Mrs. Janet Morrison was called to the Jamaican Bar in 1978 and practices primarily in the areas of Corporate and Commercial Law. She holds a Masters Degree in Commercial and Corporate Law from the University of the West Indies as is also a graduate of the Norman Manley Law School.
Mrs. Morrison is a member of the board of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) as well as a member of the JSE’s Executive Committee, the Regulatory & Market Oversight Committee (RMOC) and Chair of the Corporate Governance & Nomination Committee. She is also an independent director of Mystic Mountain Limited and is the past chairman of the Justice Reform Committee of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica.
She is a member of the Council of the Jamaican Bar Association (JBA) and the Commercial Law Sub- Committee and the Publications Sub-Committee of the JBA and is listed in International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFRL 1000) as one of the world’s leading lawyers. She was one of the JBA’s representatives in making submissions to the Jamaican Parliament in the deliberation by the House in drafting the Companies Act 2004. She is also a member of the Insolvency Law Reform Committee which has made submissions to the Government of Jamaica for reform to the insolvency laws.
Mrs. Morrison is also a member of the sub-committee of the Board of the Jamaica International Financial Services Authority reviewing a suite of draft legislation to form the legal frame work for the establishment of an international financial services centre in Jamaica. She has presented at several conferences on Corporate Governance, the Pensions Act and the Companies Act and has contributed legal commentaries and articles in the Jamaican press. She is an associate tutor at the Norman Manley Law School, Mona Campus in company law and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.