Kelsick, Wilkin & Ferdinand is the oldest law practice in St. Kitts & Nevis (established in 1947) and one of the region’s leading commercial law firms. The firm practices general law with emphasis on: real estate (including tourism-related development); banking; citizenship by investment; civil litigation; commercial; corporate; general civil and trial practice; intellectual property law; investment; and trademarks registration.
Clients of Kelsick, Wilkin & Ferdinand include: major banks; companies registered under the offshore financial services laws of both islands; condominium developments; hotels; insurance companies; investment companies; local and foreign-owned businesses in all sectors of the economy; manufacturers; real estate developers; rental companies; trading companies; travel and airline agents; and a variety of other businesses of all sizes in St. Kitts & Nevis. The firm also provides legal services to public bodies and organizations in St. Kitts & Nevis and other islands in the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States.
Kelsick, Wilkin & Ferdinand is ever cognizant of the value to a developing country, which is heavily dependent on foreign investment, of legal practitioners who, by their competence, professionalism and integrity, engender confidence in investors. The firm is proud of its role in this aspect of the development of St. Kitts & Nevis.
The past and present partners of Kelsick, Wilkin & Ferdinand have, over its many years, been involved in several of the leading commercial, constitutional and administrative law cases which have been decided by the local courts. The firm is committed to the principle that the rule of law is essential to the economic development of St. Kitts & Nevis and to the maintenance of a just and progressing society.