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Firm Overview:
Myers, Fletcher & Gordon (MFG) is one of the largest and most respected commercial firms in Jamaica and the Caribbean Single Market. The firm, established in Jamaica in 1944, also has associated offices in London, England. The commercial department is known for its work in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, banking, energy, mining, structured finance, securities, financial regulation, intellectual property, gaming, pensions, tax, broadcasting and telecommunications, anti-money laundering, electronic transactions, insurance and insolvency.
MFG prides itself on having a pragmatic approach and being solution oriented and customer service driven. The department is comprised of individuals who are highly respected in their practice areas. Partners are also involved in public service and serve on various public bodies, for example, the Advisory Boards of Companies Office of Jamaica and the Jamaica Intellectual Property Office and Tax Administration Jamaica and have strong professional relationships that enhance the firm’s reputation and standing.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:  
Banking & Finance:

The firm acts for both borrowers and lenders in areas which include secured and unsecured loans, diverse financing arrangements; syndicated loans, repurchases and participation agreements.
Key Clients: Inter-American Development Bank, PROPARCO, National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCBJ) and NCB Financial Group Limited (NCBFG)
Contact: Gina Phillipps Black
Tel: 876 922 5860
Email: [email protected]  

Data Protection:
This is a developing area and legislation is imminent. MF&G provides advice to both local and international clients on issues regarding data protection, privacy and cybersecurity. The firm can assist with the drafting and/or reviewing of data protection policies, data processing and data transfer agreements as well as agreements with employees and third- party service providers. It can also conduct a data protection and privacy audit to ensure that your organisation is compliant with pending legislation.
Contact: Peter Goldson
Tel: 876 922 5860
Email: [email protected]  

Energy:
MFG represents investors and operating businesses in the fields of electricity generation, petroleum refinery, sales and distribution. MFG has continued its work in the diversification of the rapidly developing energy sector and has continued to represent clients in the provision of liquefied natural gas to Jamaica and Eight Rivers Energy Company Limited in the provision of renewable energy (solar) to Jamaica.
Contact: Gina Phillipps Black / Hilary Reid
Tel: 876 922 5860
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]  

Mergers & Acquisitions:
MFG represents local and international clients with mergers and acts for both vendors and purchasers of companies, with respect to share and asset acquisition. Additionally, MFG acts for financiers in merger and acquisitions both in Jamaica and internationally. MFG advises clients on issues such as corporate structure, tax, securities law, stock exchange rules, environmental liability, pensions and employment.
Key Clients: National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCBJ), Dolphin Cove, 1834 Investments Limited (formerly Radio Jamaica Limited) and the Gleaner Company Limited
Contact: Gina Phillipps Black
Tel: 876.922.5860
Email: [email protected]  

Litigation & Arbitration:
MFG’s attorneys appear regularly in local courts around Jamaica which are the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and the Parish Courts. Additionally, MFG’s attorneys also appear before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London (Jamaica’s final court of appeal). MFG regularly acts for clients in labour disputes and appears for clients before the Industrial Disputes Tribunal.
Key Clients: The University Hospital of the West Indies
Contact: Christopher Kelman
Tel: 876.922.5860
Email: [email protected]  

Real Estate:
MFG has acted for foreign investors and government institutions in transactions to acquire, dispose of, finance and develop residential and commercial property developments in Jamaica. MFG also acts for clients by settling property disputes arising from contract, boundary disputes, restrictive covenant modifications, environmental and planning issues and public and private nuisance complaints.
Key Clients: Island Wide Construction Limited
Contact: Krishna Desai
Tel: 876.922.5860
Email: [email protected]  

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General Business Law
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Jamaica

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Gina Phillipps Black
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Hilary Reid
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Noel Levy
Senior Statespeople
Peter Goldson
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Sandra Minott-Phillips QC
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Sandra Minott-Phillips QCGeneral Business Law: Dispute Resolution
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Hilary ReidGeneral Business Law
Peter GoldsonGeneral Business Law
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Gina Phillipps BlackGeneral Business Law

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