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Carissa Messado

Carissa Messado has been practicing law in Jamaica for over nine years, spanning both the private and public bar. The areas of her practice have included commercial and contract law, probate, litigation support, conveyancing, intellectual property, debt collection, fisheries law, administrative law and constitutional law. For the past seven years, she has been involved in the legislative process from the development stage through to enactment with respect to a number of pieces of legislation. She has also sat on a number of Government Boards and Committees in the capacity of legal adviser and resource person. In December 2018, Carissa joined the Chambers in the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Division. Her role includes the provision of legal advice throughout the various stages of development and passage of legislation and specifically, providing advice which ensures that the laws enacted and actions of the Government are consistent with the Constitution of Jamaica.


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