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O'Neal Webster

COMMERCE HOUSE, 181 MAIN STREET, P.O. BOX 961, ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA VG1110, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Tel:
Work +1 284 494 5808
Email:
Web:
www.onealwebster.com
London, New York, Tortola

Vanessa King

Tel:
Work +284 494 5808
Email:
O'Neal Webster

Work Department

Trusts, Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial, Intellectual Property, Mergers and Acquisitions.

Position

Partner.

Career

Vanessa is a partner and head of the firm's commercial department. Her practice focuses principally on trusts, banking and finance and corporate and commercial law. Her client base covers the major financial centres of the world and includes leading and domestic international financial institutions, law firms and trust companies. She advises on establishing and amending BVI trusts, various forms of corporate finance including bilateral and syndicated loans, project finance, property finance, joint ventures, corporate restructuring and general aspects of banking and corporate law. Vanessa is also a Notary Public.

Member

Vanessa serves as the current Chairman of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP BVI), a member of the BVI Financial Services Institute Advisory Council, a member of the BVI Bar Association and a member of the Financial Services Business Development Committee of the BVI International Finance Centre. Vanessa is a member of the BVI Red Cross Executive Committee served as past Secretary of the BVI Bar Association from October 2004 to February 2006.

Education

LLB Hons; Bachelor of Law (1999) University of the West Indies BA Hons; Bachelor of Arts (1996) University of the West Indies LEC; Legal Education Certificate (2001) Norman Manley Law School Admitted to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands in 2001 and Bar of Jamaica in 2002.


British Virgin Islands

Corporate and commercial

Within: Corporate and commercial

O'Neal Webster 'always provides excellent service; the work ethic of the firm, especially in terms of turnaround times, is also exemplary'. The practice is noted for corporate formation, restructuring, M&A, and regulatory advice during cross-border deals. Recently appointed managing partner Vanessa King heads the corporate and commercial department. Christopher Simpson acted as BVI Counsel to the Nasdaq-listed SBA Communications, a large owner and operator of wireless communication infrastructure, on the acquisition of certain towers in Columbia. Kerry Anderson heads the investment funds and regulatory team.

O'Neal Webster 'always provides excellent service; the work ethic of the firm, especially in terms of turnaround times, is also exemplary'. The practice is noted for corporate formation, restructuring, M&A, and regulatory advice during cross-border deals. Recently appointed managing partner Vanessa King heads the corporate and commercial department. Christopher Simpson acted as BVI Counsel to the Nasdaq-listed SBA Communications, a large owner and operator of wireless communication infrastructure, on the acquisition of certain towers in Columbia. Kerry Anderson heads the investment funds and regulatory team.

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Trusts/private client

Within: Leading individuals

Vanessa King - O'Neal Webster

Vanessa King - O'Neal Webster

Within: Trusts/private client

O'Neal Webster advises trustees (as individuals and corporations) and beneficiaries on wealth protection, probate planning, trust creation, administration and termination. The team represented a well-known international bank trustee in the first Hastings-Bass application ever to be heard before BVI courts. Managing partner Vanessa King is 'an excellent trusts lawyer' and serves as the current BVI chair of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Paul Dennis QC and Nadine White are highly regarded litigators, and senior associate Jenelle Archer advises on an extensive range of estate succession matters, particularly probate issues.

O'Neal Webster advises trustees (as individuals and corporations) and beneficiaries on wealth protection, probate planning, trust creation, administration and termination. The team represented a well-known international bank trustee in the first Hastings-Bass application ever to be heard before BVI courts. Managing partner Vanessa King is 'an excellent trusts lawyer' and serves as the current BVI chair of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Paul Dennis QC and Nadine White are highly regarded litigators, and senior associate Jenelle Archer advises on an extensive range of estate succession matters, particularly probate issues.

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British Virgin Islands: Private Client

Published December 2017 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to private client law in British Virgin Islands . It will cover taxes, succession laws, wills, trusts and their structures. This Q&A is part of the global guide to Private Client. [Continue Reading]

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