British Virgin Islands

We provide a full range of corporate and commercial legal services within the British Virgin Islands.

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British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands is a well-known offshore finance centre with a strong reputation for companies, trusts and mutual funds.

The jurisdiction is attractive to international businesses due to its strong and easy to understand legal framework, tax neutrality, modernised legislation and reliable control policies. The British Virgin Isles has a reputation for transparency and excellence in regulatory affairs, adhering to the highest standards of international best practice.

Our core services

Private Wealth

Private Wealth

Through our group partner led approach, we are able to advise local and international financial institutions, professional trustees, family offices, wealth managers, proprietor managed businesses and families on a wide range of private capital related matters. We work closely with a range of international law and accountancy firms and offshore trust companies to provide a full suite of services.

Corporate Services

Corporate Services

We have in-depth knowledge of the regulatory systems and an understanding of the requirements of international financial reporting standards, giving our clients peace of mind. Our communication, reporting and technical platforms have been designed to provide up-to-date client information on request so as to meet their individual reporting needs.

Investment Funds

Investment Funds

We advise on, and a number of our lawyers have been on the boards of, the full suite of investment funds, including private investment structures, JPFs, unregulated funds, listed funds, expert funds, open-ended collective investment funds and family office fund structures, across a wide range of asset classes, including Real Estate (including: commercial, residential, agriculture, forestry), hedge, Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Special Opportunities.

Corporate & Commercial

Corporate & Commercial

We regularly advise international banks, financial services businesses, foreign corporations, local businesses, public and private companies, directors, shareholders, general partners, limited partners, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of corporate and commercial law.

Regulatory Advice

Regulatory Advice

We regularly advise financial services businesses, banking and investment funds on the application of financial services law and regulation.

Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

Our offshore banking and finance team regularly acts for lenders, borrowers, corporate service providers, trustees, investors, corporates, issuers, alternative lenders and other finance parties in cross-border transactions.

Details

Key Contacts

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Carl O’Shea

Group Partner

+44 7700 326 852

carl@hatstone.com

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Rupert Ramsay

Group Partner

+41 79 688 3561

rupert.ramsay@hatstone.com

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Annette Collins

Director

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Carl O’Shea

Group Partner

+44 7700 326 852

carl@hatstone.com

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Simon Vivian

Group Partner

+44 7797 748 021

simon@hatstone.com

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Robert Rakison

Senior International Counsel

+44 7836 59152

robert.rakison@hatstone.com

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Lizst Real

Group Partner

+507 6550 7965

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Alvaro Almengor

Group Partner

+507 6678 6126

alvaro.almengor@hatstone.com

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Maybe Mendieta

Group Partner - Corporate Services

maybe.mendieta@hatstone.com

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Giselle Ocampo

Head of Corporate Services

+507 830 5300

giselle.ocampo@hatstone.com

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Rupert Ramsay

Group Partner

+41 79 688 3561

rupert.ramsay@hatstone.com

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Simon Vivian

Group Partner

+44 7797 748 021

simon@hatstone.com

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Carl O’Shea

Group Partner

+44 7700 326 852

carl@hatstone.com

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Rupert Ramsay

Group Partner

+41 79 688 3561

rupert.ramsay@hatstone.com

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Robert Rakison

Senior International Counsel

+44 7836 59152

robert.rakison@hatstone.com

LEGAL 500

The British Virgin Isles are known for their stunning turquoise waters and lush green hills, creating a picturesque paradise for all to enjoy.

British Virgin Isles

Find us at our office in the British Virgin Isles

Amidst the breathtaking beauty of the British Virgin Isles, the thriving economy boasts a robust financial sector, with offshore services contributing significantly to its growth and stability.

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1.027

Billion US Dollars

(GDP)

31,600

Population

(2023)

58

Square miles

(Size)

36,000

Gross National Income

(Per capita)

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