Glenn Harrigan

Glenn Harrigan is our exclusively recommended Corporate Services expert in the British Virgin Islands on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Glenn directly using the contact details listed above.

CCP Financial Consultants Limited is a financial services company based in the British Virgin Islands which since 1991 has been fully licensed and regulated by the BVI Financial Services Commission.

Our well-trained staff and our international affiliations enable us to provide prompt and efficient service and a high level of customer satisfaction. We are fully licenced and regulated and have been providing services in the British Virgin Islands since 1991.

Services provided include company incorporation and management, post-incorporation services, ship registration, solvent and insolvent liquidations, assistance with opening bank accounts and economic substance services.

The British Virgin Islands is also one of the world’s most successful international financial centres,  renowned for its strong yet flexible legal and regulatory framework and for being innovative and forward thinking.

This characteristic has enabled it to continue to thrive even in the face of formidable competition from other jurisdictions, as well as demands for greater transparency from international regulatory organisations.

It is by far the premier choice for offshore corporate domicile, with its flagship product, the BVI Business Company (BVIBC). Since entering the industry in 1984 well over 1 million companies have been incorporated and it is estimated that just under 400,000 remain active on the register at present.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Glenn Harrigan and CCP Financial Consultants Limited in the British Virgin Islands (streetinsider.com)

Nelcia St. Jean

Nelcia St. Jean is our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation expert in the British Virgin Islands on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Nelcia directly using the contact details listed above.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate and Insolvency Law
  • Corporate Governance; Corporate Restructuring: Plans of Arrangement, Schemes of Arrangement and Mergers
  • Property Law

Bar Admissions

  • Bar of England and Wales (non-practising) 2005
  • Admitted to the Bar of British Virgin Islands 2005

Nelcia is originally from the Commonwealth of Dominica. She resided in the BVI for over 24 years and has been practising in the BVI since 2005.

With over fifteen (15) years experience in law, as a Barrister of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands).

Nelcia has appeared in the Commercial Court of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) and has had conduct of many matters in the Civil Division of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) in matters in respect of companies and company disputes. In addition to trials her work at Court featured Interim applications and applications for injunctive relief; applications for the appointments of liquidators; applications for the restoration of BVI companies and rectification of share registers; and applications for a range of other relief available to directors and shareholders under the BVI Business Companies & Insolvency Acts.

Member of BVI Bar Association, Lincoln’s Inn, President of the Rotary Club of Central Tortola and Former President of the Rotary Club of Central Tortola.

Notary Public & Commissioner of Oaths.

Firm Description:

McW. Todman & Co is a small legal firm founded by the late Dr. McWelling Todman CBE, QC in 1969. The late Dr. Todman was the first native British Virgin Islands to operate a law firm in these islands. Despite his untimely passing, the firm has retained its roots in the community of the Virgin Islands while continuing to grow and strive in the fast paced international legal environment that characterizes the Virgin Islands.

The firm is ranked as one of the top litigation practices in the Virgin Islands and specializes in corporate/ commercial law, real estate, family matters, intellectual property, Conveyancing, Family Law and Estate Planning and Probate and offers discreet service to clients in corporate formation and management through its wholly owned subsidiary McNamara Corporate Services Limited.

We provide legal services in our selected practice areas commensurate with the quality and expertise of the big firms but in a personalized client-sensitive manner, with an unwavering commitment to responsiveness, efficiency and professionalism. We serve a wide range of clientele, and value every client relationship greatly. Each engagement benefits from the depth and breadth of our expertise. We approach every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding.

 

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is our exclusively recommended Asset Recovery Services expert in the British Virgin Islands on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Matt directly using the contact details listed above.

Matt joined Grant Thornton BVI in 2017, having previously spent eight of the last nine years in the British Virgin Islands where he established and ran the office of a global firm specialising in contentious insolvency and asset recovery.

Matt has extensive experience in corporate recovery services, primarily in contentious cross-border insolvency and fraud involving international litigation, fraud investigation, asset tracing and realisation of complex and liquid assets.

He has undertaken work in a variety of industries, including financial services, offshore banking, real estate, shipping, financial institutions, mining, oil & gas and telecommunications.

Why Grant Thornton?

Dynamic organisations can achieve great things with the right support. You need advisers that deeply understand your business, your industry and your wider agenda for growth. Our capabilities, expertise and culture make us perfectly placed to fill that role.

We believe that Grant Thornton is the only organisation that can offer the powerful combination of true scale, excellent service and effective relationships to deliver added value to your business.

How We Work:

We invest the time to truly understand your business, giving real insight and a fresh perspective to keep you moving. We are agile with shorter decision-making chains and empowered teams; so you get the outcomes you need when speed matters.

Working across borders, our global network of International Business Centres (IBCs) and country desks are in place to coordinate international work and to effectively manage and enhance international business and relationships.

Why We Do This:

We have a genuine interest in helping you to unlock your potential for growth. Whether it’s growing shareholder value, improving operational efficiency or building investor confidence, we balance a desire to do what’s best for you in the future with an instinctive sense of what’s going to help you now.

Richard May

Richard May is our exclusively recommended Joint Ventures Law expert in the British Virgin Islands on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Richard directly using the contact details listed above.

Richard is Managing Partner of Maples and Calder’s British Virgin Islands office, and head of the BVI Corporate and Finance groups.  He advises on a variety of corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, stock exchange listings and corporate reorganisations.  He also advises investment managers and private equity houses on the structuring, formation and financing of investment funds and private equity funds.  Richard is a member of a focus group advising the Financial Services Commission on regulatory legislation in the British Virgin Islands.

Richard May joined Maples and Calder in 2011.  He was previously head of the Corporate and Investment Funds group at another international law firm in the British Virgin Islands and prior to that, worked for Ashurst in London.  Richard has been featured in Latin Lawyer 250 and recommended lawyer in Who’s Who Legal, Chambers Global and Legal 500.  He has been named as a leading lawyer in IFLR1000.

Hélène Anne Lewis

Hélène Anne Lewis is our exclusively Private Client Law expert in the British Virgin Islands on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Hélène directly using the contact details listed above.

Hélène is a national of Trinidad and Tobago and English qualified lawyer of more than twenty-five years who has been practising in the BVI since 1990. She is the Founding Partner of SimonetteLewis a boutique law practice that serves as BVI legal advisers to private banks in Europe and Asia as well as to private wealth advisers and high net worth individuals onshore. Mrs Lewis’ practice includes advising on property, trust, probate and corporate matters involving BVI structures. With her Litigation Partner, she has also appeared in several high value trust and civil litigation matters in the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands and the OECS Court of Appeal. She has presented to several conferences on Trust, Compliance and Corporate issues and is a member of the organising committee of one of the trust industry’s most successful conferences – the STEP Caribbean Conference which she has chaired twice in her capacity as Chairman of the BVI Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”).

After admission to the Bar at Gray’s Inn the former Hélène Anne Simonette returned to Trinidad where she was at various times, State Counsel in the Attorney General’s Chambers, Legal Advisor to the Ombudsman and to the Leader of the Opposition. After having been the Senior Crown Counsel and sometimes Acting Attorney General of the Turks and Caicos Islands, she joined a prominent BVI law firm but established her own practice (SimonetteLewis) in February 2007. Mrs Lewis has served as President of the B.V.I. Bar Association, of which she was previously Secretary for seven years and has also served as Vice President and Treasurer of the OECS Bar Association, a regional association of the Bar Associations of the nine countries which comprise the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. She has served as a member of the STEP Worldwide Council and Board of Directors and had the distinction of being elected in November 2012 to be Chairman of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. She was re-elected to the post in November 2013 and stood down in November 2014. She currently services as a Vice President of STEP Worldwide and Chairman of the Branch Development Committee. Mrs. Lewis is also admitted to practice in St. Kitts & Nevis.