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 and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
Sagicor Bank Jamaica Ltd. v Harley Corporation Guarantee Trust Company Limited  JMCA Civ 36
Successful Appeal by our client, Sagicor Bank Jamaica Ltd., against a decision of the lower court refusing the bank’s summary judgment application.
Kingsley Chin v Andrews Memorial Hospital Limited  JMCA App
Unsuccessful Appeal to challenge decision in favour of our client, Andrews Memorial Hospital, that the hospital’s decision to revoke the Appellant’s clinical privileges which was governed by a contract between him and the hospital, was not susceptible to judicial review.
Deborah Chen v University of the West Indies  JMCA Civ 19
Unsuccessful Appeal upholding a decision in favour of our client, the University of the West Indies, refusing a claim for constitutional remedy, since an alternative remedy was available to the Appellant.
University Hospital Board of Management v Dr Sandra Williams-Phillips
Successful trial on behalf of our client, the University Hospital of the West Indies, on a claim for alleged wrongful dismissal. The claim failed on the basis that the claimant was not an employee but was an independent contractor.
CAROL BLAKE V THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BOARD OF MANAGEMENT CLAIM NO. 2013 HCV04203
Successful trial outcome for our client, the University Hospital Board of Management, in a medical negligence claim
Southern Recycling LLC v Avra Towage BV (Owners of the North Tug) Claim No. A00003/2012
Landmark case in the Admiralty Court on behalf of our client, the Owners of the Tug North, a motor vessel that was arrested following a maritime accident, in which, the court enunciated the principles upon which a motor vessel will be released from arrest.
CABLEMAX LIMITED, JT CABLE LIMITED AND STONY HILL CABLE SERVICES LIMITED V LOGIC ONE LIMITED  JMCA CIV 14
Successful Defence in the Court of Appeal of a decision of a judgment in the Supreme Court for our client, Logic One Limited, in a breach of contract claim
JAMAICAN BAR ASSOCIATION 2003-2008
Member of council
DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL LEGAL COUNCIL, 2008-2021
UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES FACULTY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, MEDICAL LAW, 2008-2021
Certificate of Legal Education 1996
Bachelor of Laws (LL. B)