Firm History

Robert Allen & Umberto BonavitaHistory of Robert Allen Law

Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, Robert Allen Law was founded in 1993 by Robert N. Allen, Jr. We are a South-Florida based boutique international law firm specializing in business law, yacht law, and litigation.  Our attorneys serve clients throughout the United States,  Europe and South America.

Headquartered in The Four Seasons Office Tower in the heart of Miami’s financial district, we also have an office on Palm Beach island.

Robert Allen Law attorneys offer a concierge-level of service tailored to meet the unique needs of international corporate and individual clients.

Representative Clients

From Start-ups to Fortune 500 Companies to Yacht Industry professionals, our client list is extensive and includes:

  • Yacht Manufacturers, Brokers and Service Providers
  • Foreign Investors
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Individuals and Families
  • International Industry Leaders
  • Buyers and Sellers of Pleasure Yachts

The firm currently represents or has represented, clients from Argentina, Bolivia, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, England, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Peru, Spain and Venezuela.

Our lawyers have spearheaded significant projects overseas, including the development of “private island destinations” for leading cruise lines and the negotiation of sales to or purchases from foreign governments including Antigua, Bermuda, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Peru and the Solomon Islands.

Robert Allen Law Attorneys

Robert Allen Law attorneys have excellent academic credentials and extensive experience handling complex legal challenges facing individuals and corporations both domestically and internationally.

At Robert Allen Law, every member of our team has one goal in mind:  To provide sophisticated and creative legal solutions based on each client’s unique needs.  Our clients often interact with all of our lawyers and support staff, as we work together as a team to provide comprehensive representation.

Robert Allen Law provides an alternative for businesses, investors, entrepreneurs, and yacht industry professionals who need a broad spectrum of experience and support generally only available at larger firms.   And, we offer services in English, Spanish and Italian.

Contact Us

Robert Allen Law has offices in The Four Seasons Office Tower in the heart of the Miami financial district and in Palm Beach, Florida.

(p) 305.372.3300 (f) 305.379.7018
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