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Position: Senior Associate, Head, Property & Business
Practice areas: Property & Business, Trusts & Estates
Jenelle Archer is the Head of Property & Business Department, dual qualified to practice in the British Virgin Islands and Trinidad & Tobago. She advises on an extensive range of property, local business, and estate succession matters, such as the acquisition, ownership, and disposal of real estate; property development and financing; corporate and tax structuring; business licensing; and, obtaining probates. Her expertise also includes counsel to foreign nationals and entities on obtaining the relevant regulatory approvals required for the acquisition of property in the British Virgin Islands. She is a Notary Public of the British Virgin Islands.
Jenelle received her Bachelor of Law from the University of Guyana and her Legal Education Certificate from Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad. As part of her legal training in Trinidad, she interned with the Attorney General and Director of Public Prosecution’s Chambers within the Ministry of Legal Affairs in the Commonwealth of Dominica. Prior to joining O’Neal Webster, Jenelle practised at Harney Westwood & Riegels in the British Virgin Islands.
An ardent lover of the fine arts and all forms of cultural expression, Jenelle also volunteers her time at the Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies, assisting students in their preparations for debate competitions. She has served as a judge of the Virgin Islands’ Secondary School Debates competition.
Legal Education Certificate, Certificate of Merit, Hugh Wooding Law School (2006)
LLB Hons, Bachelor of Law, University of Guyana (2004)
Mediation Skills Training/ Specialist Clinic under the tutelage of Mrs. Deborah Mendez-Bowen, Hugh Wooding Law School (2005)
British Virgin Islands, 2006
Trinidad & Tobago, 2007
BVI Bar Association
Jenelle has done “a truly outstanding job in assisting me with the purchase of my [BVI] home. Her attention to detail together with her timely and commercially astute support, was very much appreciated. I felt like a valued client throughout the purchase process, which is not always the case these days.”
Cameron and Shepherd Book Series Award for Most Outstanding Performance by a Guyanese Student in Civil Practice and Procedure for Hugh Wooding Law School, (2004-2006).