O’Neal Webster, a well-established British Virgin Islands law firm with offices in Tortola, London, and New York, is organized for the efficient delivery of legal services for our clients throughout the world. Our dedication to professional standards frames our business savvy approach and contributes to our clients’ successes. We stand by our client service promise and welcome your enquiry.
As we embark on a new year, the O’Neal Webster team looks forward to serving you for all your BVI legal needs, and wishes you all the best in 2022 for a healthy, prosperous, and successful year!
O’Neal Webster Attorney Jenelle Archer Promoted to Partner
O’Neal Webster is pleased to announce the admission of Jenelle Archer to partnership in the firm, effective 1 January 2022. Ms Archer joined the firm as a senior associate in January 2016 and has led its Property and Business Department since 2019, earning high marks from clients for both counsel and service. Ms Archer advises on an extensive range of property, business, and estate succession matters and provides counsel to foreign nationals and entities on obtaining the relevant regulatory approvals required for the acquisition of property in the BVI.
“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Jenelle to the partnership,” says Managing Partner Vanessa King. “In her new role, Jenelle will be involved in the strategic growth and development of the firm and, in particular, the growth of the Property and Business Department, a hallmark practice since the firm’s founding in 1989, that she will now lead as partner. We look forward to her ongoing contributions to the firm, her clients, colleagues, and the greater BVI community.”
“BVI Investment Fund Products and Regulation of Virtual Assets”
January 12, 2022
Thanks to everyone who attended our informational session on British Virgin Islands investment fund products and virtual asset regulations. For those who missed it, be on the look out for a key takeaways article shortly in our Perspectives.
Future webinars are planned, including an “All you need to know but were afraid to ask” session on cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and virtual investments, hosted by Kerry Anderson and Christopher Simpson. Look for announcements here and on social media and by email.
O’NEAL WEBSTER is recruiting for a 4 to 6-year PQE attorney for its civil/commercial litigation department.
O’Neal Webster, a well-established law firm in the British Virgin Islands, has a broad range of commercial clients both in the BVI and internationally. The successful candidate will be keen to develop their professional experience and training, with an emphasis on commercial matters, before the BVI Commercial Court. A background involving some exposure to complex commercial and/or business disputes is preferred although there is no requirement that past experience will be exclusively in this area. The role will involve significant and in-depth legal research and drafting, especially of written submissions, and witness statements, quite often to tight deadlines for demanding professional clients. Learn more and apply here >>>
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
Additional Amendments to BVI’s Trustee Act Including Re-Introduction of the ‘Old Rule In Hastings-Bass’
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.