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 in relation to housing, resort, port, and highway developments, and also advice on natural resource management, energy and related carbon management issues.
West Indies Petroleum South Terminal
Obtained free zone status and fiscal incentives for this 600,000 barrel marine terminal.
M/V Trading Fabrizia
Represented ship owner in a matter that involved arrest, multiple cautions against release, and which led to sale pendente lite at auction (US$10.3M).
Leebert Smith v RCL Limited t/a First Choice Goods
Advocate for the defendant who prevailed in this civil trial on a submission of no case to answer.
BTP Lot 9 Limited SEZ
Advised and represented the purchaser in acquiring the shares of a tech park company operating in a free zone/special economic zone.
Playa Hotels & Resorts, N.V.
Environmental and Planning lead on transaction team for the purchaser of lands and 5 hotels as a going concern (in 2018) for US$300M and resale of the land assets for 2 hotels (in 2020) for US$60M.
Advisory Board of the Forestry Agency
Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation
JamaicaN Institute of Environmental Professionals
JamaicaN Bar Association Constitutional Law Committee
Member and former Convenor
JamaicaN Bar Association Maritime Law Committee
Certificate of Legal Education, Norman Manley Law School, Jamaica
Bachelor of Laws, 2(i), University of the West Indies, Barbados
Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (Practitioner Member/PIEMA)
Master of Marine Management, Dalhousie University, Canada
Bachelor of Science 2(i), University of the West Indies, Jamaica
Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment