Academic and Senior Administrative Staff

Associate Tutors

  • The Hon. Mr. David Batts
  • The Hon. Mr. Justice Howard Cooke
  • Hon. Miss Justice Carol Edwards, (Ag.)
  • The Hon. Mr. Justice Karl Harrison, CD
  • The Hon. Mr. Justice Paul Harrison, OJ, CD, JP
  • The Hon. Mr. Justice Roy Jones
  • The Hon. Mr. Justice Raymond King
  • The Hon. Ms. Justice Ingrid Mangatal
  • The Hon. Mrs. Justice Marva McDonald-Bishop
  • The Hon. Mr. Justice C. Dennis Morrison
  • The Hon. Miss Justice Hilary Phillips
  • The Hon. Mr. Justice Leighton Pusey
  • The Hon. Mrs. Justice Almarie Sinclair-Haynes
  • The Hon. Mr. Justice F.A. Smith, CD
  • The Hon. Mr. Justice Bryan Sykes
  • Ms. Paula Llewellyn, CD, QC
  • Mr. Kent Pantry, CD, QC
  • Mr. Patrick Foster, QC
  • Mr. Allan Wood, QC
  • Ambassador A.B. Stewart Stephenson
  • Dr. Shazeeda Ali
  • Mr. Kirk Anderson
  • Mr. Courtney Bailey
  • Mrs. Carol Bernard Madden
  • Mr. Keith Bishop
  • Mr. Ransford Braham
  • Mr. Canute Brown
  • Miss Fara Brown
  • Ms. Saverna Chambers
  • Mrs. Michèle Champagnie
  • Mr. Warren Clark Cousins
  • Mr. Robert Collie
  • Ms. Lilieth C. Deacon
  • Ms. Sharon Donaldson
  • Mr. Andre Earle
  • Mr. Howard Facey
  • Mrs. Natalie Farrell-Ross
  • Mr. Hugh Faulkner
  • Ms. Dundeen Ferguson
  • Mr. Robert Fletcher
  • Mrs. Nicole Foster-Pusey
  • Miss Katherine Francis
  • Miss Kameika Fullerton
  • Mr. Dave Garcia
  • Mr. John Givans
  • Mr. Gavin Goffe
  • Mr. Ravil Golding
  • Mr. Herbert Grant
  • Mrs. Caroline Hay
  • Mrs. M. Georgia Henlin-Gibson
  • Ms. Corrine Henry
  • Mrs. K. Denise Henry James
  • Miss Alicia Hussey
  • Mr. Lance Hylton
  • Mr. David Johnson
  • Mrs. Denise Kitson
  • Miss Meridian Kohler
  • Mr. Alvin Lambert
  • Miss Carlene Larmond
  • Mrs. Gloria Langrin
  • Miss Shellie Leon
  • Miss Annaliesa Lindsay
  • Mr. Geoffrey Madden
  • Ms. Amina Maknoon
  • Miss Tasha Manley
  • Mr. Maurice Manning
  • Miss Deborah Martin
  • Mrs. Symone Mayhew
  • Mr. Garth McBean
  • Miss Sherry-Ann McGregor
  • Mrs. Sandra Minott-Phillips
  • Mrs. Janet Morrison
  • Ms. Stephanie Orr
  • Mrs. Lisa Palmer- Hamilton
  • Mr. Anthony Pearson
  • Miss Beverley Phillips, JP, BA, MSc
  • Mr. Kevin Powell
  • Dr. Dinesh Rao
  • Mrs. Andrea Rattray
  • Mrs. Carolyn Reid-Cameron
  • Miss Hilary Reid
  • Mrs. Suzanne Risden-Foster
  • Mr. Michael Roofe
  • Dr. Murari Sarangi
  • Mrs. Andrea Scarlett-Lozer
  • Mrs. Camille Scott
  • Mrs. Marjorie Shaw-Currie
  • Mr. Richard Small
  • Mr. Jerome Spencer
  • Mr. Winston Taylor
  • Mrs. Julie Thompson-James
  • Miss Dorcas White
  • Ms. Althea Wilkins
  • Mr. Wendell Wilkins
  • Mr. Alexander Williams
  • Mr. Clyde Williams
  • Mr. Kevin Williams
  • Mr. Terrence Williams
  • Ms. Maliaca Wong

Non-academic Staff

  • Miss. Rosemarie Antiga, Library Assistant I
  • Ms. Karen Bailey, Principal’s Assistant (Actg.)
  • Ms. Jose Bailey, Administrative Assistant II
  • Ms Pamella Bennett, Receptionist
  • Mrs. Sharon Biggs-Kirkland, Exec. Secretary to the Registrar
  • Miss. Carol Brown, Library Assistant I
  • Miss Latoya Buchanan, Office Attendant
  • Mr Jeffrey Campbell,Reprographic Technician
  • Miss Irene Clarke, Editorial Assistant
  • Mr. Leon Clarke, Senior Office Attendant
  • Miss Norene Clemetson, Library Assistant II
  • Mr. Iran Davis, Machine Operator
  • Mrs. Eunice Edwards, Office Attendant
  • Miss Dawn Evans, Senior Secretary
  • Mrs. Juliet Fellows, Asst. Administrator, Legal Aid Clinic
  • Miss Madget Green, Prop, Maintenance & Acquisitions Officer
  • Mrs. Charmaine Hylton, Chief Library Attendant
  • Mr. Garfield Jackson, Machine Operator/Driver
  • Miss. Georgette Johnson, Exec. Sec. to Senior Tutor
  • Mrs. Sandra Jones, Senior Human Resources Assistant
  • Mrs. Rochelle Lee, Executive Secretary
  • Mrs. Debbie-Ann Lynch-Witter, Senior Secretary
  • Mrs Sheryl McFarlene,Khouri- Accounts Officer
  • Miss. Michelle Miller, Senior Secretary
  • Ms. Caryl Natty, Senior Secretary
  • Miss Carla Petite, Library Assistant III
  • Mr. Delroy Pinto, Machine Operator
  • Mrs. Rhona Rookwood, Supervisor - Registry
  • Miss Keron Reynolds, Office Attendant
  • Ms. Sherrolyn Samuels, Senior Secretary
  • Ms. Nadina Shorter, Library Assistant I
  • Mr. Karl Simpson, Library Assistant
  • Ms Carol Smith, Senior Secretary- Registry
  • Ms. Lisa Vernon, Library Assistant III
  • Ms. Barbara Waul, Senior Secretary
  • Mr. Andrew Walker, Chief Office Attendant,
  • Miss Melanie Walker, Receptionist
  • Mrs. Charmaine Wellington, Library Assistant II

Ms. Carol Aina, BA, FCIArb

Ms. O. A. Carol Aina was appointed Principal of the Norman Manley Law School with effect from November 1, 2012. Ms. Aina was admitted to practise in England in 1988 and to the Jamaican Bar in 1995.

Ms Aina was a partner in the law firm of Ackroyd & Aina in London She specialized in civil litigation and family law. She was a member of the Law Society Children Panel. She also acted as an advisor to the Family Rights Group on a research project on the experience of families in compulsory child care proceedings in the United Kingdom. She was a lecturer in their Child Care Law and Practice Courses in 1991 and1992 when the Children Act 1991 was implemented.

In 1995, Ms Aina returned to Jamaica and joined the litigation department of the law firm of DunnCox. She remains a Consultant to the firm.

Ms Aina was appointed as the Course Director for Civil Procedure & Practice 1 at the Norman Manley Law School in September 1997. She became an active member of both the Civil Procedure and Family Committee of the Jamaican Bar Association. She was a member of the sub-committee appointed by the Rules Committee of Jamaica to prepare the Civil Procedure Rules for Jamaica. She has chaired and presented papers on Civil Procedure to -

Regional Bar Associations of Jamaica
Titles Office of Jamaica
Fair Trading Commission of Jamaica
ENACT( Environmental Action Programme)
Legal Affairs Committee of CARICOM
Attorney General’s Chambers.

Ms Aina was appointed as a Consultant to the CARICOM Legislative Drafting Facility in 2004, to prepare draft rules for the Caribbean Court of Justice.

In 2005-2006 while on Sabbatical from the law school, Miss Aina was appointed as an Adjunct Professor and as the Caribbean Law Programme Visiting Distinguished Scholar at the Shepard Broad Law Centre at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Ms Aina was the Senior Tutor from September 2008 until her appointment as Principal. Ms Aina is a Certified Mediator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has a diploma in international arbitration.

Director, Legal Aid Clinic
Mr. Maurice Saunders, LLB (UWI)

Mr. Maurice Saunders has been the Director of the Legal Aid Clinic at the Norman Manley Law School since 1991. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of The West Indies. He is a Council member of the Jamaican Bar Association; Member of the Criminal Law & Practice Committee, Constitutional Law Committee and Legal Aid Committee of the Bar Association; Member of the Advocates Association of Jamaica; Member of the Board of Directors, Legal Aid Council; Member and Acting Coordinator, Amnesty International (Jamaica Section); Member, Independent Jamaica Council for Human Rights and Member, Board of Directors of Kingston Legal Aid Clinic.

Mr. Saunders'' work experiences include: Clerk of Courts - Supreme Court of Jamaica; Deputy Registrar (Acting) - Supreme Court of Jamaica, 1976-77; Crown Counsel - Attorney General''s Chambers 1978 - 81; Acting Resident Magistrate for St. Andrew, 1981; Tutor, Norman Manley Law School, 1981 - 1990.

Mr. Saunders, whose personal motto is, to continue to struggle and to try again for Christ and for good, is committed to service in educational development. He is a member of the Jamaica College Old Boys Association; Board Member of St. Theresa''s Preparatory School; Member of the Board of Directors of Holy Trinity Comprehensive High School. He worships at the Sts Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church where he is a member of the Men''s League.

Senior Tutor Emerita
Miss Dorcas White, LLB (UWI)

Miss Dorcas White, the Course Director for the Law of Remedies graduated from the University of the West Indies Faculty of Law with first class honors in 1974. She was invited to join the teaching staff the same year as Assistant Lecturer and was accorded accelerated promotion to Lecturer, and subsequently appointed Senior Lecturer on tenure in 1981

In 1979 Miss White graduated from the Norman Manley and was invited to join the staff of the Norman Manley Law School in 1982. In 2003 she was promoted to Senior Tutor II. In 2007, she retired from full time teaching and was appointed Associate Tutor/Course Director for the Law of Remedies. A trained teacher, she graduated from the Leeward Islands Teacher Training College with Distinction. The Council of Legal Education named Miss White as Senior Tutor Emerita of the Norman Manley Law School in September 2009.

Her publications include one book and several articles in regional and international journals. An article, Some Problems of a Hybrid Legal System: A Case Study of St. Luca published in International and Comparative Law Quarter, volume 30, Issue 04 (1981) was cited before and applied by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in Parry Husband v Warefact (PC#74 2001).

Miss White is a member of the Jamaica Bar Association and was a member of the Family Law Committee (Jamaica) 1976 - 1989. In 2008, she received Professor George Irish Award for outstanding contribution to Education. In 2008 during the 60th anniversary celebrations of the University of the West Indies was designated an Outstanding Graduate of the U.W.I

Tania Mott, BSC, LLB, and MBA

Tania Mott joined the staff of the Norman Manley Law School as a Tutor in 2011 and tutors in Remedies, Civil Practice and Procedure II and Probate Practice and Procedure. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Relations (Hons), a Bachelor of Law (Hons) and a Masters in Business Administration (Distinction). She was admitted to the Jamaican and British Virgin Islands Bars in 2005.

Ms Mott has practised law as an Associate in the firm Harney Westwood Riegels in the British Virgin Islands where she gave advise to local and foreign institutional and private clients on a variety of commercial and real estate matters including acquisitions, corporate restructuring, bi-lateral and syndicated loans, project financing trust related matters as well as general aspects of banking and finance law.

On her return to Jamaica in 2008, she was employed as an Associate in the law firm Marion Rose-Green & Co where her duties included, among other things, giving advice and appearing on behalf of clients in personal injury, real estate, commercial, succession and family related matters.

Mr. Norman Davis, LLB (UWI)

Mr. Norman Davis, Tutor

Norman Davis has been a full-time Tutor at the Norman Manley Law School since 2000. He took the LL.B degree from the University of the West Indies in 1982, and the Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School two years later. Norman Davis worked at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for 2 years, rising to the level of Acting Crown Counsel. He has also worked in the litigation department at the law firm of Myers, Fletcher and Gordon, and thereafter, went into private practice.

His professional experience, covering broad areas of criminal and civil practice, has placed him in good stead to teach Evidence and Advocacy at the Law School. Mr. Davis, who will be on Sabbatical Leave from the Law School for the Academic Year 2009/2010, is normally in charge of the mock trials for the course on Advocacy II, and usually supervises the Norman Manley Law School team for the Margaret Forte Mooting Competition among the three Commonwealth Caribbean Law Schools

Mrs. Audrey Welds, LLB (UWI), LLM (UWI)

Ms. Audrey Welds, Tutor

Mrs. Audrey Welds joined the staff of the Norman Manley Law School as a Tutor in 2007. Mrs. Welds took the Jamaica (Special) Scholarship in 1977, and obtained First Class Honours in the LL.B at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill. She obtained the Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School in 1982, and completed the LL.M at King's College, London University, on a Commonwealth Scholarship in the following year.

Mrs. Welds has practised law as an Associate at the law firm of Rattray, Patterson, Rattray, in the Legal and Corporate Secretarial Department of the National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica, and in the Legal and Corporate Secretarial Department of the Mutual Security Bank. Between 1994 and 2003, she was a partner in the Commercial Law Department at DunnCox, and worked as a Lecturer in the Department of Management Studies from 2003 to 2007.

At the Norman Manley Law School, Mrs. Welds is the Course Director for the Law of Associations, and normally conducts tutorials in Ethics, Rights and Obligations of the Legal Profession. She has published articles in the Global Banking and Financial Policy Review, in 1999 and 2001, on deposit insurance and the regulatory framework for the Jamaican financial sector, and in the West Indian Law Journal in 2009 on "The Criminalization of Breaches of Corporate Duties -- Policy Considerations and Caribbean Companies Legislation". In keeping with her interest in corporate and commercial law, ethics, banking and finance and taxation, Mrs. Welds has also published several articles on legal topics in Jamaica's Financial Gleaner.

Ambassador Stewart Stephenson, BSc (UWI), LLB (UWI)

Ambassador Stewart Stephenson

Ambassador A. B. Stewart Stephenson, an Attorney-at-Law, was admitted to the Bar at the Supreme Court, Kingston in October, 1979. A graduate of Kingston College, the University of the West Indies (with first Degrees in Management Studies and Law) and the Norman Manley Law School, he enjoys the distinction of having managed seven (7) state and non-governmental entities during his profound career covering the areas of Law, Sports Administration, Financial Regulation, Competition Policy, International Trade, Diplomacy and Property Management.

Having served as the first Executive Director of Jamaica’s Financial Services Commission from June, 1994 to May 1997, Ambassador Stephenson later served as Executive Director of the Fair Trading Commission from June, 1998 to December, 2000. He joined the Foreign Service in January, 2001 and served firstly, as Jamaica’s Consul General to Toronto, Canada from January, 2001 to April, 2002 and thereafter, as Jamaica’s Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba from May, 2002 to April, 2004. On his return to Jamaica, he resumed his private law practice until September, 2006, when he joined the state-owned Factories Corporation of Jamaica as Managing Director. On October 1, 2009, he assumed the post of Tutor at the Norman Manley Law School, Legal Aid Clinic and became Acting Director on October 1, 2013. He has also served on other Boards governing Banking, Postal Services, Bauxite Mining and Trade & Investment Promotion. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Jamaica and Board Chairman of the Companies Office of Jamaica and the Jamaica International Free Zone Dev. Ltd.

During the period 1975-1983, Ambassador Stephenson worked in the Civil Service, serving as Administrative Officer in the Ministry of Youth, Sports & Community Development, Clerk of Courts for the Parishes of Kingston, St. Andrew and St. Catherine and Crown Counsel in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Between 1983-87, Ambassador Stephenson established a private practice with the late W. B. Frankson, Q.C. on Duke Street in Kingston, before becoming Managing Partner in the law firm of Stephenson, Hemming and Green in 1988. While in private practice, Amb. Stephenson served as a Judge Advocate for the Jamaica Defence Force Court Martial Tribunal and an Assessor in Trial Advocacy at the Norman Manley Law School. He also lectured on the role of the Securities Commission and Securities Law Enforcement at the Jamaican Institute of Management from 1995 – 2000 and at Today’s Money Ltd. Training Seminars during 2006.

Amb. Stephenson was a member of Jamaica’s Delegation at CARICOM Inter-Government Task Force Meetings on Amendments to Protocols VIII and IX of the Treaty of Chaguaramas and CARICOM’s alternate on the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) Negotiating Group on Competition Policy from February, 1999 to December, 2000. As a CARICOM Consultant he prepared a Report for the Secretariat in March, 2004, on a Project to establish a Competition Commission for the region to enforce the provisions of the Treaty governing Competition Law & Policy and Consumer Protection. He was subsequently appointed and has served as a Commissioner of the CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) based in Suriname since January, 2008. A member of the St. Andrew Justices of the Peace and Lay Magistrates Association of Jamaica, Amb. Stephenson was commissioned as a Justice of the Peace on November 30, 2011.

While at the University of the West Indies (Mona Campus), Ambassador Stephenson served on the Guild Council as Hall Chairman of Taylor Hall. He also served as Sub Warden for the Hall and went on to represent both the Mona and Cave Hill Campuses in football, cricket and hockey.

An accomplished footballer, Ambassador Stephenson is a former Executive Member of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and past President of the Kingston and St. Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) having served for four (4) terms from August, 1996 to September, 2000 and August 2004 to September 2008. He was a member of Jamaica’s 1977 World Cup Football Squad and also, an Analyst for TVJ’s World Cup 1998, CVM’s World Cup 2006 & 2014 and KLAS Sports Radio World Cup 2010 football coverage. Amb. Stephenson is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Liguanea, Kingston Cricket Club and Real Mona FC.

Ambassador Stephenson is married to Dawn and they are the proud parents of three (3) sons. He enjoys listening to music, playing dominoes and discussing public and world affairs.

Mr. Kurt Rattray, LL.B (UWI)

Kurt Rattray is engaged on contract as a full-time Tutor at the Law School. He teaches on both the Legal Drafting and Interpretation (first year) and Probate Practice and Procedure (second year) courses.

Mr. Rattray is a graduate of the Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies, and the Norman Manley Law School. He was called to the Jamaican Bar in 1984.

After a few years of private legal practice, he entered the Government Service, joining the Legal Reform Division (later the Legal Reform Department) of the Ministry of Justice. He was appointed Deputy Director of Legal Reform in 2002, and spent almost twenty years in the field of law reform.

During his employment to the Government, Mr. Rattray was significantly involved in the development of legislation to counter money laundering and the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT). He was appointed by the government as a legal examiner for the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (“CFATF”), a regional body which, inter alia, conducts a Mutual Evaluation programme to assess regional states’ compliance with international AML/CFT benchmarks.

As legal examiner, Mr. Rattray served as a member of three CFATF Mutual Evaluation panels, which assessed the AML/CFT regulatory framework of the British Virgin Islands, St. Kitts and Nevis and Barbados.

He also co-authored an article on the CFATF which was published in a special Caribbean edition of the Journal of Financial Crime.

Administrative Assistant
J. Karen Bailey, BSc (UWI), MSc (Surrey)

Mr. Byron Palmer, Librarian

J. Karen Bailey joined the Norman Manley Law School community as Administrative Assistant at the Legal Aid Clinic in June 2009. Ms. Bailey holds the B.Sc. (Management) degree from the University of the West Indies and the M.Sc. degree from the University of Surrey.

Mr. Byron Palmer, BA (LIU), MLS (UWI)

Mr. Byron Palmer, Librarian

Byron Palmer has been the Librarian of the Norman Manley Law School since 2007. He previously worked with the National Library of Jamaica, for 23 years, where he was Information Specialist with the Library Extension Services Dept; Head of Cataloguing Dept; Head of the Automated Systems Department; Information Network Manager with responsibility for the development and computerization of the National Information System, after which he was promoted to Deputy Director. He lectured on a part time basis at the Dept. of Library and Information Studies, University of the West Indies (UWI), 2004 – 2007.

He holds a Master’s degree as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Library Studies from the University of the West Indies. He also holds a BA, with honours, from Long Island University, New York, in philosophy with a minor in macroeconomics. He has a professional Certificate in Computer Networks Engineering from the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTECH), where he had previously done studies in programming languages when it was College of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST).

Mr. Palmer, a former president (2003) of the Library and Information Association of Jamaica (LIAJA), worships at the Edgewater Baptist Church and is a member of the Baptist Brotherhood.

Assistant Librarian
Miss Jeanne Slowe, BA (UWI), LLB (Lond.), MS (Pratt.)

Miss Jeanne Slowe started her career in librarianship at the National Library, Georgetown, Guyana (formerly the Carnegie Free Library).

In 1977, she joined the staff of the Norman Manley law School as Senior Library Assistant after graduating with a B.A. in Library Studies from the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. In 1986 she was awarded an OAS Fellowship which enabled her to graduate with the Master of Science in Library and Information Science (MSLIS) from Pratt Institute, New York. She was later appointed Assistant Librarian at the Law School.

In 2002 she completed studies for the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of London and subsequently gained the Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School in 2007. She was admitted to practice in Jamaica in the same year.

Miss Slowe served as Secretary of the Caribbean Association of Law Libraries (CARALL) from 1997 – 2000 and editor of the Association’s Bulletin from 1988 – 1990.

Ms. Fara Brown, LLB

Ms. Eulalie Greenaway, BA (UWI), LLB (UWI), MSc. (Strath)

Ms. Eulalie Greenaway, Tutor

Eulalie Greenaway holds a BA degree from the University of the West Indies, a First-Class Honours degree in law from the same institution, an MBA in International Business and International Marketing from the University of Strathclyde, and the Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School.

Ms. Greenaway has worked as the Registrar-General, and the Registrar of Companies, Trademarks & Patents, in the Government of Montserrat, and as a Magistrate in that territory. She has also been Senior Associate at Chancery Chambers in Barbados, and has worked as an Adjunct Lecturer and Course Director in Company Law and the Law of Corporate Insolvency for the LLB programme in the Faculty of Law, UWI, Cave Hill,Barbados.

Ms. Greenaway's areas of interest are Corporate and Commerical Law,Insolvency and Finance Law, and Property Law. In keeping with these interests, Ms. Greenaway teaches in the Advanced Corporate Insolvency Law and Law of Corporate Finance courses in the LLM programme at the UWI, and is a member of the Jamaica Insolvency Law Revision Committee.

Senior Tutor II
Mr. Peter Carson, BA, LLB, Dip in Legislative Drafting

Peter Carson is Senior Tutor II at the Norman Manley Law School. Mr. Carson, who holds the LL.B. degree from the University of the West Indies and the Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School, has taught at the Law School since 1974. In recent years, he has been Course Director in the courses, Landlord and Tenant (including Rent Restriction, Ejectment and Agricultural Holdings) and Legal Drafting and Interpretation. Mr. Carson is a Member of the Board of Directors, Museums of History and Ethnography, Jamaica. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of the West Indian Law Journal.

Ms. Yolande Whitely, BA (UWI), LLB (UWI), LLM (Westminister)

Ms. Yolande Whitely, BA (UWI), LLB (UWI), LLM (Westminister)

Ms. Yolande Whitely, who joined the staff of the Norman Manley Law School as a full-time Tutor in October 2012, is the Course Director for Civil Procedure and Practice II and conducts tutorials for Civil Procedure and Practice I ("CPI") having served as an Associate Tutor for CPI from 2003/2004 - 2012. Ms. Whitely obtained a scholarship for and completed her LLB (With Honours) at the University of the West Indies in 1996. She obtained the Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School and was admitted to practice in 1998 and commenced working in the litigation department of DunnCox that year. Ms. Whitely also practised as Legal Counsel at RBTT Bank Jamaica Limited and then GraceKennedy Limited until September 2011 when she obtained the Chevening Scholarship. She was admitted to the LLM programme at the University of Westminster, London which she completed with distinction in September 2012.