Meet the Team
Lynton Spencer specialises in international corporate commercial and financial law with a reputation for expertise in investment funds, financial transactions, trusts and insolvency. We take pride in developing strong relationships with our clients to ensure that their particular business goals are achieved each and every time.
Anthony has extensive experience advising private clients, institutions and international law firms on British Virgin Islands law issues. Anthony specializes in all aspects of corporate and commercial law including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, trusts, estates, offshore investment funds, regulatory services and insolvency.
Anthony is a former partner of Maples and Calder and prior to that was a partner with the firm of Smith-Hughes, Raworth & Mckenzie, which subsequently merged with Maples and Calder.
Anthony has served on several committees responsible for reviewing relevant corporate and trust legislation of the British Virgin Islands. He has over the years given presentations on British Virgin Islands corporate and trust law to a wide international audience. He is a member and former secretary of the British Virgin Islands branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Education and Bar Admissions
University of West Indies (LLB Degree)
Hugh Wooding Law School (LEC)
1992 Called to the Bar of Barbados
1993 Admitted to the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in the British Virgin Islands
Antony has specialist expertise in all aspects of investment fund and private equity fund law in addition to extensive experience in corporate and commercial law advising on a broad range of financing and banking transactions including joint ventures, mergers and acquisition, equity, debt financing, regulatory services as well as general corporate matters.
Antony joined the firm as a partner in 2010 and has over twelve years experience in the British Virgin Islands having previously worked with Maples and Calder and before that Smith-Hughes Raworth & Mckenzie. Antony is recommended in the 2010 edition of the PLC Investment Funds Yearbook. Prior to his career as a lawyer Antony was a pilot in the Royal Air Force.
Education and Bar Admissions
University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
University of Westminster
Inns of Court School of Law
1993 Admitted to the Bar of England & Wales
1997 Admitted to the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court In the British Virgin Islands
Sofía advises on a wide range of corporate, banking and finance transactions and provides support in relation to all aspects of corporate governance and administration. She also advises on the formation and ongoing regulatory requirements of investment and private equity funds. Sofía oversees requesting the mandatory due diligence required by the BVI Business Companies Act and regulations.
Sofía joined the firm in 2016 after previously working as an associate in Monserrate Simonet & Gierbolini, a boutique law firm in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico and a tax planning and adviser intern in Zaragoza & Alvarado LLC, a local tax firm in San Juan, Puerto Rico.