Bearing in mind our focus on commercial legal practice, our capability To offer specialized legal services to individuals and our general competencies, Watermans Legal Practitioners is structured into the following broad divisions
Our dispute resolution division is composed of the litigation and alternative dispute resolution departments. Our litigation department is supervised by seasoned counsel competent to conduct all manner of litigious proceedings before the courts including initiating and defending litigation claims relevant to our areas of practice or as may be required generally.
Being a commercial practice, we recognize that commercial exigencies or contractual requirements may dictate the application of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms like arbitration and mediation. We do recognize the need to keep a window open for amicable resolutions. We are able to offer
quality services in this regard. We also have competency in certain industry specific dispute resolution mechanisms, including the FIDIC model prescribed dispute arbitration board applicable in the construction industry.
We offer business registrations and company secretarial services on an ad hoc or retainer basis. We also advice on corporate restructurings and ancillary matters.
We firmly believe that the better the quality of advice, negotiation and documentation, the higher the likelihood that a client’s commercial position will prevail and be sustainable in any ensuing dispute that may arise or at the very least, a balanced position be achieved resulting in a win-win situation.
In this regard, we offer commercial and corporate legal advisory and documentation services in all our areas of practice. Undoubtedly, this will have a time and cost saving effect.
Additionally and subsumed within this division of the firm, we advise upon and oversee all aspects of property transactions including Leases/ Tenancies, Mortgages, Conveyances and perfection procedures including consents, stampings and registrations.