Areas of Practice
We understand that litigation is rarely desirable and when a client is embroiled in a dispute that is not readily resolved we step in to see how best to reach a settlement. Understanding the relevant area of law, providing clear and strategic advice is how we provide our clients with value in any litigious or alternative dispute resolution process. We prosecute and defend litigation and provide legal advice and services across all areas of civil dispute.
BANKING AND FINANCE
Lenders, investors, issuers, borrowers, underwriters and government authorities alike require legal counsel with the experience, business acumen and long-term perspective that can help address rapidly evolving challenges in the domestic and international public and private financial markets. Our range of services is broad, and we have significant depth in each of these disciplines to suit our clients' needs.
TOURISM AND RESORT DEVELOPMENT
With tourism playing such an important role throughout the Turks & Caicos, and new developments on the rise, our client's benefit from decades of experience in the field. Developments especially are an area of law that require specialised knowledge, ranging from public to civil law. Our team has a wealth of experience in this area from land acquisition to drafting and final development agreement.
CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL
Skippings Law provides client-customized services in corporate finance, capital markets, corporate governance; cross-border transactions; entity formation; mergers and acquisitions; private equity and venture capital; securities compliance, and supply chain management. Working closely with accountants and other professional advisors, we offer clients the benefits of our experience with business entities of varying sizes, market segments and stages of growth.
IMMIGRATION AND LABOUR
Skippings Law helps companies and individuals by developing effective strategies that take into consideration the legal aspects as well as the personal nature of migration. Our team can assist clients in acquiring work permits as well as securing and maintaining permanent resident status and Belongership. We also advise on the employment, custom and tax issues that may arise in transfer situations.
Our practice of real estate law involves a varied and often highly complex set of activities centering on sales and acquisitions, title, land use, environmental, development, leasing, finance, joint ventures, restructuring and litigation. In today's environment, it is imperative that our clients have access to a full range of services available across both private and corporate developments throughout the Turks & Caicos Islands.