Lex Mundi’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to admit Hughes, Fields & Stoby as its exclusive member firm for Guyana.
Founded in 1972, Hughes, Fields & Stoby is the largest premier full-service law firm in Guyana. The firm has more than 45 years of combined international oil and gas experience and also has considerable experience advising clients on securities, mergers and acquisitions, maritime law, insurance and reinsurance, mining law, energy law, aviation law, environmental law, tax, immigration law, intellectual property, and estate administration, and doing business in Guyana.
Local and international clients of the firm include international corporations, oil and gas majors, banks and leading commercial houses in Guyana and the Caribbean.
Nigel Hughes, Managing Partner of Hughes, Fields & Stoby, stated, “Our Lex Mundi membership will enhance our ability to serve our clients and contribute to their success. We look forward to working with Lex Mundi’s outstanding member firms around the world.”
Helena Samaha, President of Lex Mundi, commented, "We are pleased to welcome this outstanding firm to our network. With the addition of Hughes, Fields and Stoby, Lex Mundi strengthens its presence in Latin America and underscores its commitment to provide its member firms and their clients access to the most experienced and most highly regarded counsel around the world."
About Lex Mundi
Lex Mundi is the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries. Lex Mundi member firms offer clients preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers worldwide – a global resource of unmatched breadth and depth. Each member firm is selected on the basis of its leadership in – and continued commitment to – its local market. The Lex Mundi principle is one independent firm for each jurisdiction. Firms must maintain their level of excellence to retain membership within Lex Mundi.
Through close collaboration, information-sharing, training and inter-firm initiatives, the Lex Mundi network is an assurance of connected, on-the ground expertise in every market in which a client needs to operate. Through its global client service platform, Lex Mundi members are able to handle seamlessly their clients’ most challenging cross-border transactions and disputes.
Member law firms are located throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean and North America. Through Lex Mundi’s nonprofit affiliate, the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation, members also provide pro bono legal assistance to social entrepreneurs around the globe.