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“BVI Corporate Transactions: When things go right. When things go wrong.”
THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2022 @ 9:00 a.m. (AST)
In this 45-minute webinar + Q&A, O’Neal Webster corporate partner Christopher Simpson will provide an overview of typical BVI corporate transactions “when things go right” followed by a lively discussion led by OW litigation partner Dan Wise exploring “when things go wrong.” Topics will include BVI joint ventures, mergers, continuations, plans of arrangement, and financing transactions, in addition to remedies for contract breaches, enforcement actions, injunctions, Norwich Pharmacal orders, section 184 orders, and winding up petitions to name a few.
Registration is required to attend and you will need at least a free, basic Zoom account to register. Questions? Please contact Jayne Navarre at jnavarre@onealwebster.com
O’NEAL WEBSTER is recruiting for an experienced Legal Secretary for its litigation department

O’NEAL WEBSTER, a well-established law firm in the British Virgin Islands, is recruiting for a senior LEGAL SECRETARY for its litigation department. The successful candidate will be required to provide support to senior legal professionals with minimum supervisionand will generally be responsible for:

  • drafting correspondence and court documents
  • preparing and filing court documents
  • file management
  • liaising with clients
  • client billing
  • attorney desk management

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COVID-19 Notice: For the safety of our clients and staff, O’Neal Webster has implemented all precautions recommended by the World Health Organization and the British Virgin Island’s Government. Although all of our offices have been serving clients and operating on a work-from-home schedule, our Tortola, BVI, office is now physically open. If you need to visit our offices, we ask that you make an advance appointment. Before entering our offices, please observe health guidelines, which are posted at our entrance.  Please be assured that we are taking every possible measure to ensure proper sanitation and social distancing. We look forward to serving you.

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