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O'Neal Webster

COMMERCE HOUSE, 181 MAIN STREET, P.O. BOX 961, ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA VG1110, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
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www.onealwebster.com
London, New York, Tortola

British Virgin Islands

Corporate and commercial
Corporate and commercial - ranked: tier 3

O'Neal Webster

O'Neal Webster 'listens to clients' needs, is flexible and reasonable, and resolves issues in a timely manner'. Led by managing partner Vanessa King, the corporate and commercial department is highly regarded for its advice to international investors, companies, trusts, domestic statutory bodies and hospitality companies. Christopher Simpson is also a key adviser, while former managing partner Kerry Anderson now leads the firm's newly established New York office.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

O'Neal Webster

O'Neal Webster is experienced in disputes involving distressed funds, debt restructuring issues, schemes of arrangement, tracing and recovery actions, and the appointment and removal of liquidators, receivers, and corporate trustees. Senior partner Paul Dennis QC leads the firm’s commercial litigation and arbitration department, and Nadine Whyte focuses exclusively on commercial litigation, corporate insolvency disputes and probate claims. Dan Wise joined from Martin Kenney & Co. and Asha Johnson-Willins is an experienced senior associate.

Leading individuals

Paul Dennis QC - O'Neal Webster

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 2

O'Neal Webster

O'Neal Webster is particularly noted for its assistance to five-star BVI resorts handling financial, banking, expansion, redevelopment and corporate issues including mortgage work, tax issues, regulatory matters, succession planning-related ownership structures and other exit strategies. The group's client base also includes high-net-worth home purchasers and sellers, retailers, restaurants and bars, foreign investors, families, trusts and BVI-registered companies. The practice also works with local real estate brokers, agents and government agencies with highlights encompassing foreign investment transactions and the real estate aspects of business sales and acquisitions. The department also acts in complex disputes involving insurance, leases and construction. Senior associate Jenelle Archer leads the group and regularly handles the property elements of wider business sales. Willa Tavernier moved into an of counsel advisory role and Jameayla Fahie was promoted to senior associate.

Rising stars

Jenelle Archer - O'Neal Webster

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Trusts/private client
Trusts/private client - ranked: tier 2

O'Neal Webster

O'Neal Webster is 'responsive, detailed and prepared to review the contents of legal briefs and opinions so that clients have a thorough understanding of the salient legal points'. The practice assists trustees and beneficiaries with wealth protection and probate planning issues, and the creation, administration, and termination of trusts. Managing partner Vanessa King currently serves as the chairperson of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners BVI, while London-basd Christopher McKenzie is head of the firm's trusts and estates departments, and Paul Dennis QC leads the litigation department.

Leading individuals

Vanessa King - O'Neal Webster

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