Kelsick, Wilkin & Ferdinand

General Business Law Department

St Kitts & Nevis
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This firm maintains its long-standing reputation as a market leader in St Kitts & Nevis. One interviewee described it as "always the first choice," while another asserted that it is "involved in most of the large hotel developments" in the jurisdiction. Its impressive client roster features several prominent local and regional businesses, including banks, insurance companies, real estate developers and high net worth individuals. The team is highly regarded for its deep bench of experienced lawyers, with fellow practitioners observing that "its attorneys are excellent." The firm assists with the full gamut of transactional and litigation work, including banking and finance, real estate and intellectual property matters.

Charles Wilkin QC has a wealth of experience and continues to be held in very high esteem by market sources. His practice has a strong emphasis on corporate and real estate matters, with fellow practitioners noting: "We see him all the time on transactions."

Damian Kelsick is a highly regarded lawyer with considerable expertise in contentious matters. Highlights from his practice include representing a number of high-profile clients in major real estate litigation cases, relating to assets in St Kitts & Nevis as well as elsewhere in the Caribbean.

Interviewees say that Emile Ferdinand QC is "an excellent lawyer who is personable to deal with and very measured and considered in his views." He attracts particular praise for his litigation skills and is recognised as one of the pre-eminent advocates in the jurisdiction.