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Congratulations Hon. Dorothy Pine-McLarty, O.J.

MF&G congratulates Hon. Dorothy Pine-McLarty, O.J., on being honoured by the Jamaican Bar Association for her contribution to the Jamaican bar. She has served, furthered and distinguished MF&G and the legal fraternity for decades. Dorothy joined the firm as an articled clerk in 1962 and was enrolled as a Solicitor in 1967. A lady of […]

Congratulations Ethan Sinclair

MF&G congratulates Ethan Sinclair, on being specially recognized by the Jamaican Bar Association for being in practice for over 50 years. Ethan was called to the Jamaican bar on February 18, 1971 and subsequently to the United Kingdom Bar in 1985. Ethan joined the firm in 1977 and has since been a pillar to the […]

Congratulations Sandra Minott-Phillips, Q.C.

  MFG congratulates its partner, Sandra Minott-Phillips, Q.C., on her appointment as a Justice of Appeal to the Court of Appeal of Belize. The appointment is part-time which means that Sandra will continue to maintain her vibrant litigation practice as counsel here in Jamaica while being called upon, intermittently throughout the year, to serve as […]

NOTICE: No Movement Days on August 29, 30 & 31, 2021.

The Government of Jamaica has declared as part of its COVID-19 containment measures that (with limited exceptions that do not apply to us) workplaces are to be closed at noon on August 27, 2021 to allow citizens to prepare for all island mandatory “No Movement Days” on August 29, 30 and 31, 2021. In keeping […]

No Movement Days Notice

The Government of Jamaica has declared that August 22 – 24, 2021 are mandatory no movement days across Jamaica. Our Attorneys and other members of staff, to the extent that they can, will be working from home on Monday August 23 and Tuesday August 24, 2021 but please understand that our response time may be […]

Congratulations Gina Phillipps Black

MF&G congratulates Gina Phillipps Black for being named as one of the IFLR Women Leaders for 2021. IFLR1000 Women Leaders are considered among the most prominent female lawyers working in the areas of law (financial and corporate transactions and contract, licensing and regulatory project work) within their jurisdictions. This is an elite group of lawyers […]

Current Travel Requirements for Travel to Jamaica

Effective March 4, 2021, all travellers to Jamaica, 12 years of age and over, regardless of nationality, will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test result to check in for a flight to Jamaica. The date of sample collection must be within 10 days of the travel date. There is a change that, effective […]

Approved COVID-19 Testing Options from the Ministry of Health & Wellness

As at January 28, 2021 the following entities are approved testing options by the Ministry of Health and Wellness: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Testing Method: Micro Labs Jamaica Website: www.microlabs.limited Email: info@microlabs.limited Email: sars-cov-2@microlabs.limited Phone: 876-926-6168, 876-952-5628, 876-956-3834 Carigen (Caribbean Genetics) Laboratory Website: www.caribbeangenetics.com Email: info@caribbeangenetics.com Phone: 876-977-4342, 876-935-8791 WhatsApp: 876-436-8955 Baywest Wellness Hospital Website: […]

NEW REQUIREMENT FOR TRAVEL TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: PROOF OF NEGATIVE PRE-DEPARTURE COVID-19 TEST OR DOCUMENTATION OF RECOVERY FROM COVID-19*

Effective at 12:01 am on January 26, 2021, the US will require a pre-departure COVID-19 Test or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 be done by all airline or other aircraft passengers two years of age or older, and therefore includes US citizens and permanent residents, arriving into the United States from any place that is […]