitioner in Buffalo, New York. In order to serve his clients, Mr. Wrobel was called to the United States District Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court, both for the Western District of New York State. Although the practice of law in New York proved to be a good experience, it did not satisfy Mr. Wrobel’s desire to work within the realm of international law, thus in 2005 he made the decision to migrate to Belize. Belize is a country that he had visited numerous times since 1999 and had a great interest and involvement in since 1996.

Upon moving to Belize, our Managing Partner enrolled in the Belize Tourism Board’s Tour Guide Training Course in order to learn more about his new home. Mr. Wrobel also began consulting for the Big Four professional services firm of Deloitte & Touche Belize in Belize City, where he began to manage Deloitte’s Corporate & Legal Department. Over the years Mr. Wrobel has gained a wealth of experience relating to the legal system in Belize, with a special focus on real estate transactions and company law. He has travelled throughout the nation and has developed a strong bond with its culture, people and way of life. Mr. Wrobel sits on the Board of Trustees of the Scouts Endowment Fund, a trust fund which raises money to support the Scout Association of Belize and was elected as the Treasurer of the American Chamber of Commerce of Belize (AMCHAM-Belize). He is also a member of the Association of Real Estate Brokers of Belize (AREBB), Belize International Financial Services Association (BISFA), and the Belize Museum of History. Mr. Wrobel is also a Welfare Committee Member of the Royal British Legion – Belize Branch. Recently Mr. Wrobel was also elected as Director and Committee Member of the Belize Rifle Club. He was appointed as a Notary Public in New York State in 2004, as well as being appointed by the Attorney General of Belize as a Justice of the Peace in 2008.

In order to further his dream to practice law and further his career in Belize, Mr. Wrobel entered Norman Manley Law School’s Six Month Programme in Kingston, Jamaica. The time spent at Norman Manley Law School was extremely beneficial to him, as he was not only able to learn more about the practise of law in the Commonwealth Caribbean, but also able to establish solid contacts with legal practitioners from across the region. Ryan J. Wrobel was called to the Belize Bar in September 2009 and opened the law firm of Wrobel & Co., as well as the corporate service firm of British Honduras Professionals Ltd. shortly thereafter. He was subsequently called to the Jamaican Bar in 2010 and admitted to the United States District Courts for both the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York in 2011.

Wrobel & Co., Attorneys-at-Law has quickly gained the trust and appreciation of numerous clients under the direction of Mr. Wrobel. The firm continues to provide services to an international client base from the main office in Belize City, as well as from affiliate offices in New York City and Kingston, Jamaica.

Firm Overview:

Wrobel & Co., Attorneys-at-Law, began more than a decade ago as a boutique law firm focusing on real estate and business law in Belize.

During the past 12 years, as we’ve responded to additional clients’ needs, our competent, established team has branched out into other legal services, which include international financial services, retirement services, and intellectual property law, among others. Please visit our Legal Services page to explore everything we offer.

As we’ve grown from a small customer-focused firm to a larger customer-focused firm with an international reach, our focus has never wavered. We’ve always aimed to make Belize home for our clients and their investments.

Our office in Belize City (and now in San Pedro) is part of the Belizean community. We are at home here, and we want to make you feel at home as well.

Wrobel & Co, Attorneys-at-Law, has quickly gained the trust and appreciation of numerous clients under the direction of Mr. Wrobel.

Thank you for taking the time to learn about us. We’d love to learn more about you. Contact us today.