Principal of Whitlam K Togamae lawyers. Togamae Bagnara Vathe, Henderson -Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Specialize in both commerce and litigation in the Solomon Islands. We are familiar with conversion of Customary land to Perpetual Estates for purposes of Mining, Telecommunications, tourism and other commercial enterprising involving customary landowners, and lands. Leasing, and fixed Term estate negotiations, registration and taxation. We know, which process to have a faster, cheaper and fairer way to secure mining interests, be it letter of intent or prospecting license under Land laws or the Mining laws. We are also heavily involved in historic Mining litigations in the Solomon Islands.
We are experienced in international leasing for mining company, communications and fisheries. This includes securing central Bank of Solomon Islands permits for foreign currency trading, conduct tax assessment, application for tax exemption and other commercial documents. Drafting of Charges and mortgages, making sure debts are secured under the new Secured transactions Act of Solomon Islands. We’ve represented major international finance companies and successfully landed such machineries in the Solomon both in the mining and communications industries.
Our law firm is professionally staffed with 4 solicitors, and support staffs. Well connected to Australian solicitors & Barristers.
We know the region, its people, its land and sea. We practiced law in Solomon Islands, Republic of Nauru, and Republic of Marshall Islands. We are based at Honiara, Solomon Islands and understand the commerce of the region.
Our lawyers combine experience is compared to non in navigating litigations, commercials, negotiations on any issues on these jurisdictions.