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Lawyers in BVI

Updated on Friday 25th September 2020

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Our offshore lawyers in BVI are ready to answer any questions about company formation, licensing and foreign ownership and control. Opening a company in the British Virgin Islands is a preferred option for many international investors because of the favorable regime available for offshore entities. Having specialized legal assistance during the formation and throughout the development of the business can be of importance for the success of the business.
A leading offshore center, BVI has high standards for transparency and the regulations for investors are formulated in an advantageous manner. Nonetheless, compliance is expected of all those who engage in commercial activities, whether they are onshore of onshore.
We present the services offered by our team of lawyers in BVI and we invite you to contact us if you have questions about incorporation or any legal issue related to corporate licensing and control as well as others.

What are the legal services we offer in BVI?

We specialize in British Virgin Islands company formation, however, our practice areas include many fields. We list some of the most important below:
  • Corporate: legal guidance and counsel concerning corporate structuring, mergers and acquisitions and the conditions for BVI offshore company formation; we also advise our clients who are interested in Intellectual Property Law or Competition Law;
  • Litigation: dispute resolution and litigation is an important part of our practice and we can represent our clients in BVI as needed in commercial litigation as well as trust litigation or corporate disputes;
  • Finance and banking: assistance for bank account opening in BVI as well as complete information on the current banking regulations; we also advise clients who are interested in business in the financial sector and need guidance on the laws on force;
  • Employment: legal assistance for drafting employment agreements, dismissals and general information on the applicable Employment Law;
  • Funds in BVI: BVI is an attractive offshore and financial center and many investors require specialized guidance on the applicable laws regarding fund finance, fund listings, the role and liabilities of an investment manager as well as other issues;
  • Real estate: legal assistance regarding commercial property and residential property law in the British Virgin Islands applicable to foreign nationals;
  • Relocation: form a legal perspective, relocating a business to the British Virgin Islands will require a certain level of compliance; our team can help you during the BVI company set up process when relocating a business to hit jurisdiction.
We offer our services to local and international clients. Please keep in mind that these are part of our services. You can reach out to our team of lawyers in BVI for detailed information on how we can assist you as well as to schedule a legal consultation. 

Why choose the British Virgin Islands for offshore incorporation?

Offshore company formation in the British Virgin Islands is attractive for a number of reasons. Some of the most important are highlighted below by our BVI company incorporation agents:
  1. Tax neutrality: BVI companies are not subject to income tax, corporate tax, capital gains tax or wealth tax;
  2. Fast incorporation: the BVI company set up process is a simple one and the process is usually complete within 2 to 3 working days;
  3. Simple maintenance: the company only requires one director and one shareholder and there is no mandatory requirement for a company secretary;
  4. Confidentiality: the laws concerning investor confidentiality stipulate that the register of shareholders is not filed with the Registry; our lawyers in BVI can give you more details on the data that is communicated concerning the company directors.


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What are some details about doing business in BVI?

BVI is a leading center for offshore company formation. As per the 2019 and 2020 statistical bulletins issued by the Financial Services Commission, the following data applies for doing business in BVI:
  • - there were 5,596 new company incorporations in BVI in the final quarter of 2019;
  • - the total number of foreign companies registered as of 31 December 2019 was 63;
  • - 5,275 new company incorporations were recorded in Q1 2020;
  • - the total number of business companies registered as of 31 March 2020 was 373,917.
We are a team of professional offshore lawyers in BVI who can answer any questions regarding corporate and commercial, banking, investment funds and trusts as well as private wealth or property law.
Contact us if you wish to open a BVI offshore company or if you need legal representation.

Meet us in Road Town

Call us now at +230 5252 6703 to set up an appointment with our business consultants in the British Virgin Islands. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to the British Virgin Islands.

As a BridgeWest client, you will beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in the British Virgin Islands.

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