25th May 2019

The three-day visit to Guyana by President of Cricket West Indies (CWI) Ricky Skerritt and Chief Executive Officer Jonny Gravewhich commenced on Thursday and entailed meetings with various Stakeholders in Guyana’s cricket, Minister of Sports Dr George Norton and Guyana’s… Read more

14th Apr 2019

Chief Justice (ag), Roxane George-Wiltshire on Friday ended a bitter decade-long battle between Guyana’s two leading commercial entities… Guyana Realty Investments Limited (GRIL), which is linked to Gafoors Group of Companies, and National Hardware… for the ownership of a prime… Read more

31st Jan 2019

A major shakeup is continuing at the country’s biggest gold mining operations. According to the Guyana Goldfields Inc. yesterday, it has reduced the expatriate workforce by some 30 percent with long-serving Country Manager, Violet Smith, being replaced. The moves would… Read more

18th Jan 2019

High Court Judge Franklin Holder has granted a stay of criminal proceedings against former Housing Minister Irfaan Ali. Ali had moved to the High Court to quash several fraud charges he is facing for the controversial Pradoville Two scheme. As… Read more

28th Aug 2018

Source: Kaieteur News As Guyana gears towards a year-end conclusion of the telecoms monopoly held by the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT), there is a major battle brewing in the High Court. The two telephone companies, Digicel Guyana and… Read more

22nd Jul 2018

Source: Kaieteur News One week after U.S Ambassador, Perry Holloway’s announcement, American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) Guyana Inc. has installed an interim sixteen-member board to help guide the chamber through its first year of establishment. The current Board comprises a… Read more

1st Jul 2018

Source: Kaieteur News “Don’t ever feel you’re too small or insignificant in this world to make a difference. If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.” On Thursday afternoon,… Read more

15th Jun 2018

Source: News Room In a turn of events as exciting as the World Cup itself, the Chief Justice of Jamaica Mr. Justice B. Sykes has granted E-Networks the rights to broadcast the FIFA games. In proceedings commenced in Jamaica, the… Read more

9th Jun 2018

Source: News Room The Rotary Club of Georgetown on Friday evening installed its new Board of Directors. The fairly young board, headed by Harrinand Persaud, was officially introduced and announced at an official ceremony at the Rotary Installation Dinner held… Read more

3rd Jun 2018

Source: Kaieteur News London House Chambers’ Attorney Devindra Kissoon said the historic US$150M bond secured for the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) represents confidence by investors in Guyana’s economy. Kissoon represented Republic Bank Limited (RBL) in the transaction. “This is the… Read more

2nd Jun 2018

Source: Demerara Waves The National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) officially issued a US$ 150 million equivalent bond facility, arranged by Republic Bank Limited exclusively through its Investment Banking Division, the holding company for government’s assets said in a… Read more

1st Jun 2018

Source: Guyana Times Kamal Ramkarran was unanimously re-elected unopposed as President of the Bar Association when the body held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday at the Victoria Law Courts, Georgetown. Robin Stoby, S.C. and Teni Housty were also unanimously… Read more

24th May 2018

Source: News Room The National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) expects to raise US$65,000,000 within the next few months through a combination of local and regional investors, including those in Trinidad and Jamaica. News Room learnt that the funds… Read more

1st Apr 2018

London House Chambers founding partner Devindra Kissoon has again been ranked by Chambers and Partners. In rating Kissoon, Chambers stated: “Devindra Kissoon of London House Chambers is praised by sources as a “very, very intelligent” lawyer who produces “excellent work.”… Read more

4th Feb 2018

Source: Kaieteur News In a scathing ruling issued on January 30, 2018, Chief Justice (ag) Roxane George, S.C. deemed Food and Drugs Director, Marlan Cole’s refusal to grant registration of several life-saving drugs to Dr. Balwant Singh’s Hospital, arbitrary, capricious… Read more

29th Dec 2017

Source: Kaieteur News After almost two years without one, Guyana has reconstituted the Legal Practitioners Committee (LPC). The committee is critical for persons who want to make complaints against lawyers who they believe would have breached regulations or acted in… Read more

8th Jul 2017

Source: Kaieteur News In a rare and historic legal move, a lawsuit has been filed by activist Ramon Gaskin to challenge the constitutional validity of the State Assets Recovery Act (SARA) recently assented to, in May 2017. Gaskin is represented… Read more

3rd Apr 2017

Chambers and Partners has ranked  LHC founding partner, Devindra Kissoon, as one of the leading lawyers in Guyana. Chambers states “Sources applaud Devindra Kissoon of London House Chambers for his assured handling of high-value matters. He is active both in… Read more

15th Feb 2017

Source: Stabroek News -rejected bidder says contractor unfairly selected The government and the Guyana Power and Light Inc (GPL) are being asked to defend their decision to award a $4.6B contract to a Chinese group for the rehabilitation of the… Read more

6th Mar 2016

Source: Kaieteur News The legal challenge to the sale of plots of land at Pradoville 2 took a surprising turn when Attorney for Ramesh Dookhoo and Florrie Ramnauth, Devindra Kissoon, intervened in the proceedings and filed an application to dismiss… Read more

26th Feb 2016

Source: Stabroek News City Hall has been called upon to reverse a published decision to provide housing for its staff on a property in Bel Air Park. Attorney Devindra Kissoon, of London House Chambers, representing several property owners in the… Read more

18th Jan 2016

Source: Stabroek News – attorney advises holding company Government’s holding company NICIL is under no duty to deposit its revenue into the Consolidated Fund and Article 216 of the Constitution does not apply to it, according to advice given to… Read more

29th Nov 2015

Source: Kaieteur News Chief Justice Ian Chang in an 80-page decision has ruled in favour of BK International, Inc. in a long standing dispute between the Ministry of Local Government, prohibiting the Ministry, Minister and Permanent Secretary of Local Government… Read more

21st Jul 2015

Source: Kaieteur News Within weeks of hearing an appeal made by Mr. James Samuels, the Caribbean Court of Justice (“CCJ”) unanimously overturned the Guyana Court of Appeal’s decision that Samuels’ use of VoIP breached his contract with GT&T. The CCJ… Read more

28th Mar 2015

Source: Kaieteur News After years of dispute over who really owns a prime commercial property located at 117 “B” Regent and Alexander Streets, Georgetown, two of Guyana’s top corporate entities, Guyana Realty Investments Limited (GRIL), which is linked to Gafoors… Read more

27th Mar 2015

Source: Kaieteur News A major court battle is brewing between the Local Government Ministry and construction giant, BK International, over the termination of a multi-million-dollar waste management contract at the Haags Bosch Landfill site, East Bank of Demerara. Lawyers for… Read more

15th Mar 2015

Dave Kissoon of London House Chambers acts for local clients as well as international clients investing in Guyana. He is especially active handling corporate finance and M&A matters and has experience practising law in both the USA and England. Sources… Read more

7th Aug 2014

Source: Kaieteur News Over 80 operators from mining agencies across the country completed a two-day training course in Selective Explosive Blasting at the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) Multi Complex Building at Kingston, Georgetown. The initiative which began on Tuesday, is… Read more

1st Apr 2014

The attached paper outlines the applicable provisions of the U.K. Bribery Act.  In so doing, it aims to provide the Caribbean/Guyanese Practitioner a better understanding of the applicable provisions, and in so doing, enable the reader to give practical advice… Read more

23rd Dec 2013

Levans v. Roraima Airways: London House Chambers secures jurisdictional victory in Eastern District of New York.