Partners: Sir Trevor Carmichael, QC, Mr Andrew C Ferreira and Mr Giles Carmichael
Number of Attorneys: 10
Languages: English & Spanish
Chancery Chambers is one of the more diversified law firms in the Caribbean. Based in Barbados, it provides a full complement of legal services to national and international clients. Its’ pillars of practice are international business law, real estate law and the law relating to charities domestically and internationally. The firm is regularly trusted with client referrals from its strong professional relationships and its international legal networks such as LAW, Terralex and Globalaw. The firm’s stature is enhanced by its substantial public and private sector experience at the national and international level, and its own very strong charitable focus.
The firm is developing beyond the established core competencies. In addition to the structured expansion programme for the existing practice areas, there is a dedicated corporate services division which is responsible for all aspects of corporate administration and management. Although independently focused on their particular areas of expertise, the firm’s professionals work collectively in cross-disciplinary practice groups to access information and advice to the advantage of clients and the development of the firm’s expertise. The firm’s mission remains to provide personalised service with a high degree of professional competence so as to be of substantial value to clients in the resolution of complex matters.
Main Areas of Practice:
- Banking & Finance
- Civil Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation
- Development Consulting
- Insurance & Reinsurance
- Legislative Advice
- Mergers & Acquisitions (Corporate Finance)
- Pensions & Employment
- Real Estate
The firm with its’ affiliate, Chancery Corporate Services Limited, offers professional advice and guidance for International and local clients on the use of the appropriate entities such as International Business Companies, Societies with Restricted Liabilities, International Financial Services Companies and Exempt Insurance Companies. It also provides corporate advisory, corporate secretarial and administrative services to local, regional, international and multinational companies.
Contact: Jamar Arthur-Selman, Chief Executive Officer
Ancillary Services: Insurance Management and Securities Listing
Insurance management services are offered through the firm’s affiliation with Centurion Assurance Services Ltd., which is a registered insurance management company licensed to provide management services for captive and reinsurance companies.
International securities listing services on the Barbados Stock Exchange are offered through Centurion ISM Services Inc., which is a licensed Listing Sponsor for the new International Securities Market platform of the Barbados Stock Exchange.
Contact: Kyle Rudder, Vice President, Centurion
Chancery Chambers Contacts:
Sir Trevor Carmichael, KA, LVO, QC – Chairman firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr Andrew C Ferreira- Partner, Head Tax and Commercial
Mr Giles A M Carmichael – Partner