• +679 892 3125
  • office@rpatel.com.fj
  • 77 Ratu Cakobau Road, Suva | Port Denarau Retail & Commercial Centre, Nadi

What We Do Best

Practice Areas

we are good at what we do

We offer professional advice and service in all areas of Law.


Property & Construction Finance Advisory and Drafting

The Firm represents and acts for various overseas clients and investors in property development and subdivision, hotel projects and setting up various business ventures in Fiji which include obtaining Investment Fiji Certificate, Reserve Bank approval, setting up Company Structure and obtaining all governmental and statutory approvals and licenses.

Contracts, Securities, Banking & Finance Law

The Firm undertakes a full range of commercial work including preparation and completion of Loan and Security Documentation, giving advice through help desk, preparation of all types of Agreements, Employment Contracts, Confidentiality Contracts, incorporating Companies and other business structures, giving legal opinions, conducting training programs for clients’ staff and general Continuing Legal Education. 

Criminal and Civil/ Commercial Litigation

  • The Firm is fully equipped to undertake advocacy work for all kinds of Litigation in all Courts, Arbitration, Mediation and Industrial Law in the Employment Tribunal, including civil, commercial and criminal litigation.
  • The Firm has been and continues to act in a number of complex and complicated litigation involving a range of different clientele, including high profile clients, political figures, corporate executives and civil servants. The Firm is well known for its involvement and representation in litigation proceedings resulting in landmark decisions in favour of its clients.
  • As a Value-Added Service, we will provide you with copies of any important Judgments which will affect in any way for your record and advice on steps to be taken to protect its interest. 

Industrial Law including Arbitration in Industrial Disputes and Union Matters

The firm has wide-ranging experience in industrial law matters including:

  • drafting and vetting employment contracts,
  • drafting Human Resources Manuals,
  • advising clients in collective bargaining issues,
  • setting up internal disciplinary procedures and manuals,
  • representing clients before the Employment Relations Tribunal and Employment Relations Court.

Debt Recovery/Debt Enforcement

  • The Firm is fully equipped to pursue debt recovery action in all matters in Magistrates Court and High Court including taking Winding Up action against defaulting Companies.
  • The Firm conducts Mortgagee Sale/Auctions for a number of Financial Institutions to recover debts to be followed by conveyance of the property to successful purchasers and instituting Court action against the defaulting customer to recover balance debt. 

Insolvency

  • Bankruptcy proceedings are taken against defaulting customers after Judgment has been obtained against them either in High Court or Magistrate’s Court.
  • Other forms of Enforcement actions such as issuing Writ of Fifa, Judgment Debtor Summons, and Attachment Orders are also pursued in appropriate cases.
  • Correspondence with the Official Receiver’s office where Receiving Orders have been made against the defaulting customers as a follow-up towards recovery process.
  • Winding Up action against defaulting Companies.

Aviation Law

The firm provides advice on:

    • financing, acquisition and leasing of aircraft.
    • bilateral air services and open skies agreements.
    • codeshare and interline agreements.
    • registration and de-registration of aircraft pursuant to local civil aviation law.
    • compliance with international conventions regarding registration of new aircraft.
    • air services and other agreements necessary for operating new routes and opening new destinations.

We Will Help You Every Step Of The Way

Commercial and Personal Property Conveyance

The Firm represents and acts for various overseas clients and investors in property development and subdivision, hotel projects and setting up various business ventures in Fiji which include obtaining Investment Fiji Certificate, Reserve Bank approval, setting up Company Structure and obtaining all governmental and statutory approvals and licenses.