The willingness to understand what makes an individual business thrive is important for Commercial Lawyers like ourselves at Caribbean Commercial & IP Law Practitioners LLP. Successful Commercial Lawyers have a deep understanding of how individual businesses operate as we handle a broad range of corporate deals and standalone transactions. We are responsible for drafting and negotiating the necessary contracts for example; the sale of assets such as systems, contracts premises and staff. As Commercial Lawyers we create contracts for business operations such as the supply of goods and services, technology licensing, lease agreements, construction contracts, mergers & acquisitions (M & A) contracts, Real Estate Sale/Purchase contract.
At Caribbean Commercial & IP Law Practitioners LLP., we recognise the most distinctive feature of Commercial Law is the need to have a deep understanding of how individual business operates since clients business can range from domestic businesses to multinational corporations and global financial institutions.
The best element in being a commercial lawyer is the variety of work that it involves. The subject matter is varied because commercial law typically takes you across the whole field of industries and sector. The diversity of work and interest that it generates is by far one of the most compelling parts of the job.
Our firm has a very broad Commercial Law Practice in the areas of insolvency, commercial litigation, commercial loan transactions, construction Litigation, corporate creditors rights, landlord/tenant, real estate.
In the area of insolvency, the firm represents creditors, debtors and trustees. The firm has substantial experience in handling commercial debt recovery and litigation, valuation disputes at auction stage, negotiating cash collateral agreements and representing creditors in those transactions. Additionally, the firm is experienced in defending creditors in receivership or liquidation proceedings, brought by debtors or trustees to recover preferential or fraudulent transfers.
In bankruptcy matters, our creditor clients appreciate our efficient and practical approach to handling these matters as the firm is always considering potential costs and expenses in light of the debtor’s limited resources available for recovery.
Caribbean Commercial & IP Law Practitioners has substantial experience in Commercial Litigation and contract disputes. In this area, the firm represents corporate entities as well as business owners and individuals. We handle all types of business disputes including contract disputes, corporate and partnership litigation, as well as cases involving claims of slander, tortious interference with existing and potential business relationships, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and negligent misrepresentations.
The firm also handles real estate litigation matters, including title actions, auctions, foreclosures and receiverships.
The firm represents owners, contractors and subcontractors in breach of contract claims, termination disputes, lien disputes, liquidated damages claim, congeneration claims of extra work, equitable adjustment and negligent design claims. We also assist our clients in drafting proper construction contracts prior to commencement of the project.
Commercial Loan Transactions
The firm has considerable experience in syndicated and cross border loan transactions and has advised in and participated in the drafting of complex loan transaction documents including guarantees, administrative and collateral agency agreements, mortgage debentures.
Caribbean Commercial & IP Law Practitioners also handles loan transactions including the grant of original mortgage, refinancing, loan modifications, renewals and loan closings.
Caribbean Commercial & IP Law Practitioners has a good complement of thriving hard working and very analytical corporate counsel. Our corporate practice in these areas are diverse.
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The firm’s primary litigation focus is in the area of Creditor’s rights, representing financial institutions, companies with acquired loan portfolios and commercial landlords. The majority of the firm’s cases involve commercial debt recovery and lease payment defaults, including foreclosures, receiverships, evictions, lawsuits on personal guaranties, garnishments and other judgment recovery forms.
We have successfully defended lender’s liability and insolvency adversary claims for our clients. We have unique and substantial experience with loan portfolios for recovery acquired from the many lending financial institutions like the Commercial Banks and Credit Unions we represent.
Caribbean Commercial & IP Law Practitioners LLP primarily represents Commercial landlords in property management issues and Landlord/Tenant disputes. As Real Estate attorneys, we have several national businesses, private real estate owners, handling all of their landlord/tenant matters at multiple properties throughout the country. The firm also has experience representing both landlords and tenants in the Courts and review of letters before acting including estoppel letters when disputes arises between the landlord and the tenant.
Outside of litigation, we advise clients on potential management issues as well as the negotiation and drafting of leases.