Provided by W John Vassell KC
John Vassell has wide experience and expertise in all areas of Civil Litigation with a specialist practice in commercial litigation, including insolvency, banking, insurance, defamation admiralty, mining, intellectual property, litigation, trusts and administrative law.
John has appeared in complex and multifaceted litigation matters before the Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica, the Court of Appeal of Jamaica and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in the United Kingdom. He has been successful in a number of high profile cases, some of which have received landmark decisions.
He also appears before Statutory Appeals Tribunals on appeals from decisions of public bodies; as well as appearing before international tribunals; he argues in various Arbitration Proceedings as well as in appeals to the Supreme Court from Arbitration Awards. He has appeared before our local Courts in Election Petition matters; as well as represented regulatory authorities in tribunal matters.
John is experienced in conducting complex fraud litigation involving international organizations. He also advises and prepares opinions for major Jamaican and international financial and manufacturing institutions, media houses, insurers, statutory bodies and hoteliers
John attained the rank of King’s Counsel in 1998.
John Vassell KC is a longstanding lawyer who is highly reputed for his civil litigation practice. He holds particular experience in appeals before national and international tribunals.