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Turks and Caicos Lawyers | Savory & Co.


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RICHARD SAVORY QC

B.Com., LL.B. (University of Auckland). Justice of the Peace, Notary Public

Areas of practice: Commercial transactions, Companies, Bank lending and collection, Financial services, Development, Real estate

Richard Savory is the principal of the firm, which he founded in 1981, originally in Grand Turk and later in Providenciales. He holds degrees in law and commerce (major in accounting) from the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

He served as President of the Bar Council in the years 1988–1990, 1995–1999, and 2003–2005 and as Vice-President from 2009–2010. He was appointed Acting Judge of the Supreme Court in May 1998.

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GUY CHAPMAN
B.A.(Auckland), M.A. (Princeton), M.A. (Oxford), Lincoln’s Inn, London

Areas of Practice: Civil and commercial litigation Arbitration Commercial and legislative drafting.

Guy Chapman was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He was first called to the Bar in 1974 at Lincoln’s Inn, London; subsequently he was admitted as a Barrister and a Solicitor in New Zealand, as a Barrister in New South Wales, as a Lawyer in Papua New Guinea; and as an Attorney in Turks & Caicos. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Auckland in 1968, Mr Chapman attended Princeton University in New Jersey, U.S.A. where he obtained a Master of Arts degree in Politics, 1970); and then Oxford University, England, where he read law and obtained a Masters of Arts degree in 1979. 

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Emma 2EMMA RIACH
LL.B. (King's College London), Lincoln's Inn, London

Areas of Practice: Real estate, tourism, resort, hotel and condominium (construction, operations and transactions), general commercial transactions, bank lending, general construction and development, business establishment and operation, intellectual property, wills and estates.

Emma is a UK citizen who has lived and worked in seven countries, in three regions of the world.  Her diverse international professional and personal experiences enable her to have direct insight into many business, cultural and legal issues for international and local clients that relate to investing, relocating, living and doing business in the Turks and Caicos Islands. 

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Jeanne 2014-10-29 - croppedJEANNE SAVORY
B.A. (University of Auckland), G.D.L. (BPP Law School, London), Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (University of Westminster, London)

Areas of Practice: Real estate, companies, immigration and business establishment

Jeanne Savory was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1980 but grew up in Turks & Caicos, getting her secondary and tertiary education in both England and New Zealand. She was admitted as an Attorney of the Turks & Caicos Islands in 2010. Before becoming a lawyer, Jeanne obtained a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and anthropology, and worked for the Turks & Caicos Government as the Providenciales programme officer of the National HIV Prevention Unit, and later as coordinator of the Turks & Caicos AIDS Awareness Foundation, of which she is a past President and remains as a Director.

 

 


Karen 2cKAREN SAVORY
B.Com. (University of Auckland), G.D.L. (BPP Law School, London), Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (University of Westminster, London)

Areas of Practice:  Commercial transactions, companies, real estate and development.

Karen Savory was born in Turks & Caicos.  After obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce (in marketing with a minor in accounting), Karen worked in branding agencies in Sydney and London for seven years before deciding to make a career in law. She was admitted as an Attorney of the Turks & Caicos Islands in 2013.

 

 


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DAVID BROWNBILL QC

Of Counsel, London

LL.B. Hons (University of Nottingham), Lincoln's Inn, London

Areas of Practice: Revenue law, chancery, trusts, company law, offshore trust administration, international estate planning.

David Brownbill was born England in 1951. He became a Solicitor in England and Wales in 1980, a Barrister at Gray's Inn in 1989, and an Attorney in Turks and Caicos 1993, Islands. He was the founder and is the editor of The Journal of International Trust and Corporate Planning and is a member of the Council of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, serving on its International and Technical Committees.