Attorneys

CHRISTOPHER-COYE

ccoye@courtenaycoye.com
T +501.223.1476
F +501.223.0214

Office

Belize City

Affiliations

  • Bar Association of Belize
  • International Bar Association
  • International Financial Services Commission
  • Belize International Financial Services Association (Former President)
  • International Tax Planning Association
  • Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners
  • International Trademark Association
  • Asociacion Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI)
  • International Association for Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • Rotary Club of Belize
  • Belize Elementary School (Chairman)

Languages

English
Spanish (working knowledge)

Professional Recognition

Chambers & Partners Legal Publishers – Leading Lawyer in General Business Law, 2012

Publications

Private Foundations World Survey (Belize Chapter), Oxford University Press (2013)

“Belize’s International Foundation”Volume 18 Trusts & Trustees Issue 6 July 2012 Special Issue: Private Foundations: A World Review 2012 Oxford University Press

“Trademark Law in Belize: Implementation of GATT TRIPS in a Developing Country”Vol 93 Trademark Review 1

Contributor

International Law Office World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) “Doing Business” – World Bank International Finance Corporation

CHRISTOPHER COYE

Called 1999

Managing Partner
Notary Public
Trust & Estate Practitioner (TEP)

Education

University of Texas at Austin (M.S.)
University of the West Indies (L.L.B., Hons)
Norman Manley Law School (L.E.C.)

Career

Courtenay Coye LLP (2007-present)

Coye & Co. (2005 – 2007)

Glenn D. Godfrey & Co. LLP (2000-2005)

Morgan & Morgan Trust Corporation (1999)

Served as President of Bar Association of Belize (2004-2005), Chairman of Integrity Commission (2005-2008), Director on Board of Directors of the Belize Bank Limited (2005-2012), Belize Bank International Limited (2006–2013), Development Finance Corporation (2009-2010) and Belize High School (2010-2011)

Practice areas and sector

Commercial Law
Banking & Finance
Acquisitions
International Financial Services
Conveyancing & Real Estate
Foreign Investment
Tax Planning
Asset Protection Planning
Estate Planning
Intellectual Property
Offshore Companies
Trusts & Foundations
Probate

Paralegal: Shakira Crawford