DunnCox, one of many longest established and largest full-service legislation corporations in Jamaica and the Caribbean, is celebrating 80 years of providing consumer options to difficult authorized points.
Working since 1942, DunnCox has developed a depth of experience that has been tough to match in another nation of the English-speaking Caribbean. They’ve efficiently acted for a sizeable pool of native and worldwide purchasers in nearly each space of business and company legislation, civil litigation, property legislation, and property planning.
The agency’s staff of seasoned litigators has efficiently appeared in varied landmark courtroom circumstances which have moulded the contours of Jamaican jurisprudence. Their industrial attorneys have additionally contributed to structuring industrial and monetary transactions of historic significance, in each decade of the agency’s existence.
Senior Accomplice Jerome Lee, who has been a companion since 1985, attributes the agency’s continued success to energetic adherence to its founding rules of reliability, confidentiality, teamwork and client-centred service.
“We continue to uphold the traditions, and we take care of our client’s business first. When new persons join the organisation, they are exposed and oriented to the organisation’s principles. They come on board and adopt the same type of approach, that becomes a part of them,” Lee mentioned.
By advantage of the service it gives, a legislation workplace is simply as sturdy because the companions and attorneys on the core of its operation. In response to Lee, the agency has a cadre of younger, brilliant and energetic attorneys and workers who will uphold the cherished traditions of the organisation.
“We have plans in place to deal with the passage of time. We have good people who will take over. I have every confidence that we will continue to provide excellent service for the next 80 years. We will just have to be flexible and meet the conditions as they change and continue to deliver the quality of service that the organisation is known for,” Lee mentioned.
On December 30, 1941, the inspiration stone of the agency was laid by its first companions, Harold Herbert Dunn, Henry ‘Harry’ Cox, and Colin ‘Roy’ Macaulay Orrett. After years of apply in different authorized partnerships, they mixed their abilities and expertise to kind what was to turn out to be a premier Caribbean establishment.
From inception, DunnCox attorneys have served nationwide and industrial pursuits by way of memberships on and affiliations with authorities advisory our bodies, the boards of statutory our bodies, and the boards of private and non-private corporations.
The agency has additionally targeted on the strategic addition of recent companions with specialised ability units and deliberate grooming of associates, which has ensured its steady provision of high-quality authorized providers to company and particular person purchasers.
Pauline Findlay, head of the agency’s Conveyancing Division, turned a companion in 1989. The agency, she mentioned, has had a superb fame and remains to be extremely regarded within the subject of legislation due to its strong practitioners and assist workers, that at all times ship the perfect service to its purchasers.
“With modern technology, and much quicker response times underpinning good practice, our standards have not changed. We are known for producing good quality, and our clients continue to expect the highest standards from us,” Findlay mentioned.
Famend industrial lawyer, Christopher Bovell, now appearing as a guide at DunnCox, has been a practising legal professional since 1961. His uncle, James ‘Jim’ Lycott Reece Bovell, joined the staff in 1944. Like his colleagues, Bovell envisions continued progress for the organisation within the years to return.
“I believe we have to make sure that we are ready to take on new challenges to meet the needs of the changing world. We will have to be up to date in our jobs as facilitators, and move with the changing times,” Bovell mentioned.