We have a wealth of knowledge of the laws pertaining to real property and vast experience in representing and protecting the interest of Buyer or Seller as the case may be, in real estate transactions. We have vast experience in the preparation of agreements for sale tailored to the transaction; and in fact we are well versed in the preparation of legal documents required for various types of real estate transactions including transfers and conveyances, charges and mortgages, cautions, leases, application for title by prescription, application for first registration, application for strata titles, etc. We are fully versed and experienced in applying the laws under the Registered Land Act, The General Registry Act, Strata Titles Registration Act etc. and in the preparation of all applicable documents required under these Acts.
We form companies of all types and we have vast experience in a variety of corporate transactions, including but not limited to, sale of shares, shareholders agreements, liquidation and insolvency issues, and borrowing and debentures. We assist companies in the preparation of standard and more complex resolutions, minutes, amendments to corporate documents, and all legal documents necessary to assist with Corporate governance and compliance such as standard annual returns. Our profuse practice in this area of the law has provided us with understanding and familiarity in dealing with the Belize Companies Registry.
We also prepare pre-contract agreements of all types including pre-contract confidentiality and negotiation agreements, as well commercial contracts tailored to your unique situation, including but not limited to sale of business and going concern, sale of goods and services, sale of company, sale of chattels, sale of intellectual property, etc. Our attention to details and our sound knowledge of how business works and the laws and regulations which businesses must observe, make us well suited to serve any of our clients in this area of the law.
Given our detailed knowledge of the International Business Companies Act, we provide legal advice and opinions to International Business Companies.
We prepare and draft wills from the simple to the complex, providing sound advice on estate planning. We apply our knowledge about the requirements of making of a will based on the Wills Act and accepted Common law practice, ensuring valid and enforceable will.
Our practice in this area entails both contentious and non-contentious probate matters. We are well versed about the Probate Rules under the Supreme Court of Judicature Act and we prepare applications for Grants of Probate, Grants of Administration, Grants of Administration with will annexed, Administration De Bonis Non, Administration Pendente lite, etc. to assist the successors of deceased and their personal representatives in administering the estate in an efficient manner. We also prepare applications for re-sealing of Grants granted in Commonwealth countries and we prepare caveats, and citations. We commence, defend and represent parties in probate actions with diverse causes of actions from challenging the validity of a will, to claiming revocation of a grant, etc.
We have myriad experience in preparing settlements between Husband and Wife, separation agreements, Divorce actions, Matrimonial property actions, custody applications, maintenance and alimony actions. We are well versed in the laws governing Matrimonial property and assets and in the application of those laws for the protection of our client. These include, The Supreme Court of Judicature Act including its noteworthy Amendment made via Act # 8 of 2001, Married Women’s Property Act, Married Person’s Protection Act, Families and Children Act, Domestic Violence Act, etc.
We have distinguished ourselves in offering first-rate services in applying for Adoptions (Domestic and International) and Samira Musa Pott was legal counsel in what is perhaps one of a kind contentious adoption cases that went to the Court of Appeal ( Civil Appeal No. 12 of 2005), in which the applicants for the adoption of the child represented by Musa Pott were successful.
Our practice in this area encompasses drafting of employment contracts, drafting of employment policies and rules for companies based on the Labor Laws of Belize and International Labor law, providing legal opinions and advice on wide variety of labor issues, and legal representation in Labor disputes. Our familiarity and comprehension of the Labor Act and its amendments make us very well suited to address any Labor related issue our clients may be grappling with.
We do demand letters and follow through with Supreme Court action if necessary. We also prepare contracts to settle debt disputes, and do collections on behalf of clients.
We have wide-ranging expertise in drafting contracts of all types whether it be for personal or business related matters. The contracts we draft reflect the overarching purpose and transaction involved but with all the requisite details and terms necessary to make the contract legally binding and enforceable. The contracts we prepare will be drafted with a fair-minded and rational approach protecting the respective parties, especially our client. We are known to be very comprehensive and thorough when drafting contracts.
When we take on any litigation for a client whether it be for tort matters, breach of contract, real property issues, probate issues, etc., we will first of all be upfront and truthful with our client about his/her case and prepare very well. We have always and will continue to represent our client to the very best of our ability with everything we have, ensuring that we are well versed on the legal issues involved and well researched, yet carrying out our duties as an officer of the Court with integrity. You can count on us.
Our integrity and maxim of providing efficient and honest service makes us a trusted Escrow Service provider.