Yolande was admitted to the Jamaican Bar in November 2008. She is the holder of a Bachelor of Science(Hons) in Psychology from the University of West Indies and a Bachelor of Laws(Hons) from the University of London. She also holds a Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School. Her positive outlook on life and her ability to negotiate matters has also allowed her to successfully complete 40 hours of Supreme Court Mediation Training.
Yolande’s areas of expertise includes all areas of land law which covers aspects of Conveyancing such as the buying and selling of real estate, residential sub-divisions and developments, landlord and tenant matters including the preparation and negotiation of lease agreements. Her knowledge of Planning Law allows her to apply to the Court for Modification of Restrictive Covenants and to assist persons/entities to apply for and obtain Planning Permission and the relevant environmental permits required by law. Yolande also has extensive knowledge of family matters to include divorce and separation issues.
She also practices commercial law to include inter alia preparing and reviewing contracts, joint venture agreements and incorporating all types of Companies and other Associations, charitable or otherwise, transfers of shares as well as the formation of companies in Jamaica.
Yolande works along with many Strata Corporations to assist in the recovery of maintenance arrears and is very familiar with the provisions of the new Strata Legislation. Her strong work ethics is complimented by her pleasant and kind personality.
Admitted to the Bar since 2008