Jessica Roland

Jessica Roland is our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation expert in Guernsey on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jessica directly using the contact details listed above.

Jessica is the Managing Partner of our Guernsey practice. She practised in England as a solicitor, conducting general litigation and appearing in the courts, before returning to Guernsey in 1998. Jessica practises commercial and common law litigation, specialising in employment law and human/corporate rights. She has substantial experience before Guernsey courts at all levels, and has advised some of the island’s largest institutions on dealing with non-contentious and contentious employment matters, including redundancies.

Jessica Roland lectures and advises in this area for both local and international corporations with Guernsey employment issues, and frequently contributes articles on employment law. She has appeared before the Guernsey employment tribunal on numerous occasions.

Firm Overview:

Mourant Ozannes is a leading international law firm advising many of the world’s foremost financial institutions, public companies, global corporations and fund promoters as well as high net worth private clients on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey. We have offices in these key offshore jurisdictions as well as London and Hong Kong.

Through our affiliated business, Mourant Ozannes Corporate Services, we also provide a comprehensive range of corporate administration services through a dedicated team of experienced professionals.

Kenneth E. Broughton

Kenneth E. Broughton is our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation expert in Texas on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Kenneth directly using the contact details above.

Kenneth is the managing partner of the Houston office and a first-chair trial lawyer, and an experienced commercial litigator focused on energy litigation, trust litigation, financial institution litigation, commercial and transactional litigation, and construction litigation.

During his career, Kenneth has been lead counsel in numerous trials and arbitration’s and his practice has taken him to a large number of federal, state and bankruptcy court venues and arbitration panels throughout Texas and the United States, as well as proceedings in foreign countries including Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom.

Firm Overview:

At Reed Smith, we believe that the practice of law has the ability to drive progress.  We know your time is valuable and your matters are important. We are focused on outcomes, are highly collaborative, and have deep industry insight that, when coupled with our local market knowledge, allows us to anticipate and address your needs. You deserve purposeful, highly engaged client service that drives progress for your business.

Soteris Costa

Soteris Costa is our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation expert in Cyprus on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Soteris directly using the contact details above.

Soteris has years of experience in both litigation and matters involving general corporate law and provides legal advice to clients both in Cyprus and abroad. After years of practicing law, Mr. Costa has acquired valuable experience in handling cases of civil, administrative and criminal law and has extensive experience in conducting hearings before the District Courts, the Special Courts, but also the Supreme Court of Cyprus, both at first instance and on appeal.

Mr. Costa provides legal advice to several foreign clients and participates in the set up and completion of complex joint-ventures and cross border structures through the use of Cyprus vehicles and advices regularly on Corporate, M&A and Banking and Finance Issues.

Firm Overview:

Stelios Americanos & Co is a full services law firm with headquarters based in Nicosia, Cyprus and a branch in Athens, Greece. It specialises in corporate, commercial and banking law, focusing mainly on transboundary banking financing, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions.

Additionally, it provides services and consults on areas involving administrative and public law, energy – natural resources , property and construction work , BOT / PFI, competition law, public procurement and tenders and tax services.

Stelios Americanos & Co LLC has strong legal experience in the areas of civil, public and administrative law. It advises clients on banking and financial disputes, registration and execution of judgements and arbitral awards and ensures intermediate remedies and all kinds of interim orders regarding disputes between shareholders, creditors, enforcement of charges and fraud cases.

Furthermore, members of the law firm represent clients in arbitration cases or undertake arbitration proceedings.

The firm is advising governmental and semi-governmental organisations, major financial-banking institutions, public companies quoted in the Cyprus Stock Exchange and multinational corporations in high profile asset finance, project finance and securitisation and on complex cross-boarder transactions including Mergers & Acquisitions and restructuring.

The firm assembled a dynamic team working with cutting edge technology and quickly established an enviable reputation for efficient and competent service and has become a leading niche firm for corporate work.

The firm’s clients are guaranteed continuous and tailored support combined with a positive and constructive approach and an ability to solve complex legal and tax problems in a business oriented mentality.

John Carrington QC

John Carrington QC is a native of Trinidad and Tobago who has practiced law for 30 years, his last 16 years of practice being at the Bar in the Virgin Islands.

John practices generally as an advocate before the High Court, the Court of Appeal and has appeared before the Privy Council in civil and commercial matters. He has had conduct of matters in several islands of the Eastern Caribbean and as far as Turks and Caicos Islands.

He has advised and prepared written briefs for Privy Council matters and has provided expert evidence on BVI law in proceedings in foreign courts. He has also served as an Acting Justice of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.

John has been counsel in two landmark cases in recent times: the Black Swan case in the BVI High Court where he persuaded the court that it had jurisdiction to make certain orders to prevent the dealing with assets in a way that could frustrate a future foreign judgment and the Judges Pension case where he acted for the High Court judges of the entire Eastern Caribbean region on questions regarding the interpretation of legislation governing their pension rights.

Firm Overview:

The Sabals Team Motto summarises the principles that govern our practice – Integrity. Commitment. Results.

Our experienced team of lawyers is well known in the legal field in the BVI and throughout the Eastern Caribbean. Over the years we have successfully represented and advised both individual and corporate clients and assisted them in the accomplishment of their goals.

We are committed to understanding and meeting our clients’ needs in a timely and cost effective manner, and to working closely with them to achieve this.

The Sabals Team is committed to offering quality legal service and also quality personal service to our clients.

Our Service First Policy guarantees accessibility, responsiveness, and ensures that all client needs are met in respect of all aspects of our legal service.

Our Service First Policy is implemented by the entire Sabals Team.