Clarke Gittens Farmer was formed in 2002 through the merger of two law firms, whose partners had practiced with some of the oldest and leading firms in Jamaica and Barbados. With the goal of establishing a strong and experienced full-service firm based in Barbados, Clarke Gittens Farmer is staffed by lawyers and consultants admitted to practice throughout the English-speaking Caribbean. Clarke Gittens Farmer has developed a reputation for high quality work in all of its practice areas and provides sound and timely advice to both domestic and international clients.
The firm advises on a wide range of transactions, including commercial and retail lending, residential and commercial mortgages, real estate, construction, commercial transactions, labor and employment, and bankruptcy and insolvency.
The firm’s international practice includes advising leading international financial institutions and major corporations in financing and securitizations, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and securities law.
The firm’s intellectual property practice group provides advice and registration services in all intellectual property areas, with a strong focus on trademark filings.
Clarke Gittens Farmer has a strong regionally and internationally trained litigation group.
The firm also provides advice on rate hearing applications, contracts and policies arising from renewable energy projects and issues arising from the use of alternative energy sources.