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Telephone: +1 (876) 952-1800
The Managing Partner is Clayton Morgan. He established the Firm in 1976 after being called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn, London and admitted to the Bar in Jamaica.
During his career at the Bar he has represented hundreds of Clients before the several Courts and Tribunals in Jamaica at the highest levels.
His current areas of practice are focussed on Real Estate and Commercial transactions. His experience in working with Real Estate Developers in obtaining land development approvals, registered Titles, mortgages and transfers of land spans several years. His practice is not only focused on high nett worth clients and projects but also on small and medium range income earners and projects. For example, interest free bridge financing is arranged for all qualified Clients who are first time low income purchasers, together with free legal advice on Real Estate transactions.
Mr. Morgan has, during his legal career, been involved in several professional and business activities. He is a co-founder and the first Managing Director of the Montego Bay Legal Aid Clinic and a former Secretary and Chairman of the Western Regional Rent Assessment Board. He has also been a member and Director of the Urban Development Corporation, The Police Services Commission, Parish Council Services Commission and the Montego Bay Cooperative Credit Union Limited.
He is currently a Director of Palm View Guest House Limited, Skyborne Limited, The St. James Police Civic Committee, a founding Trustee of Cornwall College Trust, and the founding Editor of “EQUITY” the quarterly newsletter of The Cornwall Bar Association.
Mr. Morgan holds membership in several local and overseas professional organisations, namely: The Jamaican Bar Association, The Cornwall Bar Association, The International Bar Association and The American Bar Association (Associate). He was a Vice President of The Jamaican Bar Association (2000-2003) and President of The Cornwall Bar Association (2002-2004 and 2006–2008). He was also a member of The General Legal Council (2004–2009). He was also a member of The General Legal Council an its Disciplinary Committee (2004-2009).
A member of the Royal Life Savings Society. He is the holder of the Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross and the Bars to Bronze Cross (swimming).
An accomplished Journalist and Ford Foundation Scholar, he is also the holder of a Diploma in Journalism from the London School of Journalism.
Over the years he has conducted research, hosted seminars and written articles on the following topics: “Update on FATCA” (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act); “Welcome to the World of FACTA”, “Obtaining Residency in the Cayman Islands”, “Probate and Administration of Estates in the Cayman Islands, and “The Canadian Legal Aid Systems.”
Mr. Morgan continues to play an active role in local and international professional and civic organisations.