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Hyacinth Lindsay

Hyacinth Lindsay
C.D. Q.C. B.A. Attorney-at-Law

Kingston JM
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Practice areas
Legislative Drafting & Review, Int Negotiations, Regional Trade Agreements

Mrs. Lindsay is one of Foga Daley’s local consultants. Her areas of specialty include legislative drafting and review, international negotiations and regional trade agreements. She has a Degree of Utter Barrister from Inns of Court Law School London, England from 1968-71, was called to the Bar Lincoln’s Inn, London in 1971 and subsequently enrolled as attorney-at-law in Jamaica in 1973.

Mrs. Lindsay was awarded the Order of Distinction Commander Class (C.D.) in recognition of her service in the field of Legislative Drafting and appointed a Queen’s Counsel in February 2006. She served as Jamaica’s Chief Parliamentary Counsel for 17 years.

Mrs. Lindsay was elected a member of the Inter-American Juridical Committee at the XXVI regular session of the General Assembly of the OAS in June 2006 and appointed as Statute Law Commissioner by the Governor General pursuant to the Law Revision Act and Member of Jamaica Delegation for Negotiation of several treaties relating to Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters, Avoidance of Double Taxation.

Her other appointments include Chairperson of CARICOM Committee of Regional Chief Parliamentary Counsel for Harmonization of Laws relating to the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas establishing the Caribbean Community, including the Caribbean Single Market and Economy, and Consultant to CARICOM Secretariat/Commonwealth Secretariat concerning Laws relating to women.