Helen Sloan

Helen Sloan is our exclusively recommended Conveyancing Services expert in Northern Ireland on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Helen directly using the contact details listed above.

Helen has garnered extensive experience in the acquisition and assembly of sites for residential and commercial development and acts for several large developers. Helen acts for the developer from the inception of its plans to develop and in the initial purchase of the land and advises on all matters pertaining to title, the release of restrictive covenants, planning issues and development agreements. Post completion she establishes the development and acts in the preparation and negotiation of sale contracts and transfer deeds for the onward sales of units.

She regularly acts in the negotiation of commercial leases and advises on all matters relating to the Business Tenancies (NI) Order 1996.

Helen has developed a particular knowledge of liquor licensing and advises a number of high profile hoteliers and restauranteurs.

Firm Overview:

Since our founding in Belfast in 1982 by Gerard O’Hare, our solicitors have striven to maintain the honoured values of our profession.

We have a very broad base of clients in the business sector catering inter alia for the insurance industry, hoteliers and publicans, the book-making fraternity, utility providers, local councils, sporting bodies, banks and other financial institutions and many other sectors.

In addition we also provide a comprehensive range of services for the individual and have an extensive loyal client base who enjoy our friendly and informal approach.

We have been Solicitors for the Communication Workers Union since 1983 and the services we have provided to union members, their families and friends since that time have helped us develop the skills to provide a wealth of advice and services to our individual client base and the public in general.

Wangoko Njoroge

Wangoko Njoroge is our exclusively recommended Conveyancing Services expert in Kenya on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Wangoko directly using the contact details above.

Wangoko is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, having successfully completed her post- graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law, a Commissioner for Oaths, Notary Public, Certified Legal Auditor, Certified Secretary of Kenya, and a Professional Mediator with the Mediation Training Institute.

She spearheads the Real-Estate Development and Conveyancing, Company Secretarial as well as Legal Audit and Compliance practice areas in the firm and has over the years acquired great expertise in real estate development and conveyancing, corporate and commercial law including but not limited to business start-ups, corporate governance, legal compliance and forensic audits, joint ventures, banking securities, immigration law, and labour and employment law advisory.

She has further successfully defended clients before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, the High Court and Tribunals for example, the Sports Disputes Tribunal, Business Premises and Rent Tribunal, and Public Procurement Administrative Review Board.

Wangoko Njoroge has participated in training corporates and various business forums on a wide range of legal topics including but not limited to the importance of legal audits, compliance and good corporate governance practices, wills and succession planning, overview of land law in Kenya and legal formalities of taking security over assets in Kenya.

Firm Overview:

We are a fully digital law firm that – being aware of the needs of modern commercial practice and the ever-developing legal industry, has come together as a team of seasoned lawyers and eager young professionals, who strive to deliver legal and business solutions tempered with creativity, efficiency and integrity.

Our goal is to establish a modern-day legal practice that strives to meet the growing needs of our clients. In a world that is fast changing and constantly growing we intend to achieve a legacy of honest dealing in the legal profession where clients can have an abiding confidence in their legal representatives and where justice and honour will be termed as the building blocks of the practice of our firm.

We have built a reputation of trust, accessibility and transparency in handling our clients matters and we strive to use all the resources at our disposal to ensure client satisfaction.

Adrian R. Thompson

Adrian Thompson is our exclusively recommended Conveyancing Services 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 was called to the Bar in the Republic of Guyana 1996 and is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Kitts and Nevis, and Barbados.

Adrian has worked as a university law tutor, Counsel to the Attorney General Chambers in Guyana, Legal Advisor to Bank of Guyana (Central Bank), and Magistrate and Counsel to the Director of Public Prosecutions, Barbados. Adrian has also worked for a leading law firm in the island of Nevis specialising in offshore banking, wealth management, citizenship, and asset preservation.

Adrian entered private practice in 2006 and offers multi-jurisdictional legal services to a diverse base of clients.

Our aim is to deliver efficient, high quality legal services in St Kitts Nevis, as well as maintain our reputation by maintaining…

  • Client Satisfaction: Our aim is to satisfy our clients when attending to the most simple matters or the most complex transactions.
  • Excellence: We pride our self in delivering excellence in service
  • Our Commitment: Client goals become our vision, We put intense effort into our work and actively look for ways to deliver the best results for our clients and for our firm.

Gregory J. Sheppard, OBE, CSM

Gregory Sheppard is our exclusively recommended Conveyancing Services expert in Papua New Guinea on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Gregory directly using the contact details listed above.

Greg became the Managing Partner of Maladinas Lawyers in 1994, and continued in that role after the merger of Maladinas with Young & Williams Lawyers in 2004.

He was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 1990. He is also admitted to the High Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of Queensland. He was admitted to practice in Papua New Guinea in 1990.

He was a Principal in private practice in Kalgoorlie, West Australia for a number of years. Thereafter, he practiced as a Crown Prosecutor in Queensland, Australia.

Greg is a very successful advocate and has appeared as Counsel before Courts and Administrative Tribunals at all levels in a variety of jurisdictions including Appellate Courts. He has acted for a number of prominent clients in Papua New Guinea, including Prime Ministers, Ministers of State and businessmen. He is experienced in negotiating, drawing and settling resource based corporate and commercial documentation. He has wide knowledge of public law and judicial review of administrative decisions.

He is an expert in the technical and complex law relating to the pleading and trial of Election Petitions, and has acted in these matters subsequent to every National general election since 1992. He has appeared for clients in Leadership Tribunal hearings on many occasions.

Greg acts as a Consultant when required, advising law firms in the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Fiji.

He has been previously the Chairman Board of Governors Murray International School, Port Moresby and chairman Interim Board of Governors of Murray and Ela Beach International School, a Board member of the International Education Agency of Papua New Guinea, and a former member of the PNG Lands Board.

Mary Mahabir QC

Mary Mahabir is our exclusively recommended Conveyancing Services expert in Barbados on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Mary directly using the contact details listed above.

Mary is the founder of Lex Caribbean, the formation of which created the first and only pan-Caribbean law firm in the CARICOM region. She is the senior partner of the firm and its former managing partner. Mary currently heads the Corporate Commercial and Finance Group. She has been practicing at the Bar in Barbados for over thirty years, and is also called to the Bar in Trinidad & Tobago. Her vast experience in both the local and international business sectors, spans across the areas of corporate and commercial law, corporate finance, trusts and real estate. She had led major transactions in all of these areas.

In the area of corporate law, Mary has extensive knowledge in dealing with restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, share and assets sale and purchases, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, shareholder rights and corporate governance. She has worked in various sectors and advises on a broad range of commercial issues, including employment, pensions, insurance and commercial contracts, and her clients include major local and international companies.

She has a depth of experience in the area of corporate finance, advising on major capital market transactions and government financing transactions, including bond issues, commercial paper, complex loan arrangements, participations, inter-creditor arrangements and security sharing arrangements. She is well-versed in regulatory issues and requirements concerning both local and offshore lending institutions.

In the area of real estate, Mary has advised developers on effective structuring arrangements for both commercial and residential developments and has represented vendors and purchasers in various types of real estate structures. She has also represented major companies in complex lease arrangements.

Mary is a former member of the Ernst & Young Global Legal Network and a former director of Trust Services at Ernst & Young Trust Corporation.

She has written and edited a number of articles in the areas of corporate law, trusts, tax planning and property law, including “Parity with NAFTA and other Opportunities and Challenges Confronting Barbados and the Caribbean” (co-edited), and the regulation of mergers and joint ventures for the publication “Getting the Deal Done”. She is a member of the International Bar Association, the Foreign Lawyers Forum of the American Bar Association and an associate member of the Canadian Bar Association.

Mary Mahabir’s involvement in the business and wider community is extensive. She is a member and former Vice-President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry, a member and former director of the Barbados International Business Association and a member and former secretary of the Barbados Chapter of the International Fiscal Association. She sat for a number of years on the Council of the Barbados Bar Association and established its group health insurance plan. Among her many other accolades, Mary is a member of the Barbados National Trust and the Royal Commonwealth Society and is also the legal adviser to the Barbados Arts Council and the Barbados Council for the Disabled.