Through our affiliate Lanx Lancis, MWM provides a comprehensive range of commercial and estate planning legal services to both local and international clients. Working alongside our experienced team in audit, financial services, trust, restructuring and investment advisory, our legal team provides innovative, and commercially relevant solutions to the challenges that face our clients. Our commitment is to help you find the right solutions that add value to your business.
Corporate law matters are at the heart of our practice. The members of our legal team bring their skills, experience and detailed approach to an extensive range of corporate transactions.
Our team has a wealth of experience in offshore and cross-border transactions, primarily in the financial services sector. As such our team regularly advises on BVI law in relation to high profile international and local corporate finance transactions. Additionally, our team frequently advises clients on corporate restructurings, joint ventures and mergers involving local trading companies or BVI-based holding companies of international groups.
We offer comprehensive corporate and commercial advice including:
- Banking and finance
- Commercial contracts
- Company law
- Corporate governance including directors’ duties and liabilities
- Financial services regulation
- Joint ventures
- Legal opinions
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Restructuring and insolvency
Our team can help you set out, coordinate, and safeguard your own interests and those of your family, both now and in the future, by advising on:
- Wills and estate planning
- Estate administration and probate applications
- Powers of attorney
- Guidance on the duties, rights and obligations of trustees, executors or beneficiaries
Our team offers advice on the best structures to mitigate against risks associated with estate planning.
The team can assist local and international clients who hold assets in the BVI.
The members of our team take the time to hear and pay attention to the issues and supply suitable advice in an insightful, even-handed and supportive manner.
Our legal team routinely advises on all aspects of residential and commercial property law to ensure our clients fully comprehend their rights, obligations and liabilities relating to property investment or ownership in the British Virgin Islands. We provide all-inclusive service from start to finish.
Our real estate team frequently advises developers, individuals, investors and banks in relation to property related issues and are experienced across the full range of property types: residential and business premises, investment properties, industrial properties and hotels.
Our legal team has a specialised background in providing guidance to employers, trustees, administrators and other pension professionals with a extensive range of pension issues.
Our focus is on providing unparalleled service and our range of expertise and technical support ensures that our clients receive straightforward, sensible and commercially focused guidance and advice.
We possess a comprehensive grasp of relevant legislation, regulation and practice, as well as the latest developments in BVI pensions laws. Additionally, our team keeps abreast of the best practice and changes as it relates to pensions in the United Kingdom and beyond, which allows us to offer the best advice to our clients.