DunnCox is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Jamaica and the Caribbean. Founded in 1942, this full service firm provides the highest quality service in all areas of corporate and commercial law, including civil litigation, industrial disputes, conveyancing and administration of estates. With a specialized approach to practice, DunnCox has an established reputation for the integrity and professional skill of its attorneys, for delivering sound advice and value added service to clients who include major listed and unlisted public companies, large private international companies, international funding agencies, banking and other financial institutions and government agencies.
The firm’s commercial group includes practitioners who are well-known for their great skill in dealing with complex commercial issues. Amongst other things, the team advises on the incorporation and organization of companies, joint ventures, negotiating and drafting of commercial agreements, mergers and acquisitions, securities, amalgamation and reorganization of companies, corporate finance, franchising, bankruptcy, insolvency, pensions, intellectual property rights and issues, banking, finance/capital markets and project financing.
Members of the firm’s litigation group have successfully litigated many high profile cases, including several landmark decisions. Our litigation team is led by one of Jamaica’s foremost Queen's Counsel. The team advises and represents clients through various levels of advocacy at Jamaica's Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, Jamaica’s court of final appeal. Our litigators are known to combine trial and appellate capabilities with an in-depth understanding of business and commercial imperatives.
Our Conveyancing/Real Estate group has vast experience in all aspects of real estate transactions and estate planning including: acquisition and disposal of residential properties, subdivisions and commercial projects; joint ventures; schemes and developments; construction projects and contracts; leases; real estate management; cross-border transactions; mortgages; compliance issues; preparation and interpretation of wills; contentious and non-contentious administration proceedings; and powers of attorney.
Chambers & Partners Global and IFLR 1000, two international guides to the world’s leading law firms recognise DunnCox as a market leader in corporate & commercial law. The firm is also a member of TerraLex, a worldwide association of leading Attorneys-at-Law.