John G. Leiba

John Leiba was called to the Jamaican Bar in 1973 and is the firm’s current Managing Partner. A member of the firm’s Conveyancing Department, John also serves on several Boards including Carimed Limited, Real Estate Board, Strata Corporation Board, the General Legal Council, Council of the Jamaican Bar Association, Scout Association of Jamaica, St. Jago High School Foundation and Special Olympics Jamaica. He is a member of the Jamdammers Running Club, the Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association and the St. Jago Past Students Association. John is also an active age group runner and has run several marathons and half marathons and also won several first places in his age group division. He is the Manager of St. Jago High School Track and Field Team and the Director of the highly successful Middle Distance Programme.


John is a graduate of the College of Law, London and is qualified as a Solicitor.


John has considerable experience in conveyancing, real estate, mortgage financing, security documentation for banks and building societies. He also has considerable experience in the sales and acquisitions of aircrafts. His primary areas of practice are:
  • mortgage financing, including residential mortgage financing through building societies and commercial banks;
  • real estate issues including providing legal advice on large real estate transactions acting for vendors or purchasers;
  • housing developments including subdivisions, strata titling, splinter titling, drafting and negotiating agreements pertaining to land acquisition and unit construction;
  • real estate lease transactions;
  • commercial building developments, including sales and acquisitions of holdings and interests;
  • joint venture agreements.

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(876) 922-1500 Phone
City: 48 Duke Street,
Kingston, Jamaica

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