Archives: Attorneys

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  • Christopher E. Kelman

    Christopher E. Kelman

    Chris is the Firm’s Managing Partner and a senior civil litigator with over 26 years of experience.  He served as Head of the Firm’s Litigation Department for 9 years. Chris has a wealth of knowledge in his practice areas and has appeared in landmark trial and appellate cases at the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal…

  • Simone Bowie Jones

    Simone Bowie Jones

    Simone Bowie Jones joined MFG in 2005 and is a Partner in the firm’s Commercial Department. Simone advises businesses on local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, exempt distributions and other forms of corporate finance. She also guides clients in the regulated sectors namely, fintech, banking and securities. Results Amalgamation of the material business of jamaica…

  • Krishna Desai

    Krishna Desai

    Krishna joined MFG in 2010 where he made Partner in the litigation department before moving to the firm’s Property and Estates Department which he now heads. Prior to practicing law Krishna worked in the public sector and as a private consultant in Jamaica, the wider Caribbean and the United Kingdom where he provided technical advice…

  • Stephanie Ewbank

    Stephanie Ewbank

    Stephanie joined MFG in 2015 and is a Partner in the firm’s Litigation Department. She represents and guides clients in litigating and negotiating complex commercial disputes, with a focus on attaining practical and effective results. Results Gloria Chung et al v Michael Chung & Mikol Investments Limited [2018] JMCC Comm 28  Team Member Successful oppression…

  • Gavin Goffe

    Gavin Goffe

    Gavin Goffe is the Head of the Litigation Department and the Industrial Relations Practice Group.  He is one of the most successful litigators in Employment Law and Public Law, with several landmark decisions under his belt.  Results Parkins et al v Cari-Med Group Limited and Kirk-FP Limited [2021] JMSC Civ 183 Lead Counsel Successful defence…

  • Peter Goldson

    Peter Goldson

    Peter Goldson joined MFG in 1988 and became a Partner in 1994. Peter is a Partner in the firm’s Commercial Department and is the head of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice. He is the former Managing Partner, former Head of the Commercial Department and is now the firm’s Senior Partner. He advises clients on a wide range of commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, hotel developments and sales, pensions, intellectual property, project…

  • Helen Liu

    Helen Liu

    Helen Liu joined MFG in 2016 and is a Partner in the Commercial Department. Her practice includes general commercial law with a focus on intellectual property, pensions, product registration and environmental law. Results Development Bank of Jamaica Limited Team Member MFG acted for the Development Bank of Jamaica in relation to a Request for Proposals…

  • Sandra Minott-Phillips, K.C.

    Sandra Minott-Phillips, K.C.

    Sandra is a former Head of our Litigation Department and is the firm’s senior King’s Counsel.  Her forte is commercial litigation which she frequently conducts from a position at the helm of cross-departmental attorney teams. Results Sanctuary Systems Limited et al v Dennis Constanzo et al unreported decision of the Supreme Court [2009] HCV 04344…

  • Amanda Montague

    Amanda Montague

    Amanda joined the Firm in 2016 and is a Partner in our Litigation Department. She heads the Aviation Litigation team and is a leader in the Admiralty Litigation group.  Her core practice is focused on aviation, superyachts, shipping, banking, cross-border litigation and high net-worth estates.  She is an experienced litigator with a practical and results-driven…

  • Gina Phillipps Black

    Gina Phillipps Black

    Gina Phillipps Black joined MFG in 1991. She is a Partner and the Head of the firm’s Commercial Department. Gina advises on local and cross border mergers and acquisitions and a range of corporate finance and regulatory matters affecting those in the financial services sector, including anti-money laundering. Results REPRESENTED HINDUJA GLOBAL SOLUTION Lead Counsel…