Our People

We pride ourselves on being multi-specialists. The versatility makes our services consistent and effective. Our highly trained team of legal experts provide corporate and commercial services, such as company formation, mergers, joint ventures as well as financial services such as banking law, tax advisory and cryptocurrency. Also, our multinational associates are able to provide support to our clients in various languages spoken such as English, Arabic, French, Spanish, Persian, Indian etc.  

Lavenia Emberson 

Partner 

Lavenia Emberson is an accomplished immigration law expert with over fifteen years of experience in law and immigration. A former diplomat for the New Zealand Government, Lavenia has worked in the Pacific, Russia and the Middle East. She has extensive knowledge of immigration laws for Australia, New Zealand and other jurisdictions, as well as residency and citizenship by investment in the Pacific, Caribbean and Europe. As a licensed immigration adviser for New Zealand and Australia, Lavenia has also assisted hundreds of families to migrate and settle all around the world including Canada and Denmark. With a passion for knowledge, she has trained immigration agents on various visa programmes and alternative migration pathways, contributing to forums and immigration conferences around the world. She has been accredited by all five Caribbean Countries (St Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada and St Lucia) to carry out the legal work for their programmes. In addition to the latter, her accreditations extend to Vanuatu as well as other programmes offered by RIF TRUST Investments LLC (www.riftrust.com).  

Licenses 
-Licensed Legal Consultant in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since May 2013.
-Admission to the High Court of New Zealand as a Barrister and Solicitor, Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand .
-Bachelor of Laws (LLB),Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand -Bachelor of Arts (English Language & Literature),Massey University, New Zealand -Graduate Cert. in NZ Immigration Advice, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, New Zealand. 
-Post Grad Diploma in Aviation Security Management (High Distinction Pass & Top Student 2013), Edith Cowan University/Emirates- Perth, Australia/Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Languages
Lavenia is fluent in English. 


Romano Dolbey

Legal Advisor

Romano is an Admitted Advocate of the High Court of South Africa, with an LLB Post-Graduate Honours Degree obtained via The University of South Africa. He has an interest in Public Management And Governance as well as the drafting and reviewing of Commercial Agreements. Romano hopes to continue further post-graduate studies.

Romano has worked as a legal consultant within the UAE, specializing in the drafting and negotiating of Legal Agreements and in providing individuals with legal advice on an array of legal topics. Romano furthermore has extensive experience in South African Labour Law, Family Law, Third Party Claims against the Road Accident Fund, and in providing general legal advice on a broad range of legal topics, including but not limited to the above. 

Romano enjoys assisting individuals in obtaining the best possible legal aid and grew up moving back and forth between the borders of the UAE and South Africa. He thus has a deep understanding of various legal systems on an international level.

Licenses
Currently registered as a Legal Practitioner and has been placed on the Roll of Advocates.

Languages
Romano has excellent communication skills and is fluent in both English and Afrikaans. He also reads Arabic fluently and speaks smatterings thereof.