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Stephenson Associates

General Business Law

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What the team is known for

Widely regarded by offshore market commentators as Tonga's leading law firm. Noted both for its commercial and dispute resolution practices, the team handles a range of banking, company, land, employment and IP law matters, among others. Led by New Zealand-qualified lawyers.

Strengths

An interviewee comments that "they are the standout firm in Tonga in terms of the commercial side. They are the best firm for any overseas non-Tongan litigant or business person wanting really good commercial and litigation advice."

Notable practitioners

Dana Stephenson has earned the respect of offshore market commentators for her solid practice in Tonga. She is noted for handling commercial and litigation matters.

Ralph Stephenson is "a good lawyer who is organised and client-focused," notes one source in the Tongan legal market. Another commentator describes him as "our partner of choice in Tonga." He handles contentious and commercial matters.

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Pacific Islands

General Business Law: Tonga


Dana E. Stephenson
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Ralph Stephenson
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