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Shelards is a multi-dynamic firm exhibiting a myriad of practice areas. Theses practice areas along with our highly qualified and competent team allow the opportunity to tackle various legal matters, ensuring answers to the constantly changing legal climate while providing consistently high standards of advice and service across the firm.

Personal Injury

Our team handles personal injury claims. We demonstrate impressive expertise in a variety of areas, including motor vehicle accidents, accidents at work and other catastrophic injury claims. We are determined, ambitious and thorough in the way we run our cases. We are instructed on a wide range of personal injury claims, including complex orthopedic injuries, catastrophic brain and orthopedic injuries whilst at work and catastrophic head and spine injuries.

Property & Real Estate

Our philosophy is to provide outstanding service, whatever type of work we do for you. We advise on all forms of corporate finance and joint ventures together with all of the corporate governance and company advice needed. We know that no two deals are the same, and our experience across a wide portfolio of transactions gives us the edge in helping to guide your decisions to realize maximum value. To us, delivering projects on time and within budget form a core part of our client service offering.

Estate & Wills

We draft and prepare estate planning documents such as Wills, Trusts or Powers of Attorney or other documents. We also review documents that are already in place. As a beneficiary of an estate or trust you may have concerns about whether the trust or administration has been handled appropriately. The firm has very successfully represented many clients regarding will contests and estate and trust disputes, obtaining probate or letters of administrations and administering estates generally.

Civil and Criminal Litigation

We are an experienced Law Firm. We have built our reputation on getting results. Our team is intimately familiar with all facets of the Jamaican criminal and civil justice system, and we have the requisite knowledge and skill to make sure that you understand your legal options and to guide you through the legal process. We bring courtroom experience, intelligence, diligence, and tenacity to the task of representing our clients in all types of civil and criminal litigation. We go the extra mile to help you to get the justice you deserve.

Entertainment

As the entertainment industry continues to grow, entertainers, producers, musicians and entertainment companies benefit from working with a law firm that has established expertise in all parts of this industry. Our team can provide legal solution including, production, IP protection and licensing from the start to the finish of a project, effective defense of theft of idea, Rights acquisitions for entertainment productions in all media, Trademark counseling, registration practice and dispute resolution, Copyright counseling and work-for-hire issues.

Corporate

Our philosophy is to provide outstanding service, whatever type of work we do for you. We advise on all forms of corporate finance and joint ventures together with all of the corporate governance and company advice needed. We know that no two deals are the same, and our experience across a wide portfolio of transactions gives us the edge in helping to guide your decisions to realize maximum value. To us, delivering projects on time and within budget form a core part of our client service offering.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

We actively pursue all avenues of dispute resolution available and advise our clients on choosing the method most appropriate to them and to a particular matter. Our main priority is to resolve disputes quickly, efficiently and effectively with as little disruption to business as possible – recognition of this is central to how we approach any matter.

International Trade

We can provide advice and support on the international laws of sale of goods, transportation and finance of trade. We have an in-depth understanding of international commercial law and arbitration, including arbitral agreements, applicable laws and the enforcement of arbitral awards.

Commercial

We have a deep understanding of how businesses work and understand the key business drivers applicable to our clients’ sectors. This enables us to guide our clients through the entire lifecycle of their business, providing practical legal solutions to practical business

Employment

Our team has vast experience of advising clients on contentious issues, assisting clients before all national courts and local and UK based employment tribunals in the full range of individual and collective labour conflicts.

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