Justice for You
L and S Attorney’s litigation practice is consistently recommended by the Legal 500 Caribbean (Cayman Islands) for its extensive and wide ranging experience and expertise handling contentious matters in the following areas:
Advising on Cross Border disputes involving a broad variety of issues including Trustees and Beneficiaries.
Advising on disputes in relation to Corporate Finance and Mergers, Company disputes involving minor shareholder rights and actions, directors as well as Investment fund disputes involving rights of investors.
Including Personal and Corporate Solvency as well as Schemes of Arrangement, Administration and Administrative Receivership.
Asset Tracing and Recovery
Including advising on Cayman specific Laws in relation to asset tracing and recovery.
Conflicts of Laws
Advising both Overseas and Resident clients on recognition of Foreign Laws in the Cayman Islands and their effect.
Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
Advising on reciprocal enforcement arrangements in the Cayman Islands, and the procedures for enforcing foreign judgments.
Advising and acting for several Cayman-based Banks in relation to a variety of matters including structured and secured lending and enforcement thereof.
Acting for major Cayman companies in relation to employment issues.
Acting for clients in relation to major matrimonial disputes including receiving instructions from abroad to trace assets into the Cayman Islands jurisdiction.
Acting for and advising clients in relation to arbitration proceedings as well as other Alternative Dispute Resolutions such as mediation.
Advising on Subrogated recoveries, policy drafting and policy coverage disputes.
Advising on the whole range of commercial contractual disputes including breaches and the remedies available.
Advising and acting for both Overseas and Resident clients in relation to Cayman specific fraud laws as well as common law fraud.
Advising and acting for clients in relation to Professional Negligence and Personal Injury actions and Fatal Accident claims instead of shipping.
Advising in relation to Charter Party and Bills of Lading disputes as well as advising in relation to International Conventions and their effect in Cayman.
Administrative and Public Law
Advising clients in relation to Judicial Review in the Cayman Islands.
Acting for and advising for major developers and main contractors in relation to property and construction disputes.
All businesses in the Cayman Islands (except banks and trust companies, insurance companies, hotels, law firms and those in the medical field) are required to hold a Trade & Business Licence issued by the Trade & Business Licensing Board. The businesses that are exceptions are required to obtain licensing under other relevant laws. Any business which requires a Trade & Business Licence and which has less than 60% Caymanian ownership requires an additional licence under the Local Companies (Control) Law. The firm is one of the leading firms in advising on the obtaining of such licences and over the years the firm has provided expert advice to numerous local and international corporate and institutional clients.