Practice Areas

Tax

The Firm's tax practitioners advise extensively on income, corporation and petroleum taxation, the mitigation of withholding tax and the effect of the various double taxation treaty arrangements enter

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Real Estate and Land Development

The Firm can track its real estate practice back to the days of Oliver Fitzwilliam & Co. which started off as a “Conveyancers and Solicitors” practice in 1919. Today, the Firm’s real estate

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Intellectual Property

The Firm has one of the largest intellectual property practices in Trinidad and Tobago and advises its clientele on all areas of intellectual property including Patents, Copyright, Trademarks, Industr

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Estates and Trusts

The Firm has a long history of association with major trust companies in Trinidad and Tobago and has assisted in applying for grants of representation in large complicated estates involving family and

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Energy, Oil & Gas and Foreign Investment

The Firm has extensive expertise in energy and oil & gas work and it represents a substantial number of the international energy companies carrying out exploration and production work in Trinidad and

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Employment and Labour

The Firm advises on all aspects of employment law ranging from the creation of the employment relationship, the attendant rights and obligations during the continuance of such relationship and upon th

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Corporate

The Firm has a well-established corporate practice and advises international and domestic clients in all areas of corporate law, including the incorporation of local subsidiaries and the registration

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Commercial

The Firm is a major full service commercial firm. A significant proportion of its clients are international corporations and financial institutions engaged in business here or doing business with Trin

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Banking and Finance

A core decades-old strategy of the Firm is the maintenance of a strong banking and finance expertise. From its inception the Firm acted for local institutional lenders and banks in traditional financi

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Advocacy, Litigation and ADR

The Firm's litigation practice is one of its traditional strengths and it provides a full litigation service with its members appearing before the local courts (including the Judicial Committee of the

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Admiralty & Maritime

Prior to the establishment of a local Ship's Registry in 1987, the Firm's emphasis was on admiralty litigation arising out of casualties within local waters, claims in respect of which the local court

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