Kim George

Kim George & Associates is a boutique law firm, providing legal services.

Over the years the firm has developed a reputation for reliable and efficient client representation.

Principal:

Ms. Kim George is the firm’s founder and a University of Cambridge Island Scholar. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience gathered as a Magistrate, active litigation practitioner, advisor to and member of private and statutory boards.

Associates:

Ms. Sheriba Lewis is an associate at the firm and holds an upper Second Class Bachelor of Laws Degree from Kingston University, London and a Post Graduate Diploma from City University, London. She has been admitted to the Bars of England and Wales (non-practising), Grenada and is a member of the Honourable Lincoln’s Inn.

Consultants/Regional Partners:

The firm has a long and productive working relationship with the chambers of Henry & Burnette in Antigua, headed by E. Ann Henry, Q.C.

We have also worked with Senior Counsel out of Trinidad and Tobago, and other firms throughout the region as far afield as Jamaica, as the need has arisen.

Why Us?

At Kim George & Associates, our commitment to client satisfaction sets us apart.

We emphasize the creation of effective working systems. This allows us to manage our client’s legal matters in such a way that we dedicate optimal time to research, preparation and advocacy, while maintaining effective client communication.

We strive for excellence.

Our legal team is ably supported by professional secretaries with over 20 years of combined secretarial experience. Our senior administrative assistant has come through the ranks of training under Queens’ Counsel and has a broad range of experience in legal administrative work.

Dickon Mitchell LLB (Hons), LEC

Dickon Mitchell is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in Barbados and the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad & Tobago where he earned a Bachelor of Laws Degree (with Honours) and a Legal Education Certificate respectively.

Dickon was the recipient of several awards at Hugh Wooding Law School in recognition of his skill as an advocate, but most notably, The Principal’s Award for Advocacy (2001-2002) and The Robert Mathieu Sellier Memorial Prize (2002) for the Best Performance in Trial Advocacy.

Dickon’s legal career started as an Associate Attorney-at-Law at the law firm Grant, Joseph & Co. in the year 2002. In March 2006, he bought the practice of Grant, Joseph & Co. and remained one of the Partners until December 2016 when he moved on to start his own practice, Mitchell & Co.

He is a Notary Public for the State of Grenada and is the Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Grenada. He has held various directorships on Statutory Bodies and Non-Governmental Organisations including the Grenada Cooperative Nutmeg Association (GCNA) and the New Life Organisation (NEWLO). Dickon currently sits on the Boards of NEWLO, the Jason Roberts Foundation and the Grenada Coral Reef Foundation Inc. He is Counsel to many of the larger businesses in Grenada spanning the wholesale and retail businesses, insurance, banking, power generation, education, tourism and the hotel sector.

Dickon has extensive experience in Civil Practice, Project Financing (both debt and equity), Real Property, Mortgages and Conveyances, Corporate and Commercial Law, Commercial Advisory Services, Banking and Finance, Industrial Relations Dispute Settlement, Collective Bargaining Negotiation Processes, Taxation Matters, Contract Law and General Litigation.

He has also conducted research for several publications of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation. Dickon has a passion for educating young people and is an avid sports fan and music lover.

Firm Overview:

At Mitchell & Co., we are resolute in representing our clients professionally and zealously to achieve desired results.

Founded in February 2017 by Dickon Mitchell, Principal Attorney-at- Law and Notary Public, Mitchell & Co. is a solutions-oriented firm committed to excellence in the delivery and execution of legal services to guarantee clients’ satisfaction.

Our firm represents and provides legal services to a broad array of corporate and individual clients each with their own unique and complex challenges. At Mitchell & Co. our clients’ needs come first and we are steadfast in our resolve to provide them with innovative solutions to their legal issues.

Karen Samuel LLB (Hons.)

Karen M.M. Samuel is the holder of a Bachelors of Laws Degree, Honours, from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. She also holds a Legal Education Certificate from the Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad & Tobago, a post-graduate diploma in Law of the Sea from the Rhodes Academy, Greece, and has successfully completed the fellows arbitration course.

She was called to the Bar in Grenada in 2002, and at the British Virgin Islands, in 2011.

In May 2011, she set up this firm, Samuel Phillip & Associates, bringing to it experience gained in the legal industry in the following capacities:

– Judicial Clerk to the Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Castries, St. Lucia, 2001
– Associate Attorney-at-Law at the law firm of Grant, Joseph & Co., 2002-2005
– Attorney-at-Law at the law firm of Law Office of G.E.D. Clyne, 2006-2009
– Consultant to the Government of Grenada on Biodiversity, 2008-2009
– Senior Crown Counsel with the Attorney’s-General Chambers, St. George’s, Government of Grenada, 2009-2011

Her career path thus far has provided sound grounding in diverse areas of the law and to a wide cross-section of clients.

The distinction with which she has served her clients has been recognised by the National Award for the Most Outstanding Young Professional 2010.

Continuing education has been among her priorities in ensuring that her clientele benefits from new skills and new mindsets. As a legal professional, she regularly attends conferences, seminars and workshops in diverse areas such as: commercial law, financial services, and intellectual property conferences, environmental law issues, legislative drafting, trade law, as well as training in law reporting.

She has contributed to various publications, including:

– Lex Mundi’s Corporate Governance Project 2003
– International Financial Law Review 1000- Overview of the Securities Act 2000
– Judicial Procedures Project, Lex Mundi, World Bank, Harvard and Yale Universities, 2003 – May 2003 Quarterly Journal of Economics
– World Bank Doing Business Annual Reports

From time to time, she has served in various associations and endeavours, professional and otherwise, including: the Grenada Bar Association, the Bel Air Home for Children & Adolescents, the Girl Guides of Grenada, pro bono community work, and literacy programmes.

At present, she chairs the Appeal Commissioners, the tribunal that hears appeals for various tax types, and the NIS Appeals Tribunal.

Firm Overview:

Samuel Phillip & Associates was established in May 2011.

It is now staffed by two attorneys, Karen M. M. Samuel and Alicia C. Lawrence, who ensure that it delivers always a bespoke solution for each client.

Additionally, based on the needs of your matter, appropriate and effective collaborations will be made with other legal practitioners in order to deliver the best legal product to you.

The firm is emerging as a leading service-provider in the areas of employment/labour law, taxation, conveyancing, estate (including wills, probate and letters of administration), landlord and tenant law, company incorporation, civil litigation, debt collection and divorce settlements.

We are located at the Roundabout at the Upper Lucas Street/Lowthers’ Lane Intersection, easily accessible by private or public transportation.