Tony Gruchot is an Associate in the Turks and Caicos office, where he has worked since 2012. His primary focus is the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group, but he also handles a broad variety of other legal matters for his clients.
Within the Litigation & Dispute Resolution group, Tony’s experience includes complex corporate and commercial disputes in industries ranging from construction to banking to insurance. He has worked on multi-party actions, contract breaches, and insolvencies and liquidations involving local and international parties.
He has many years of experience with debt recovery, enforcement of security and judgments, and receivership appointments. He has assisted clients with shareholder disputes as well as corporate reorganizations and restructurings. Tony’s approach includes arbitration and alternative dispute resolution techniques when appropriate.
Within the Admiralty, Shipping and Aviation practice group, Tony’s experience includes admiralty litigation, arrest of vessels, marine cases and maritime law. Tony also works on related environmental issues including coral reef damage and other natural resource claims.
In the Insurance sector, he has experience with a wide variety of litigious matters including professional liability, professional negligence claims, personal injury and product liability.
Tony has a specialty in family law matters including divorces, matrimonial disputes, child custody and child access agreements and co-habitation disputes.
Tony has successfully worked on a variety of complex litigious Employment and Labour matters. He represents employers in unfair/wrongful dismissal cases, layoffs, redundancies, discrimination and sexual harassment situations. He understands the challenges of disciplinary and discharge issues, layoffs and redundancies, overtime and service charges.
In the Real Property sector, Tony has worked on mortgages, private and commercial leases, landlord and tenant matters, strata titles and trespass claims. He has a special interest in boundary and easement and title disputes.
He regularly represents his clients in Court at all levels.
Representative work includes: