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Paul Dennis

Partner, Head of Litigation Department
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O'Neal Webster

Tortola, British Virgin Islands
    Local Time: Thursday 13:18

Practice Expertise

  • Commercial Law
  • Litigation
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Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law
  • Litigation
  • Contract Law
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Profile

Since then, his practice has focused mainly on commercial litigation and admiralty, which are his areas of specialty in the BVI. He has appeared as a senior barrister in many international commercial cases before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Privy Council. He presently serves as First Vice President of the BVI Bar Association.

He is an associate tutor in contract and property law at the University of the West Indies School of Continuing Studies in the British Virgin Islands.

Bar Admissions
1984, Jamaica
1993, British Virgin Islands, Barrister-at-Law and Solicitor

Education
University of the West Indies, Barbados (LL.B., 1982);
Norman Manley Law School, Jamaica (Certificate of Legal Education, 1984).

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law
  • Litigation
  • Contract Law

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Appointed ‘Queens Counsel’ (QC) - March 2013
“Paul Dennis…is noted for major commercial litigation.” - Legal 500, 2011
“Well regarded” - Legal 500 2010
"Paul Dennis [is] a highly experienced litigator and specialises in shipping and admiralty” - Legal 500, 2009

Professional Associations
Member and First Vice President - British Virgin Islands Bar Association
Deputy Director, Public Prosecutions, 1988


Professional Activities and Experience
His extensive experience as a senior litigation counsel includes a tenure of two years as the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions in Jamaica between 1987 and 1989.

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