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Welcome to a Guyana Company & Commercial Court Lawyer!

Commercial Court matters

Guyana has a specialised Court for commercial matters. The Commercial Court Judge is Mr. Justice Rishi Persaud.

The Court handles claims for money, the purchase and sale of commodities and contracts relating to the sale and purchase of land and other matters.


Company and Corporate Law

There is a Companies Act No. 29 of 1991 which governs the law of Companies in Guyana. This Act came into operation on the 25 May 1995.

Requirements to incorporate a company in Guyana:

An application to incorporate a company must be in the prescribed form and must state:
1. The proposed name of the company;
2. The registered address in Guyana of the company;
3. The name, address and occupation of the Secretary;
4. The name, address and occupation of the Director(s);
5. The share capital and the minimum issue price in respect of shares;
6. The minimum and maximum numbers of Directors allowable;
7. Any restrictions on the business that the company may carry on or the right to transfer shares;
8. A Declaration of Compliance signed by an Attorney at Law qualified to practice in Guyana confirming, inter alia, that the above parties are not less than 18, are not undischarged bankrupt and are not of unsound mind;
9.  Copies of the passport pages of the above parties with signature and photograph.
On submission of this information along with consents of the Secretary and Directors and payment of the prescribed fee, the Registrar of Companies issues a Certificate of Incorporation of the Company.

The Act deals with all matters relating to Companies, including the formation of and incorporation of Companies for Guyanese and international clients and the registration of external companies. Legal services include advice on all aspects of company law and compliance of agreements with the requirements of the Guyana Companies Act and other applicable legislation.




Other legal services offered include Adoptions, Divorces, Mining Law & Agreements, Sale of Properties, Trademarks, Probate of Wills and Administration, Formation of Companies, Money Claims, Real Estate.


For further information, here are the contact details:

Contact person: Ms. Jamela A Ali, LLB (Hons)(UWI), LLM (Legislative Drafting)(UWI)

Office Address:     Lot 1 Croal Street, Stabroek, Georgetown
                           Guyana, South America

Telephone number:+592 225 4712  

Emails:                 jamelalawyer11@yahoo.com









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