Shanique Scott

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Shanique Scott

Partner/ Attorney-at-Law
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Shanique is a highly accomplished litigator with a wealth of expertise in the areas of commercial, banking and regulatory law. With an illustrious career spanning over 13 years, Shanique has appeared in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. She has successfully represented leading financial institutions and government agencies, guiding them through various complex and high stakes matters.

Shanique is a graduate of the Norman Manley Law School where she was the Valedictorian and is now tutoring Civil Practice and Procedure. She is also a member of the Jamaican Bar Association and Chairperson for the Membership Committee.

Her extensive experience, coupled with her sharp analytical skills and keen attention to detail, enables her to provide strategic advice and craft innovative legal solutions for her clients.

Outside of her legal pursuits, Shanique enjoys participating in marathons, playing touch rugby and reading.

Educational background

  • Master of Laws in Maritime Law, Queen Mary-University College London, 2020.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Commercial and Corporate Law, Queen Mary-University College London, 2019.
  • Legal Education Certificate, Norman Manley Law School, 2009.
  • Bachelor of Laws Degree (Hons), University of the West Indies – Cavehill, 2007.

Professional Skills

  • Contract Drafting, Negotiation and Review
  • Strong negotiator
  • Risk Identification and Management
  • Critical and Analytical Thinking
  • Effective research and analysis of complex legal issues

Career & Experience

  • Shanique has extensive experience in civil litigation and commercial law, including contract law, corporate and banking law, regulatory compliance.
  • Shanique has acted in matters relating to debt recovery, maritime law, defamation law, judicial review, employment law and intellectual property. She has also provided legal advice in relation to financial technology (fintech) strategies and transactions.
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Unit 9, 5 Lady Musgrave Rd, Kingston 5, Jamaica W.I.