Associate

ADRIAN S. DANIEL

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Biography

Adrian is an Associate Attorney and the Compliance Officer at Daniel Brantley.  He was appointed as a Notary Public for St. Christopher and Nevis in 2016 by the Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.  He is efficient in representing various clients in different aspects of the law and is known for his astute ability to settle matters in a manner that is acceptable to his clients.

 

His practice focuses on real estate, probate and estates, debt collection, conveyancing, personal injuries, admiralty & shipping, litigation and economic citizenship applications.  He has been involved in contentious trusts litigation relating to the removal of a trustee, judicial review matters involving hotelier rights to build on beachfront property, the sale of high end real estate throughout St. Christopher and Nevis with values exceeding US$5 million, the winding up of large Probate Estates some valuing EC$10 million likewise rendering advice to large high end hotel chain groups in relation to but not limited to operating agreements, management agreements and performance goals.  He facilitates the formation of International Business Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Foundations and renders advice on the regulatory framework for those companies.

 

Adrian read law at Kingston University in the UK and in 2008 obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree with honours. Further, he successfully completed the Bar Professional Training Course at The College of Law (now known as the University of Law) and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2009 as a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. He subsequently attended the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica where he obtained his Legal Education Certificate in 2011. He also holds an Associate Degree in Business Management from the University of the Virgin Islands.

 

In May 2017, Adrian was awarded the designation of Chartered Director by the Caribbean Governance Training Institute and is available to act as a Director of any company attending to the corporate governance, legal duties and essential responsibilities of a director.  In December 2017, Adrian was elected to the Board of Directors of the Bank of Nevis Limited, an indigenous bank to Nevis.

 

Adrian is the son of the late Right Excellent Sir Simeon Daniel. He is married and has two children.

Education

Caribbean Governance Training Institute

2017

Chartered Director

NORMAN MANLEY LAW SCHOOL (NMLS)

2011

Legal Education Certificate

THE COLLEGE OF LAW (NOW THE UNIVERSITY OF LAW)

2009

Bar Vocation Course, (now the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)

KINGSTON UNIVERSITY, LONDON

2007

Bachelor of Laws

UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

2003

Associate in Arts Business Management

Practice Areas

Our litigation team represents a cross-section of entities throughout the world involved in antitrust disputes, commercial and contract disputes, debt collection, employment disputes, fraud and asset tracing, insolvency litigation, insurance disputes, tax disputes, personal injuries and public law litigation. We represent clients effectively in the most difficult and sophisticated contentious matters at all tiers of the Court likewise in alternative media to the Court that is, in mediation and arbitration proceedings. We explore all avenues of dispute resolution so that clients have a full and comprehensive framework of the various methods available to them because resolving disputes with as little interruption to ones business or life is crucial.

Our knowledge and experience allows us provide the best legal services to private, commercial and international clients on all aspects of purchase, sale and development of property within the Federation of St. Christopher and Nevis. We guide nationals and non-nationals purchasing or selling property through every step of the process. For clients interested in large developments within the Federation, we are is able to offer the highest level of service from the commencement to completion of the project including negotiating various service contracts and presenting concessions and tax exemption packages to Government entities and applications to be approved developments for economic citizenship.

We advise on all aspects of Personal Estate matters inclusive of wealth management. We guide clients in drafting their Last Will and Testament, Trust Deeds, and can offer legal advice on estate management and planning. We are abreast of the most recent Laws governing testamentary succession being equipped to assist clients in applying to the St. Christopher and Nevis High Court for Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration to administer the deceases Estate within the Federation. As it relates to wealth management, we guide clients through the various asset protection options available to them as we help tailor products to suit their needs likewise explore various investment options available in the Federation.

Employment Law (or Labour Law) covers a vast area encompassing recruitment and employment contracts, employment policies, discrimination, discipline and grievance. Employment Law not only protects the rights of employees, but the rights of employers whenever employment disputes arise. The Firm offers full legal services on the application of the various labour laws in the Federation of St. Christopher and Nevis including facilitating the drafting of employment contracts, resolution of disputes and restructuring. We are known for our ability to resolve major disputes which includes disputes between institutions and governmental entities as it relates to labour rights likewise, contentious employment matters for corporations.

Whether you are a ship owner, charterer, financial institution, insurance or other personnel in the shipping spectrum, we render legal advice and support on shipping in St. Christopher and Nevis. Our lawyers are versed in the operations of the St. Kitts and Nevis International Shipping Registry which includes registration of ships, financing for ship purchases, the recording and removal of mortgages. With the introduction of new marinas to the Federation, we are equipped to guide you on options for docking, negotiating with charter parties and bailment claims. Our attorneys draft charter agreements, attend to vessel arrest and detention as part of foreclosing on ship mortgages and where the option to purchase arises, the sale of ships.

Bar Admissions

  • England and Wales – 2009
  • Saint Christopher and Nevis - 2011

Memberships

  • Member of the Saint Christopher and Nevis Bar Association
  • Honourable Society of the Inner Temple