Our goal is to provide useful information about Gonsalves-Sabola Chambers and the legal services we offer that we hope make it easier for you to do business with us.
Gonsalves-Sabola Chambers is committed to providing a wide range of civil and commercial legal services in The Bahamas to meet the needs of businesses and individuals, both locally and internationally.
With over 20 years' experience advising and representing official liquidators, employers, banks and trust companies, insurance companies, electronic communications providers and a financial services regulator, our attorney M. Margaret Gonsalves-Sabola understands the need for practical solutions when legal issues arise in your business enterprises.
Ms. Gonsalves-Sabola also helps individuals involved in employment disputes, personal injury matters, divorce, and matters relating to children and their welfare, to resolve these matters either through court action, negotiation or mediation.
Our offices are centrally and conveniently located on Parliament Street in downtown Nassau, opposite the main Supreme Court building and The Judicial Complex. There is parking available in the multi-storied car park on Parliament Street, just steps away from our office.
We understand that the matters our clients entrust to us are very important to them and we are committed to being fully responsive to our clients' telephone calls, messages and emails and to keeping our clients updated on their matters at all times.
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