Civil & Commercial Litigation

Members of this department have the ability to combine exceptional trial and appellate capabilities with technical expertise and a practical understanding of the commercial and business environment in which our clients operate. The unique perspective these attorneys contribute to the firm's practice, benefiting our clients who know that they are hiring not just skilled litigators, but skilled litigators with knowledge of the industry, its history, and its players, since our litigators are recognized across the island as leaders in their field. We are particularly proud of having a Partner who was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1998 and who is an experienced, well-respected and highly sought after advocate by both public and private corporate entities and institutions, and who is the head of the Litigation Department.

Our litigators are highly skilled and have extensive experience in the complete spectrum of litigation services, including specialized services in

  • defamation
  • employment Law and Industrial Relations;
  • intellectual Property Litigation, including trademarks, copyrights and patents;
  • commercial Litigation including Banking and Finance;
  • insolvency;
  • applications for Judicial Review of the decisions of administrative and statutory tribunals;
  • building and Construction disputes;
  • maritime Law;
  • revenue offences; and
  • betting and gaming.

They have made appearances before statutory appeal tribunals as well as before all of Jamaica’s Courts, including the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in the United Kingdom which is Jamaica's highest appellate court. Our litigators have also acted as Counsel in the courts of other Caribbean territories.

DunnCox can provide the edge and efficiency that come from a rich mix of professional experience and practical understanding.