DunnCox has a team of thirty attorneys-at-law practicing in the areas of Offshore Services, Venture Capital, Company and Commercial Law including Mergers and Acquisitions and Public Listings, Real Estate, Litigation, Industrial Relations & Labor Law, Taxation, Banking, Intellectual Property, Admiralty, Mining, Probate, Administration and Trusts and Estate Planning. The firm is divided into three departments, namely Corporate/Commercial; Conveyancing/Probate, Administration and Trusts; and Litigation.
Founded in 1942, DunnCox is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Jamaica and the Caribbean.
With an established reputation for the integrity and professional skill of its members, the firm has a reputation for delivering sound, timely advice and value added service to clients who include major Jamaican listed and unlisted public companies, large private international companies, international funding agencies, banking and other financial institutions and government agencies. The firm has distinguished itself by acting for a range of domestic financial institutions and companies and international corporations who are mainly from Canada, Switzerland, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. The clients' satisfaction has always been the principal focus of our firm.
All Attorneys have considerable expertise regarding recent and current developments in applicable legislation and government practice in the region. Several of the firm’s Attorneys have presented on commercial and litigation issues at conferences and have published articles on various areas of corporate and commercial law in local, regional and international publications. Based on their professional backgrounds, DunnCox Attorneys have also acted as representatives in deliberations before the Jamaican Parliament in drafting certain legislation including the current Companies Act.
Members of the firm’s large and strong practice group have been successful in a number of high profile litigation cases, some of which have been landmark decisions. The firm is particularly proud of having a Partner who has been appointed Queen’s Counsel, who heads our litigation department and provides advocacy at Jamaica’s Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
Most recently, DunnCox has also received top rankings in the Chambers & Partners Global 2011 and the 2012 edition of International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR1000).