We are pleased to welcome three associates – Ms. Jennifer Scott-Taggart; Mr. Kristopher Brown; and Mr. Jonathan Morgan to our Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Department, effective January 1, 2015.
Jennifer Scott-Taggart holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of East Anglia, England; a Master of International Laws Degree from the University of Bristol, England and is a graduate of the BPP (London) and Norman Manley Law Schools. Ms. Scott-Taggart was called to the Bar in England and Wales in 2011 and to the Jamaican Bar in 2013. She is a member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, the International Bar Association and the Bar Council of England and Wales. Her experience spans commercial and civil litigation matters including: commercial and contract law; employment and industrial law; tort law and personal injury; insurance law; maritime law; construction law; land law and commercial leases; administrative law and natural justice. She also has experience in mediation and negotiation and has worked with Amnesty International in their East Africa Office in Uganda and has advocated on their behalf, including at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. She has also represented Appellants in Social Security and Housing Tribunals in the UK.
Kristopher Brown is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and the Norman Manley Law School and was called to the Jamaican Bar in 2014. Mr. Brown is a recipient of the Governor General’s Achievement Award for the parish of Clarendon for excellence in leadership, community service and academics. He has a passion for helping others and has formed mentorship programmes to assist students in their academic development. Mr. Brown does significant work with the Rotary Club of New Kingston and participates in other various community outreach programmes in Kingston and Clarendon. Mr. Brown has lectured CAPE Law at the Pre-University School (Pre-UWI) and is a past member of the Jamaica Youth Chorale and the University of the West Indies Chorale. Mr. Brown holds a Certificate in Copyright Law from the Harvard Law School and received the Richard Wayne Lee Memorial Prize for his involvement in students’ activities, student welfare, and interest in the Norman Manley Law School. Mr. Brown’s areas of practice include civil and commercial litigation, family law, sports law, employment law and industrial relations.
Jonathan Morgan was called to the Jamaican and Trinidad and Tobago Bars in 2014 and is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Department. Mr. Morgan is a former President of the Youth of the United Nations Group-Trinidad and Tobago, and has served as a volunteer of both Circle K International (Barbados) and the youth branch of Rotary International (Trinidad and Tobago). Mr. Morgan is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and the Norman Manley Law School. Throughout his studies, Mr. Morgan has demonstrated his enthusiasm for legal research and advocacy by participating in the 2007 Model United Nations Assembly (Trinidad), the 2009 Youth Forum of the 5th Summit of the Americas (Trinidad), the 2012 World Universities Debating Championship (Antalya, Turkey), and the 2013 and 2014 Phillip C. Jessup, International Moot Court Competitions (Washington D.C., U.S.A.). In addition to receiving accolades in debating and public speaking, Jonathan Morgan was a CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank Scholar (2011). Mr. Morgan’s practice covers general litigation including debt collection, labour disputes, personal injury matters and contractual disputes. Before joining DunnCox, Jonathan worked at the Law Office of Dr. Claude Denbow, S.C. in Trinidad where he gained legal training and exposure to complex civil and commercial litigation matters.