The firm, founded on August 1, 1978, has a general business practice with emphasis on corporate and commercial law, international business and financial services, bankruptcy, taxation, creation and registration of securities, civil litigation, intellectual property, real estate, admiralty law, labour law, estate and succession law and personal injuries negotiation and settlement.
The firm has substantial experience in the creation and perfection of Securities in Barbados and is the contributor of the chapter on Barbados in the UK publication, "Offshore Jurisdictions and Banker's Security". This practitioners' text is published by F T Law and Tax of London and is edited by David Harvey formerly of the prestigious U K firm, Mishcon de Reya.
While placing particular emphasis on the above areas, George Walton Payne & Co. provides a full range of legal services. The firm has clients in several countries covering all practice areas and in addition to English, communicates in Spanish and French.
Hon. George W. Payne, Q.C.
Hon. Dale D. Marshall, Q.C.
Andrew V. Thornhill
Tammy L. Bryan
Diana R. Douglin
Michael S. Alleyne
Khamaal A. Collymore
Trademark Administrator - Jewel A. Barrow
Corporate Assistant - Katrina S. S. Greaves
Office Manager - Joan D. Fergusson
Administrative Assistants - Linda D. Moseley-Cadogan and Dawn A.Vaughn
Law is a reflection of the society and with the rapid social, technological and economic changes in both the local and international societies, there have been corresponding developments in the law. To this end, the firm has a policy of ensuring that all of its attorneys continue their legal education by attending local and international conferences and workshops.