Fernanne Kirkham - International trade, Customs and immigration Attorney
Admitted to Florida and Jamaica Bar association in 1995 and 1996 respectively. Focused on excellence, accuracy and reliability, Fernanne understands that all petitions and documentation must be accurate when submitted to governmental agencies as this ensures speedy resolutions for our clients. Fernanne has provided solid international legal advice and service to governments, universities, international organizations, companies, industries and individuals. Positions include: the Executive Director of Jamaica's International Trade Commission (the antidumping and subsidies Commission); Co-Lecturer to the WTO and University of the West Indies (UWI) providing International Trade Policy Services and Training to public officials of CARICOM and the Caribbean Region and students in the UWI Masters of Government Program; Lead co-chair for CARICOM in the Free Trade Areas of the Americas trade negotiations; Appointment as a WTO anti-dumping panelist and legal counsel to Jamaica's Fair Trading Commission. Fernanne has made numerous presentations on international trade and immigration matters globally, in Geneva, Brazil, Ecuador, Barbados, Jamaica and the United States. A graduate of Norman Manley Law School, University of Florida College of Law and University of Miami, Fernanne has received specialized training in Immigration and Customs laws; WTO-Trips, Trade Facilitation, and Antidumping, Subsidies and Safeguards Laws; and the practice of trade remedies in the United States and Canada.