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.
With over fifteen (15) years experience in law, as a Barrister of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) I specialise in (i) Commercial Litigation; (ii) Corporate and Insolvency Law; (iii) Corporate Governance; (v) Corporate Restructuring: Plans of Arrangement, Schemes of Arrangement and Mergers; and (vi) Property Law.
I have appeared in the Commercial Court of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) and have 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 my 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 Lincoln’s Inn, BVI Bar Association, President of the Rotary Club of Central Tortola and Former President of the Rotary Club of Central Tortola.
Admitted to the Bar of England and Wales (non-practising) 2005, Admitted to the Bar of British Virgin Islands 2005.
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 characterises the Virgin Islands.
The firm is ranked as one of the top litigation practices in the Virgin Islands and specialises 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 personalised 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.