Practice Areas

Commercial

Anti-Money Laundering

MF&G advises clients on existing anti-money laundering legislation which seeks to prevent and detect money laundering and terrorist financing activities.

Aviation

MF&G advises and represents clients in the aviation industry in areas ranging from financing and development, security registration to divestment arrangements.

Banking

MF&G’s wide representation of entities licensed pursuant to the Banking Services Act across Jamaica—as well as multilateral lending institutions across the world—is unmatched.

Broadcasting & Telecommunications

The firm represents a number of the major broadcasting and telecommunications companies in Jamaica.

Competition, Consumer Protection and Product Registration

The attorneys within this practice group guide and advise companies, whether new or established or those seeking to do business in Jamaica, in relation to contracts relating to the sale and distribution of goods, title retention arrangements, import and export contracts and promotional and advertising arrangements.

Compliance, Work Permit & Immigration

We handle the incorporation of local private and public companies and the registration of overseas companies. This service includes the drafting of tailored Articles of Association to suit each entity. We attend to most corporate entities related filings including those for charities.

Construction

For clients in the construction industry, we facilitate the negotiation, settling and preparation of construction contracts—every step of the way from approvals to execution to dispute resolution.

Corporate Finance

MF&G provides representation to issuers and traders of corporate shares and securities.

Employment

Whether we are negotiating terms and conditions of employment, representing in unjustifiable dismissal and wrongful dismissal claims or everything in between, we help both employers and workers to get the best possible outcomes.

Energy

The firm represents investors and operating businesses in the fields of electricity generation, petroleum refinery, sales and distribution.

Environmental Law

The environmental practice team advises clients on issues related to land use, energy use and natural resources across Jamaica.

Financial Regulatory

From compliance to corporate structuring, the financial regulatory practice team guides financial entities in aspects of regulatory matters.

Gaming

The practice team is able to advise on the laws and regulations that apply to the gaming or casino industry.

Information Technology & Electronic Transactions

The information technology practice team advises on a broad range of technology contracts, e-commerce, online banking and much more.

Insolvency

Insolvencies are often complex undertakings that present practical and commercial problems. MF&G has over the years acted for creditors, liquidators, receivers, and debtors of all sizes, whether in relation voluntary or involuntary proceedings.

Insurance

The firm has acted for local and international insurance companies in matters ranging from regulatory requirements to product development.

Intellectual Property

MF&G supports its clients in all aspects of intellectual property, from trade marks to patent and copyright protection.

Mergers & Acquisitions

MF&G assists its local and international clients with takeovers—offering key advice on structures and logistics connected to these mergers and acquisitions.

Mining

The firm represents and advises private and corporate clients in all areas of mining, from obtaining licenses to establishing agreements with the Government and complex litigation.

Pensions

MF&G’s pension team regularly advises all parties: sponsor companies, trustees, administrators and investment managers.