Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial Law

At Barrow & Williams we have the technical expertise and knowledge to offer full and comprehensive services to our commercial clients. We understand the complex financial business environment that our clients operate in and work as a team to find the most effective resolutions. We assist corporations from the process of incorporation and drafting business plans right throughout the life of the company. This includes assisting with all litigious as well as non-litigious matters.

Corporate and commercial law matters handled by the firm include commerce, corporate contracts, employment practices, manufacture of goods, general commercial issues including trading arrangements, agency and distribution agreements and contracts for the sale of goods and service, joint ventures between companies, private equity transactions, listings and mergers and acquisitions of companies, business and major airlines, and acquisition of stocks/ assets of companies and franchising. The assets handled in our commercial practice ranges in value from thousands to billion dollar transactions.

Banking and Finance

Barrow & Williams understands the need for efficiency and effectiveness in carrying on business in the banking and finance industry and as such we assists our clients every step of the way. Our firm acts on behalf of every type of player in the banking and financial industry, from representation of individuals, banks and financial institutions, to both domestic and overseas companies. Our expertise in this area is vast and ranges from assistance with laws and regulations, operations, and handling commercial transactions, to representation in contract and loans.

We also provide guidance and advice in the setting up of banking business and procurement of banking licenses. We routinely draft, advise on and negotiate banking and security documents. We are also a key resources with respect to legislative and regulatory issues particularly with respect to the banking and insurance industry.

International Financial Services

Barrow & Williams is aware of the diverse needs of our international clientele. As such we endeavour to offer them a wide array of International Financial Services. We work closely with our affiliated company Alpha Services Limited in this regard. We specialize in obtaining license from the International Financial Services Commission for different types of businesses inclusive of brokerage, equity trading, money brokering, trading in foreign exchanges. We also assist in the formation of international business companies, international limited liability companies, obtaining offshore banking license under the Offshore Banking Act, trusts formation and administration services, offshore bank accounts, virtual offices and agency services.

Shipping and Admiralty Law

Barrow & Williams provides comprehensive legal advice and services in the law governing shipping and maritime matters. We have acted for multi-national shipping companies, charterers, mortgagees, cargo interests and insurers and ship owners in dealing with diverse issues including leasing, financing and registration of merchant ships and settlement of environmental damage claims.

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