Academic and Senior Administrative Staff
- Principal: Ms. Carol Aina, BA, FCIArb
- Senior Tutor II: Mr. George Belnavis, LLB (UWI)
- Senior Tutor II: Mr. Peter Carson, BA, LLB, Dip in Legislative Drafting
- Senior Tutor Emerita: Miss Dorcas White, LLB (UWI)
- Director, Legal Aid Clinic: Mr. Maurice Saunders, LLB (UWI)
- Tutor: Ms. Fara Brown, LLB
- Tutor: Mr. Norman Davis, LLB (UWI)
- Tutor: Ms. Eulalie Greenaway, BA (UWI), LLB (UWI), MSc. (Strath)
- Tutor: Mrs. Audrey Welds, LLB (UWI), LLM (UWI)
- Tutor: Ambassador Stewart Stephenson, BSc (UWI), LLB (UWI)
- Tutor: Mr. Terrence Williams, LLB (UWI)
- Tutor: Ms Nancy Anderson, LLB (UWI)
- Tutor: Ms. Tania Mott, BSC, LLB, and MBA
- Registrar: Mr. Michael Martin, BSc Econ.
- Assistant Registrar: Miss Beverley Phillips, JP, BA, MSc
- Administrative Assistant, Legal Aid Clinic: Mrs. J. Karen Bailey, BSc (UWI), MSc (Surrey)
- Librarian: Mr. Byron Palmer, BA (LIU), MLS (UWI),
- Assistant Librarian: Miss Jeanne Slowe, BA (UWI), LLB (Lond.), MS (Pratt.)
- Ms. Yolande Whitely, BA (UWI), LLB (UWI), LLM (Westminister)
- Tutor: Mr. Kurt Rattray, LLB
- 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
- The Hon. Michael Hylton, OJ, QC
- Mr. Patrick Foster, QC
- Mr. Allan Wood, QC
- Ambassador A.B. Stewart Stephenson
- Mr. Kirk Anderson
- Mr. Courtney Bailey
- Mr. George Belnavis
- 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
- 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. Marjorie Shaw-Currie
- Mr. Richard Small
- Mr. Jerome Spencer
- Mr. Winston Taylor
- Mrs. Julie Thompson-James
- Miss Dorcas White
- Mr. Wendell Wilkins
- Mr. Ian Wilkinson
- Mr. Alexander Williams
- Mr. Clyde Williams
- Mr. Kevin Williams
- Mr. Terrence Williams
- Ms. Maliaca Wong
- Mrs. Heather Aarons, Accounting Officer
- Miss. Rosemarie Antiga, Library Assistant I
- Ms. Karen Bailey, Principal’s Assistant (Actg.)
- Ms. Jose Bailey, Administrative Assistant II
- Mrs. Sharon Biggs-Kirkland, Exec. Secretary to the Registrar
- Miss. Carol Brown, Library Assistant I
- Miss Latoya Buchanan, Office Attendant
- 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
- 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
- Mr. Karl Simpson, Library Assistant
- Lisa Vernon, Library Assistant III
- Barbara Waul, Senior Secretary
- Andrew Walker, Chief Office Attendant,
- 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 II
Mr. George Belnavis, LLB (UWI)
Mr. George Belnavis who tutors at the Legal Aid Clinic is the Senior Tutor II at the Norman Manley Law School. His history in the legal profession reads as follows:
|1970-1973||University of the West Indies - LL.B. (Hons)|
|1973-1975||Norman Manley Law School - Certificate of Legal Education.|
|1975-1978||Clerk of the Courts for the parishes of Clarendon, Saint Mary, Saint Andrew, Kingston|
|1978-1980||Crown Counsel - Office of the Director of Public Prosecution|
|1980-1983||Associate, Abendana and Abendana Attorneys at Law, Saint Mary|
|1983-1991||Engaged in private practice - active in criminal law, civil law, family law, succession law, law of tort, law of contact and labour law|
|1991-||Tutor, Legal Aid Clinic - advises students and members of the public on civil, criminal, labour, succession and conveyancing law.|
Mr. Belnavis who was appointed Senior Tutor II in March, 2009 is a member of the Jamaica Bar Association and the Advocates Association, the Norman Manley Law School representative to the Council of Legal Education, and the Norman Manley Law School representative to West Indies Group of University Teachers.
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)
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)
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 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. 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 Chairman of the Board of the Companies Office of Jamaica.
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 from February, 1999 to December, 2000. He also served as Jamaica’s representative 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, Consumer Protection and Dumping & Subsidies. He was subsequently appointed to serve for five (5) years as a Commissioner of the CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) based in Suriname in January, 2008. A member of the Lay Magistrates Association of Jamaica, Amb. Stephenson was commissioned as a Justice of the Peace for the parish of Saint Andrew 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 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.
J. Karen Bailey, BSc (UWI), MSc (Surrey)
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)
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.
Miss Beverley Phillips, JP, BA, MSc
Ms. Beverley Phillips has been employed as Assistant Registrar of the Norman Manley Law School (Council of Legal Education), Mona Campus, (Jamaica) since 1991, and was previously employed by The University of the West Indies in various Administrative capacities.
She established the Placement Bureau in 1994/1995, and has facilitated her brain-child - the “Protocol and Professional Etiquette Programme” at NMLS since 1999/2000 (gratis). Moreover, she does Event Planning; and has been a Counsellor at the Law School since 1998.
She graduated from The UWI (Mona Campus) with the M.Sc. Degree in Government by thesis (specializing in Public Administration); and the B.A. (Hons.) in Social Sciences/History. She has attained numerous certificates including the Certificate in Professional Make-up Artistry (Distinction) and the certificate in Advanced Neuropsychology and Counselling (Distinction).
Ms. Phillips qualified as an International Protocol and Corporate Etiquette Consultant at the prestigious Protocol School of Washington (USA). She has trained under Merrick Needham, OD, MVO, Protocol and Logistics Consultant (Jamaica), Ambassador Elinor Phillips Sherlock, former Jamaican Ambassador to Cuba /Chief of State Protocol, OPM, Jamaica, and world-renowned Grantley McIntyre, Image/Make-up Consultant to Katie Courie, CBS-TV Anchorwoman (USA).
A JP for St. Andrew, her professional associations include National Résumé Writers’ Association - USA (NWRA), Lay Magistrates’ Association, St.Andrew, Jamaica and the UWI Mentorship Programme.
An aficionado of Genealogical Research, Family Historiography, Event Planning and Fund-raising: her two books “The Heron Intrigue: 1066-present - Vols. 1- 4” and “The House that Ortanique Built: The Life of David Daniel Phillips – Jamaican Church Leader, Politician, Senior Lay Magistrate and Agricultural Leader: 1865-1955” will be published in 2010
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. Eulalie Greenaway, BA (UWI), LLB (UWI), MSc. (Strath)
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.
Mr. Terrence Williams, LLB (UWI)
Mr. Terrence Williams joins the law school after 20 years of practice as counsel in Jamaica and the Virgin Islands (UK) as well as being lead counsel in a handful of cases at the Privy Council. He is a graduate of the School’s class of 1990 having completed his law degree at UWI, Cave Hill in 1988.
After graduation Mr Williams served as a public prosecutor in Jamaica’s Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) rising to the position of Assistant DPP. Thereafter there was a five-year stint in private practice followed by 10 years in the Virgin Islands. Mr Williams was the first DPP of the Virgin Islands.
Dr. Shazeeda Ali, LLB (UWI), LLM (Cantab.), Phd (Lond.)
Dr. Shazeeda Ali lectures full-time at the Norman Manley Law School. Dr. Ali holds the LL.B. degree from the University of the West Indies, the LL.M. from Cambridge, and the PhD in law from London University. She placed first in her class when she was a student at the Norman Manley Law School.
For 6 years, Dr. Ali worked as a technical advisor in the Attorney General's Chambers of Jamaica. She is the Course Director for Legal Aspects of Corporate Misconduct in the LLM programme at the Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies. Dr. Ali is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Financial Crime and the Journal of Money Laundering Control and she is also a member of the Editorial Board of the West Indian Law Journal. She is the author of the book Money Laundering Control in the Caribbean (Kluwer Law International, London, 2003) and is the editor of the book Risky Business: Perspectives on Corporate Misconduct, which is due to be published in summer 2010.
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.
Mr. Michael Martin, BSc. Econ. (Accts.) (UWI)
Mr. Michael Martin was appointed to the position of Registrar at the Law School in January 2001. He graduated from St George’s College and the University of the West Indies with a BSc. Economics (Accts.) in 1970. In 1993 he attended the 73rd session of the Senior Executive Development Programme at the Banff School of Advanced Management (BSAM) in Alberta, Canada. BSAM is a cooperative undertaking of the Universities of Alberta, British Columbia, Calgary, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Mr Martin’s professional career, since graduation, includes a number of financially oriented and general management appointments over 30 years prior to his appointment at NMLS.
- Accounts Payable and General Accounting Manager at the Jamaica Telephone Company.
- Cost Accountant & Chief Cost Accountant at the Prices Commission.
- Financial Manager, Group Finance Director, Deputy Managing Director of the Jamaica Commodity Trading Company a member of the then State Trading Corpn. Group.
- Treasurer of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica.
- General Manager of the Petroleum Company of Jamaica.
- Chief Executive Officer of DunnCox.
Mr. Martin is an active member of the Credit Union movement. He has served as Asst. Treasurer and a member of the Board of the national umbrella body, the Jamaica Credit Union League. He also continues to contribute on the Delinquency and Space Committees of the largest Credit Union in the West Indies, COK Sodality Co-op Credit Union, where up to 2006 he served on the Board of Directors, in a number of capacities, for 29 years.
A Rotarian, Mr. Martin is a Past President of the Rotary Club of St. Andrew North. During his term as President, the club joined with the CHASE Fund to provide furnishings for the computer lab and library at the Early Childhood Centre of the Shortwood Teachers College.