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Fitzwilliam, Stone, Furness-Smith & Morgan

General Business Law

7 ranked lawyersBand 1Trinidad & TobagoGlobal 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Fitzwilliam Stone is a regular fixture of large-scale transactional work in Trinidad & Tobago. It maintains a long-held position as one of the market's leading law firms and possesses one of the largest and most experienced teams of lawyers in the country. The firm advises on a wide range of matters, including oil and gas M&A, foreign direct investment and corporate reorganisations. It also has considerable abilities in dispute resolution, with notable experience in construction cases as well as matters brought before the Tax Appeal Board.

Strengths

Interviewees praise Fitzwilliam Stone as a "premier firm" which is capable of taking on "high-end, region-wide work."

Notable practitioners

Colin Kangaloo has handled a large number of highly significant commercial litigation matters in Trinidad & Tobago. He is especially noted for his experience in high-value construction claims, and also handles a wide variety of employment, insurance and white-collar criminal cases. In addition to his abilities as an advocate, sources praise his keen strategic sense and in-depth understanding of the country's court system.
"He has a good reputation."

Jeffrey Herrera has wide-reaching capabilities in corporate structuring, including in regard to joint ventures and employee pension plans, and also regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions. He is especially well versed in the Trinidadian oil and gas sector.
"He's a creative thinker and solution-oriented."

Jon Paul Mouttet is a popular figure in the Trinidadian market. He assists clients with a variety of commercial contracts and transactional issues, and is additionally well noted for his handling of high-value tax appeals and other contentious tax work.
"He's involved in a lot of the firm's bigger transactions." "Jon Paul is a very good lawyer."

Kurt Miller is the managing partner of Fitzwilliam Stone and also heads up its transactional department. He is a highly respected name in Trinidad's financial services arena, possessing a wealth of experience in bond issuances and syndicated loans, as well as securitisation mandates.
"If there's a major financing, the chances are he'll be involved in it." "He has a strong reputation, is well recognised by the local banks and handles big-ticket financing work."

Mandisa Regrello is a well-known banking and finance lawyer who acts for a number of the leading financial services players in Trinidad & Tobago. Her practice encompasses the full gamut of issues in this space, including syndicated financings, debt restructuring and banking regulatory matters.

Port of Spain-based Mark Morgan heads the litigation team at Fitzwilliam Stone. He is particularly well known for his handling of high-value tax appeals and has an equally strong command of issues in the shipping and oil and gas sectors.
"Mark is a very experienced, well-known litigator."

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Overview

Type of Work Handled

The Firm is a full service commercial firm with expert capabilities in all major commercial areas of practice and is broadly organized into five practice areas: Commercial, Real Estate and Land Development, Advocacy and Litigation, Intellectual Property and Estates and Trusts. 

The Commercial Department is broken up into various sub-departments: Banking & Finance; Energy & Foreign Direct Investment; Commercial/Corporate; Tax; Employment & Labour and Admiralty & Maritime.

Further information on our departments and practice areas can be accessed via the following link:

http://www.fitzwilliamstone.com/practice-areas.html

Categories of Clients

The Firm has a large client base which includes numerous international corporations and financial institutions, as well as domestic clientele across multiple sectors.

Recent work highlights

Historical and recent work highlights can be accessed via the following link:

http://www.fitzwilliamstone.com/transactions.html

Specializations

Corporate/Commercial, Banking and Finance, Energy and Foreign Direct Investment, Tax



Members

Miller, Kurt (Head of Department)

Morgan, Mark (Head of Department)

Ramchand, Olive (Head of Department)

Allum, Tara

Herrera, Jeffrey

Herrera, Jeffrey

Jaisingh, Vishma

Kangaloo, Colin

Kangaloo, Colin

Lai Leung, Cynetta

Mouttet, Jon Paul

Ramkerrysingh, Mark

Regrello, Mandisa

Regrello, Mandisa

Clients

We treat client identities as confidential.

Industries

chemical production

commercial and professional services

construction and engineering

consumer product manufacturing

finance and banking

food and beverage production

franchise holders

industrial engineering

industrial manufacturing

insurance

land development

mining

petroleum

pharmaceuticals

power generation

real estate

software and computer services

telecommunications

transport (air, land and sea)

utilities

General Business Law

Fitzwilliam, Stone, Furness-Smith & Morgan

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Location

48-50 Sackville Street

PO Box 75

Port of Spain

Trinidad

Trinidad & Tobago

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Trinidad & Tobago

General Business Law


Jeffrey Herrera
Band 2
Jon Paul Mouttet
Band 2
Kurt Miller
Band 1
Mandisa Regrello
Band 3

General Business Law: Dispute Resolution


Colin Kangaloo
Band 1
Jon Paul Mouttet
Band 3

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