COMMERCIAL LAW & CORPORATE TRANSACTIONS
Commercial and Company law are important practice areas of our firm. We provide legal services in relation to business incorporation, ownership rights, share structure, agreements, corporate governance, and company insolvency. We also advise clients on matters pertaining to financial regulations, foreign direct investment, company real estate, and taxation.
Our commitment to the corporate success of our clients and pride in offering practical advice in achieving and exceeding their commercial objectives continue to inform our practice.
CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT
Stapleton Chambers partners with local CIP agents who ably advise interested investors and persons interested in second citizenships about Antigua and Barbuda’s Citizenship by Investment Programme and suitable approved projects in Antigua and Barbuda.
CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY
Stapleton Chambers has positioned itself to provide services uniquely tailored for firms in the blockchain technology field including those looking to enter the digital currency business. We advise firms on a plethora of cryptocurrency related matters from an Antiguan legislative perspective including AML and KYC procedures. We focus on how the existing regulatory framework is applied and how the introduction of pending cryptocurrency and blockchain regulations will potentially affect firms looking to enter the digital currency business.
The firm’s practice in the area of Family Law includes divorce, the division of property, spousal and child maintenance, child custody and matters of succession. We strive to provide confidential legal services tailored to the needs of each client.
IMMIGRATION, RESIDENCY AND WORK PERMITS
For those international clients seeking to immigrate to Antigua and Barbuda, Stapleton Chambers provides advice on Antigua and Barbuda’s permanent and temporary residency requirements. We also assist in visa applications, work permits and passport applications.
The inventive imagination, the creative genius and branding are of priceless value and we understand and embrace the importance of preserving and advancing proprietary rights. Stapleton Chambers supports its clients in all aspects of intellectual property, from trademarks to patent and copyright protection.
LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
Whether we are negotiating terms and conditions of employment, representing in unfair dismissal and wrongful dismissal claims or everything in between, we help both employers and workers to get the best possible outcomes.
We undertake a wide range of drafting work which includes the preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Employment Contracts and other contracts, Deeds of Appointment, Corporate Resolutions, Pledge Agreements, Affidavits, Demand Letters etc.
LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION
We provide our clients with first-rate advice and representation. Our team offers a total range of services from contentious court disputes of any nature to mediation and arbitration.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
Stapleton Chambers assists its local and international clients with takeovers—offering key advice on structures and logistics connected to these mergers and acquisitions.
PROBATE & ESTATE ADMINISTRATION
With a wealth of experience in this practice area, we ensure peace of mind in matters relating to wills, probate and estate administration, succession planning, and trust management. We offer legal services in the preparation, interpretation, and implementation of wills and trusts. We also advise on disputes arising from the probate of wills whilst working cohesively with trustees, administrators, executors, beneficiaries, and financial institutions for the best results for our clients.
REAL ESTATE & CONVEYANCING
Real Estate is one of our most prominent practice areas. We have a wealth of experience in all aspects of real estate law, including the structuring of developments and property acquisitions, and have acted in a variety of deals, including the sale and purchase of residential, commercial and leisure properties, the formation of domestic companies and a variety of international special purpose vehicles and the leasing of properties, for both local and international buyers and sellers and other parties.
We represent individuals, private sector entities, foreign investors and government institutions in transactions to acquire, dispose of, finance and develop real estate in Antigua and Barbuda.