A law firm is a business entity formed by one or more lawyers to engage in the practice of law. The primary service rendered by a law firm is to advise clients about their legal rights.
Dentons law firm has opened offices in the BVI and Saint Lucia as part of its expansion plans in the Caribbean.
Dentons is the only Pan-Caribbean law firm, and with more offices in all of Latin America and the Caribbean than any other law firm, Dentons is the first truly Pan-Latin American and the Caribbean law firm in the history of the legal profession.
The British Virgin Islands is widely recognised as a leading international financial centre principally due to its internationally recognised regulatory regime, a well-developed and professional corporate infrastructure, efficient company formation and administration processes, political and economic stability, an internationally renowned and respected commercial court and tax-neutrality.
The British Virgin Islands is a world leader for excellence and innovation in financial services and plays an essential role in the global economy.
The BVI Business Company is widely used globally as the core of many private wealth, investment and joint venture structures.
Dentons’ new office in the BVI is led by partner Stuart Bruce who has extensive experience handling complex, high-value cross-border matters across banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and joint ventures, corporate and regulatory advice.
In Saint Lucia, Dentons has expertise in banking and finance, corporate, construction, employment and labour, financial institutions, government, hotels and leisure, insurance, litigation and dispute resolution, public law and real estate.
So far in 2020, Dentons has launched six combinations: Dentons Bingham Greenebaum and Dentons Cohen & Grigsby, the first step in forming a truly national law firm in the United States as part of Dentons’ “Project Golden Spike,” Dentons Kensington Swan in New Zealand, Dentons Lee in South Korea, Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga in Uruguay and Dentons Rattagan Macchiavello Arocena in Argentina.