Alma Prnjavorac

Law Office provides legal services on the entire territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, before all courts and administrative bodies.

– Since January, 1993. ATTORNEY AT LAW.
– Employed by “Telecom BH” Tuzla – Manager of Legal Department from 1980 to 1993.
– Employed by GIK “Tehnograd” Tuzla from 1977 to 1980.
– Passed Bar Exam in 1979., also in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
– Law University of Sarajevo – Bosnia and Herzegovina, graduated in 1977.

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, the U.S. Embassy, the British Embassy and the Embassy of Spain, Embassy of Italy, also recommend us to their citizens and the companies in the case of indicating the need for the provision of professional legal assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

* Knowledge of the English language * Competence in the work on the computer.
* Member of: Federal Bar Association, International Law Office, Association of European Lawyers (AEA), Anwalt Deutschland, Experten Branchenbuch Deutschland, International Criminal Defense Counsel (ICDC), LEXADIN, Hieros Gamos (HG), Law Fuel, Law Guru, Law Net, Legal Force, Law Mirror, European Lawyers.

Principles of Law Office:

Law and legal services are not only a job, nor can they be fitted in some kinds of mouldings and standards. To be creative and persistent in general understands finding better ideas in order to reach an optimally ideal legal solution.

We are qualified to recognize problems in their early stage, do a detailed analysis of necessary legal activities, and then – to solve the problem.

Our Law Office does not recognize a standard client. Each of our clients is given a special approach and is provided with expert legal support. On the other hand, in return, we expect your honest cooperation. In order to reach maximum performance, your confidence, insight into the process and relevant data are the key to the success.

Closer specialty of the Law Office is representing domestic and foreign natural and legal persons before courts and administrative bodies of Bosnia and Herzegovina in civil cases, economic disputes, and the defense in criminal proceedings, and other areas of professional involvement of the Law Office.

Principles of Law Office: strict abiding by the principle of professional secrecy and code of attorneys’ ethics, strict avoidance of activities in which there is conflict of interest, professional execution of clients’ orders with maximum preservation of clients’ interests in any particular case. Law Office finds optimal solutions in international legal cases – in application of legal norms in collision.

The law is the art of distinction of details.

Yanique L. Stewart

Ms. Yanique Stewart was born on the island of Jamaica and received her primary and secondary education in Westmoreland, Jamaica.

Ms. Stewart obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with Honours, from the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus (Jamaica) in 2006, prior to obtaining a Bachelor of Laws Degree, with Honours, from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus (Barbados) in 2008.

Ms. Stewart later obtained her Legal Education Certificate from the Council of Legal Education at the Norman Manley Law School, Jamaica, in 2010.

Ms. Stewart was admitted to practice in Anguilla in February 2011.

Ms. Stewart is a Notary Public for Anguilla and was a Council Member of the Anguilla Bar Association for the period 2014 – 2017.

Admitted to Practice:

– Barrister & Solicitor, Anguilla, 2011

Qualifications:

– B.A. (Hons.)
– LL.B (Hons), LEC

Memberships:

– Anguilla Bar Association
– OECS Bar Association

Who We Are:

Fontaine & Associates is a leading law firm in Anguilla. We are trusted legal advisors to an international client base with clients from the United Kingdom, Europe, United States of America and Canada. We regularly work alongside professional advisors from around the world providing legal and corporate services relating to Anguilla laws and regulations.

Our lawyers have exceptional skills and experience. They are characterised by their commitment to excellence, providing expert, and results-driven client service that meet our clients’ goals.

At the law firm of Fontaine & Associates our experienced staff, is proud to offer the highest quality representation over a broad spectrum of civil, corporate and commercial legal matters.

We consider each of our client’s unique goals when designing a personalized legal strategy to achieve the best possible outcome in each case.

Our firm provides an extensive list of legal services with the competent knowledge and experience of practicing law in Anguilla and the Caribbean region. We are readily available and willing to serve all of your legal needs.

With our close affiliation with Counsel Limited, a Company Manager registered under the laws of Anguilla and functioning under ACORN (Anguilla’s on-line company registration system), we are also able to provide our clientele with access to the facility of Company Management services in Anguilla.

António Pinto Duarte

Lawyer since 1975.

Law degree, by the University of Lisbon School of Law (1972).

Assistant teacher in the University of Lisbon School of Law (October 1977 – November 1986, with the regency of Real Estate Law and General Theory of Civil Law.

Consultant and attorney-at-law of several financial institutions, since 1985.

Practice in arbitrations (as an arbitrator and as an attorney).

Experience in public tenders (as a member of the jury and as an attorney-at-law).

Part of the list of arbitrators of the Arbitration Centre of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Experience in the elaboration of public contracts, namely concession contracts.

Participation in several legislative studies and, among them, one related to the legal regime of the State Owned Enterprises sector, and other on the subject of the environmental recovery of mining areas.

Executive Director of a banking institution since 2004.

Preferred Areas: Civil, Commerce, Banking, Financial, Labour, Mining, Real Estate Law, Litigation, Arbitration (national and international).

Languages: English, French and Spanish.

Firm Overview:

FDR was founded on 1st May 2004, resulting of the integration of two teams of professionals, one lead by António Pinto Duarte, already at that time with a long and recognised practice in the areas of Public and Private Law, together with its ramifications.

Nowadays, as FDR – Pinto Duarte, Côrte-Real, Casado Neves & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, R.L., the firm follows and keeps up with the dynamics and the ongoing legal complexity of today’s society, in its different areas, with a group of lawyers of consolidated and multidisciplinary expertise and, at the same time, highly qualified and specialised in the various branches of the Law.

Norieva De Vega

Atty. Norieva de Vega is the Managing Partner of Nicolas & De Vega Law Offices (NDV Law). She obtained her Juris Doctor degree in Law from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law where she graduated Class Salutatorian . She also received the Silver Medal Second Honors award. Moreover, she was bestowed the Silver Medal for Academic Excellence for her achievements in the field of academics. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines in Diliman. In addition, she has finished the Intellectual Property Law School Program of the Instituto de Estudos Europeus de Macau. Furthermore, she has successfully completed the Intellectual Property Training for Lawyers held in Tokyo, Japan and sponsored by the Japan Patent Office in coordination with the Association on Overseas Technical Scholarship. She also holds a Certificate from the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) for her completion of the WIPO Summer School on Intellectual Property held in Daejeon, Republic of Korea.

A duly registered resident representative accredited by the Philippine Intellectual Property Office, Atty. de Vega primarily practices intellectual property law, including licensing and technology transfer agreements and the prosecution and maintenance of trademarks, copyrights, patents, utility models, industrial designs. She also specializes in all areas of local and international taxation, election law and entertainment law. She has extensive experience in litigation, particularly in the fields of tax law, family law, immigration law, intellectual property litigation and enforcement actions.

Before forming the firm, Atty. de Vega was connected with Carpio Villaraza & Cruz (CVC Law), where she practiced Intellectual Property Law, Corporate Law and Litigation.

Atty. De Vega is a law professor at the De La Salle Graduate School of Business -Far Eastern University Institute of Law, the Philippines’ first Juris Doctor-M.B.A. program, where she teaches Political Law Review to graduating law students and Constitutional Law to freshmen law students. She is also a thesis/dissertation defense panelist. Pertinently, she is duly accredited as a Trainer by the Licensing Executives Society International.

In addition to teaching, Atty. De Vega is a media practitioner and a member of the Kapisanan nang mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas. In fact, she has hosted the radio show “Mind Your Own Business” at DZRJ 810 AM, the first English format AM station in the Philippines from 2011 to 2015. She is also a regular columnist at FranchisingPH, one of the leading resources in franchising in the Philippines. Moreover, she also writes for OFWHotjobs, a magazine devoted to Filipino overseas workers. Pertinently, Atty. De Vega has appeared in numerous television shows and radio programs as a legal expert in various fields of law such as business, labor, election, family and the like.

Atty. de Vega is also active in the community. At present, she is the President of the prestigious Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Mandaluyong . She is likewise the Chairman of the Advocacy Committee of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry – NCR (PCCI-NCR), an organization of all chambers of commerce in the National Capital Region. Moreover, she is the Vice- Chairman of the Mandaluyong Micro Small Medium Enterprise Development Council (MSMED Council).

Currently, she serves as a Director of the Valle Verde VI Homeowners’ Association and Chairman of its Grievance Committee. In addition, she is a Director of the Philippine National Police Mandaluyong Station Advisory Council on Police Transformation and Development. She is also a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Federacion Internacional De Abogadas, Licensing Executives Society (LES Philippines), Association on Overseas Technical Scholarship Alumni Association, The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA)International, LAWASIA Philippines, Legal Management Council of the Philippines, International Association for Contract and Commercial Management and Sigma Delta Phi.

A humanitarian leader, Atty. De Vega has implemented numerous service and charitable projects in the community of Mandaluyong pertaining to nutrition, maternal health, legal aid, education, etc. as a past President of the Rotary Club of Mandaluyong Uptown (RY 2013-2014) and District Chairman for Public Image of Rotary District 3800 (RY 2015 – 2016).