We are an experienced and professional team who provide sound and practical legal advice grounded in international best practice and the realities of doing business in Samoa.
Tourism contributes almost 30% of Samoa’s GDP and employs 10% of Samoa’s workforce. We have a proven track record advising businesses in the tourism sector including both start ups and established players. We can assist with navigating government requirements and approvals across issues such as land development, construction, government incentives, employment and insurance.
We advise businesses and assist professional advisers in the financial services sector to manage legal and regulatory risk. This includes regulatory compliance advice and due diligence work. We assist clients across the business and advisory cycle from strategic risk management, document development and review, transactional work and dispute resolution.
Entrepreneurial activity is key to Samoa’s development. We assist clients with all aspects of foreign investment including government approvals, incentives, licensing and regulatory compliance. We work with local and overseas entrepreneurs to start up new businesses and help clients realize their dreams.
Knowledge-based products and services are increasingly important to business and individuals. We have significant expertise in areas such as telecommunications, intellectual property, media and information technology law. We help clients with regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, contractual processes and issues across the technology life cycle.