JAMELA  A. ALI

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Welcome to a Guyana Lawyer Web site!

Ms. Jamela A. Ali, LL.B. (Hons.) (UWI), LL.M. (Legislative Drafting) (UWI)

Legal services offered include Contract Negotiations, Mining Law & AgreementsConveyancing, Property matters, Trademarks,  AdoptionsDivorcesProbates of Wills and AdministrationMoney ClaimsFormation of CompaniesMediation and Real Estate. see contact below.

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS/SYMPOSIUMS ATTENDED

20-12 January 2017 - Seminar on New Civil Procedure Rules 2016 - by the Honourable Sir Dennis Bryron,(President, CCJ), Justices Saunders (CCJ) and Pemberton, J.A. (Trinidad Court of Appeal) hosted by The Judicial Education Institute and the Supreme Court of Guyana in collaboration with the Caribbean Court of Justices/Jurist Project.

18-20 January 2017 - CPR related Mediation Training sessions by the Honourable Justice John Clifford Wallace, a Judge of the Ninth Circuit Court of the United States of America.

4 January 2017 - Civil Procedure Rules 2016 orientation programme by Mr. Anthony Ross, QC.

18 November 2016 - Seminar on Governance of the Petroleum Sector - "Preparing for First Oil" - Legal framework and Contract Negotiation - hosted by Ministry of Natural Resources Chatam House, Commonwealth Secretariat, and Natural Resources Governance Institute.

11 August 2015 - Presentation on "Continuing Legal Professional Development: the Jamaica model" by Hon. Michael Hylton, O.J, Q.C. - hosted by Impact Justice Project and the Guyana Bar Association.

3 April 2014 - Lecture on Rights of Women/Families and access to Justice by Madame Claire L'Heureux Dube - Supreme Court of Canada (ret) and on Fundamental rights and the Courts by Mr Carl A. Singh, Chancellor of the Judiciary of Guyana - hosted by Justice Institute Guyana and Canadian High Commission.

18 March 2014 - Seminar on Domestic Violence/Abuse in Guyana - Facilitators: Mr. Mark Guthrie, Legal Advisor, Legal and Constitutional Affairs Division, Commonwealth Secretariat, London, Justice Margaret Ramsay-Hale of the Turks and Caicos Islands, Justice Shamin Qureshi, Director of Programmes for Commonwealth Magistrates' and Judges' Association, London, Mrs Dianne Douglas, Clinical Psychologist, Trinidad & Tobago and Ms Karen DeSouza, Red Thread, Guyana - hosted by Supreme Court of Guyana and Commonwealth Secretariat.

22 November 2013 - Seminar on Anti-Money Laundering Risks for Lawyers - by Toussant Boyce, Attorney at Law & Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) - hosted by GBA.

2 February 2013 - Training on the new Family Court Rules hosted by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the Judiciary of Guyana by Justice Robin Mohamed of Trinidad.

6 July 2012 - Launch of colloquium on Gender, Domestic Violence Justice Robin Mohamed of Trinidadand the Courts hosted by UN Women and the Supreme Court of Guyana.

9 March 2012 - Presentation in aid of Social Work Week hosted by Guyana Association of Professional Social Workers (GAPSW) under the theme "The Impact of Social Work in an ever changing Society."

January 2012 - Attended presentation on "The Role of the Attorney at Law in the Mediation process" by the Hon Madam Justice Charmaine Pemberton, High Court Judge, Supreme Court, Trinidad.

19 January 2012 - Attended follow up session on Financial Sustainability Work plan for the Mediation Institute of Guyana Inc. (MIG) with Consultant Shannon E. St. John. Produced the Expenses, Revenue and Financial Sustainability Work Plan for 2012 for MIG.

‎14 December 2011 - Attended a CSO Visibility Workshop to enhance Guyanese CSO's Visibility & Media Outreach Capacities conducted by Mr. Abraham and funded by USAID-GEP.

25 November 2011 - Speech and participation in Panel Discussion for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women hosted by Guyana Association of Professional Social Workers in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund under the theme "Commit Act & Demand: We can Stop Violence Against Women."

‎9 & 14 November 2011 – Participated in two sessions of Financial Sustainability Planning for Non-Governmental Organisations in Guyana conducted by Consultant Shannon E. St. John and developed a draft expenses and revenue worksheet plan for MIG 2012.

28 October 2011 - Mediation Forum under the theme "Embracing the Potential of Mediation" hosted by the Mediation Institute of Guyana Inc. (MIG) for Judges and Attorneys at Law at Georgetown Club, Guyana with a presentation by Mr. Justice Vasheist Kokoram.

28 October 2011 - Mediation Forum under the theme "Embracing the Potential of Mediation" hosted by the Mediation Institute of Guyana Inc. (MIG) at Oceanview Hotel, Guyana with presentations by Mr. Carl A. Singh, Chancellor of the Judiciary of Guyana, Mr. Justice Vasheist Kokoram, Chairman of the Mediation Board of Trinidad & Tobago and Ms. Jamela A. Ali, President, MIG.

25 October 2011 - Training session on Family Court and customer service training hosted by the Judiciary and CIDA. Consultants were Russ Grant from Canada and Stephanie Burke from Trinidad who discussed the Family Court in Trinidad.

24 September 2011 - Seminar on New Children's Legislation hosted by GAWL.

3-4, 6 June 2011 - Negotiation Leadership Training conducted by Dr. Daniella Fridl and Ms. Jayne Nucete, of CIDCM and ICONS Project, sponsored by USAID/GEP, Guyana. Awarded a Certificate on completion.

28-30 April, 2011 - Training in Advanced Participation Methods (APM) conducted by Trevor Spence of Tetra Tech ARD, sponsored by USAID/GEP, Guyana. Awarded a Certificate on completion.

25 November 2010 - Seminar on Elimination of Domestic Violence against Women hosted Mothers' Union Diocese - Address by Hon Madame Desiree Bernard, Judge of the CCJ

19 November 2010 - Caricom Competition Economics and Caribbean Regulatory Economics Training Session

30 July 2010 - Caricom Civil Society Project in the Caribbean Integration Process - including the Caricom Single Market and Economy (CSME) – Guyana’s Consultation

7 July 2010 – IDB Guyana Consultations on new draft policy “Gender Equality in Development”.

30 June 2010 - Public Forum on Alternative Dispute Resolution held by the United Nations Association of Guyana (UNAG) and the Guyana Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) and sponsored by USAID.

4 December 2009 - Workshop on Reform of Deeds Registry Business Registration & Incorporation Processes sponsored by USAID Guyana Threshold Country Plan/ Implementation Project (GTCP/IP) - Guyana.

12 August 2009 - Workshop on Competition Law and Policy in Caricom sponsored by Guyana and Caricom Competition Commissions and European Development Fund - Guyana

9 - 12 July 2009 - Conference on the American and Caribbean Law Initiative (ACLI) on Dispute Resolution and Restorative Justice - Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

16 and 18 March 2009 - Consultations on new draft Rules of the High Court with Mr. David Di Mambro, UK Consultant - Guyana.

20 June 2008 - Labour Management Workshop held by the Guyana Public Service Union in colloboration with the Canadian Cooperation Fund/The Governance Network in Guyana.

20 and 21 May 2008 - Workshop on International Best Practices in the Practice of Law and a review of the proposed amended Guyana Legal Practitioners Act. It was conducted by Mr. Bruce Zagaris, Partner in the Washington DC Law Firm of Berliner, Corcoran and Rowe LLP.

1 April 2008 - Symposium in Berbice to encourage the use of ADR and Mediation in Guyana which was held at New Amsterdam, Berbice and was sponsored by the Supreme Court of Judicature of Guyana, the GBA and USAID-GDCCR. Speech delivered promoting the benefits of Mediation and gave examples of successful mediations. See Stabroek News 3 April 2008 for article. See archives.

1 April 2008 - Symposium in Berbice to encourage the use of ADR and Mediation in Guyana which was held at New Amsterdam, Berbice and was sponsored by the Supreme Court of Judicature of Guyana, the GBA and USAID-GDCCR. Speech delivered promoting the benefits of Mediation and gave examples of successful mediations. See Stabroek News 3 April 2008 for article. See archives.

31 March 2008 - Symposium in Essequibo to encourage the use of ADR and Mediation in Guyana which was held at the Suddie Supreme Court, Essequibo and sponsored by the Supreme Court of Judicature of Guyana, GBA and USAID-GDCCR. Speech delivered on Mediation in Guyana and gave examples of successful mediations.

27 March 2006 - Symposium ADR and Mediation held by the Supreme Court of Judicature of Guyana, GBA and USAID-GDCCR to encourage the use of ADR and Mediation in Guyana. Ms. Donna Parchment, an ADR Consultant and CEO, Dispute Resolution Foundation, Jamaica gave an overview of Mediation.

February 2005 - Mediation/Case Management Workshop - key presenters were Master Robert Beaudoin of the Superior Court of Justice, Ottawa, Canada and Mr. Ian Stauffer, Barrister & Judge of the Small Claims Court, Carleton, Canada.

31 March 2004 - Mediation Meeting conducted by Mr. Steven Weller.

24-25 February 2004 - United States Patent and Trademark Office Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement workshop held in Guyana. A Certificate of Recognition was awarded.

2003 - Meeting on the Proposed New Rules of Court for Guyana.  

2003 - Domestic Violence Act Implementation workshop hosted by the Supreme Court of Judicature of Guyana

2003 - Guyana Bar Association Second Law Conference. Speech delivered on Parliament - A Democracy or Mockery.

2002 - Guyana Bar Association (GBA) Law Conference. Speech delivered on Constitutional Law Reform in Guyana.

1998 - Conference hosted by the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security in Berbice, Guyana. Speech delivered on laws relating to women and children.

1998 - Conference hosted by the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security in Bartica, Guyana. Speech delivered on laws relating to women and children

1996 - Technical Meeting on Children and Social Policy sponsored by UNICEF and held in Chile.

1995 - Technical Meeting on Children and Social Policy sponsored by UNICEF and held in Guatemala.

1992 - A Course in Human Rights Training for Public Officials sponsored by the Commonwealth Secretariat and held in St Vincent and the Grenadines. A Certificate was awarded.
 

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For further information, here are the contact details:

Contact person: Ms. Jamela A Ali, LLB (Hons)(UWI), LLM (Legislative Drafting)(UWI)

Office Address:     Lot 1 Croal Street, Stabroek, Georgetown
                           Guyana (br), South America

Telephone number:+592 225 4712  

Emails:                 jamelalawyer11@yahoo.com

                            jamelaali@gmail.com

Website:               www.JamelaAli.com

 

 

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