Litigation, Commercial & Corporate, Real Property, IP and Family Law Firm in Kingston, Jamaica
Law Firm OverviewYualande Christopher & Associates is a result driven law firm located in Kingston, Jamaica. Our lawyers are dedicated to providing timely and stellar legal representation to our institutional and individual clients. Our integrity and reverence for professional ethics and cannons which govern our legal profession is uncompromising. Our honesty and professional ethics are reflected in the above board manner and approach to all our transactions including real estate and personal injury and our strict compliance with the rules instituted by the governing body of our profession.
You might find that our staff answers the phone beyond our designated opening hours, or even that we respond to your emails and texts in minutes rather than days. We are responsive because we understand that in this globalized world clients are more demanding, require faster results and are unwilling to sacrifice quality of service they receive. To achieve this end, we work with some of the best international onshore and offshore law firms in the world to enable our clients to benefit from the advantages of these jurisdictions.
The Litigation Department takes a fresh and dynamic approach to the pursuit of its court matters through vigorous representation in the Courts of Jamaica, even whilst we explore Alternative Dispute Resolution options through Mediation and Arbitration. We understand that our clients wish their matters to be litigated with professionalism, integrity and diligence to achieve cost effective and most importantly, expedient results. Accordingly, where suitable, we apply relevant provisions under the Civil Procedure Rules 2002 geared towards promoting expediency in the civil courts.
We believe that the pricing of our services should be tailored to the needs of each client and to achieve this we have implemented fee arrangements in addition to the traditional billable hours. These arrangements include blended rates, fixed rates, volume discounts, contingency fees, and capped billing rates.
Languages: French, English
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Building Law; Planning Law; Residential and Commercial Property Conveyancing; Securitization; Micro Financing; Incorporation of Companies; Warranties & Guarantees; Innovative Billing Agreements.
Areas of Law Description
Our practice includes:
- Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution
Our law firm handles legal matters in the following practice areas: Civil Litigation; Mediation; Arbitration; Administration & Public Law Litigation; Real Estate Litigation; Insurance Disputes; Building & Construction Disputes; Defamation & Other Tortious Liability.
- Onshore Corporate & Commercial Law
Our law firm handles cases involving: Registration of local companies and overseas companies; Filing Annual Returns; Establishment of Mutual Funds; Preparation of Winding up Petition and Statutory Demand; Advise on directors’ duties, oppressive & unfairly prejudicial conduct & general aspects of corporate law; and, Advise on bilateral, syndicated loans & properly financing.
- Real Property
We provide legal services in the following areas: Acquisition and Disposal of Residential and Commercial Real Property; Transfer of Interest in Property; Mortgages; Trust Deeds; Caveats; Application for Qualified Titles; Title Searches; Subdivision of Land; Registration of Charges on Land; Recovery of Possession.
- Intellectual Property
Our Intellectual Property Department helps you to protect your investment in innovation and ideas. Our IP service includes the following: Copyright-based agreements with emphasis on banking, and online works; Trademark (advice on its development, registering domain name, enforcement); Copyright (licensing and Assignment); Patents (patent drafting, advice on commercializing a new ideas, including internet based and telecommunication); Protecting of Confidential Information and Trade Secrets.
- Family Law
Our law firm handles cases involving: Prenuptial Agreements; Divorce; Local and International Custody Disputes; Adoptions; Maintenance and Custody Agreements.
- Jamaica Environmental Trust (JET)
- Jamaican Bar Association
Mrs. Yualande Christopher-Walker
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Banking and Finance, Banking Law
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