Lisa Rhooms is an Associate in our Commercial Department. Lisa was called to the Bar in November 2014 and in December 2016, graduated from Queen Mary University of London, where she was awarded a Master of Laws degree in Intellectual Property Law, achieving distinctions in Copyright and Trade Mark law. While at Queen Mary, she also served as an Honorary Assistant Editor of the Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property.
Prior to this, Lisa pursued her Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of the West Indies, Mona, where she was heavily involved in the extra-curricular activities of the faculty, serving in various capacities, including two terms as treasurer of the newly established Mona Law Society. While at the Norman Manley Law School, she also served on several committees, including the entertainment, scholarship and bursaries and libraries and mooting committees. In 2013, Lisa co-authored and co-produced the law school’s annual student theatrical performance “Silk”, and in 2014, sat as a co-chair of the Norman Manley Lecture Committee, an annual lecture held in honour of the late National Hero. On graduation from the law school, she was a recipient of the Richard Wayne Lee Memorial (Special) Prize for participation in protocol and etiquette, student welfare and showing an interest in the law school.
Lisa has a passion for Intellectual Property and Media law, and is committed to seeing IP rights thrive in Jamaican law and culture. In her spare time, she is a keen writer, enjoys traveling and is a history enthusiast.