Adrian Daniel is our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Saint Kitts & Nevis on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Adrian directly using the contact details listed above.
Adrian is an Associate Attorney and the Compliance Officer at Daniel Brantley. He was appointed as a Notary Public for St. Christopher and Nevis in 2016 by the Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. He is efficient in representing various clients in different aspects of the law and is known for his astute ability to settle matters in a manner that is acceptable to his clients.
His practice focuses on real estate, probate and estates, debt collection, conveyancing, personal injuries, admiralty & shipping, litigation, and economic citizenship applications. He has been involved in contentious trusts litigation relating to the removal of a trustee, judicial review matters involving hotelier rights to build on beachfront property, the sale of high-end real estate throughout St. Christopher and Nevis with values exceeding US$5 million, the winding up of large Probate Estates some valuing EC$10 million likewise rendering advice to large high-end hotel chain groups in relation to but not limited to operating agreements, management agreements and performance goals. He facilitates the formation of International Business Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Foundations and renders advice on the regulatory framework for those companies.
Adrian read law at Kingston University in the UK and in 2008 obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree with honours. Further, he successfully completed the Bar Professional Training Course at The College of Law (now known as the University of Law) and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2009 as a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. He subsequently attended the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica where he obtained his Legal Education Certificate in 2011. He also holds an Associate Degree in Business Management from the University of the Virgin Islands.
In May 2017, May 2018 and February 2019 Adrian was respectively awarded the designation of Chartered Director, Audit Committee Certified and Financial Literacy Certified by the Caribbean Governance Training Institute and is available to act as a Director of any company attending to the corporate governance, legal duties and essential responsibilities of a director. In December 2017, Adrian was elected to the Board of Directors of the Bank of Nevis Limited, an indigenous bank to Nevis.
Adrian Daniel is the son of the late Right Excellent Sir Simeon Daniel, is married and he and his wife have two children.
Daniel Brantley is a full service law firm operating in the Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis and Anguilla. It has been in existence for over 30 years and services individuals, corporations, governments, non-profits and tribunals domestically, within the Caribbean region and internationally guaranteeing the highest quality of legal services from the preferred legal team. The Legal Team offers a reassuring blend of experience and impeccable academic credentials. The members have between them over fifty years at the Bar and an intimacy with Government and the workings of the law at the highest level. The Firm has associations with leading Law Firms throughout the region and internationally and utilise all moderns forms of technology within its operations.
The Firm is engaged primarily in the areas of Admiralty & Shipping, Banking & Finance, Civil & Commercial litigation, Insolvency, Intellectual Property law, Employment law, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law. The Firm has been and continues to be involved in significant commercial litigation running to the hundreds of millions of dollars. The Firm was involved in the first class action suit brought in the Eastern Caribbean involving some 120 Claimants.
In Nevis, the Firm has handled well over US$20 million worth of purchases in the Four Seasons Resort Estates alone and millions of dollars worth of real estate elsewhere on the island. The Firm has also done securitisation work for various international hotel chains well in excess of US$80 million. In Anguilla, the Firm represents several high end clients including liquidators of major resorts. The Firm operates in an environment of political and economic stability on islands that are attractive, comfortable and safe for visitors. Nevis is easily accessible by several daily inexpensive trips by ferry or light aeroplane from the bustling neighbouring island of St Kitts. Additionally, there are the following benefits:
- Same day arrival from the United States via Antigua, St Maarten, Puerto Rico and St. Kitts.
- Accommodation at the Caribbean’s only five diamond Four Seasons Resort and historical plantation inns.
- English-speaking population.
- Legislation formulated specifically to favour the formation of offshore corporations, trusts, limited liability companies and offshore banks
- Zero tax on personal income, capital gains, dividends, gift or sales in Nevis.
- Severe criminal and civil penalties for violation of privacy laws.
- Courier, fax and e-mail services.
- Modern telecommunications network.
The Firm is committed to community development and is a frequent sponsor of cultural events within the Federation.