Debbie Fraser
Debbie Fraser

Debbie A.P. Fraser, LL.B.,
Partner

mail debbie.fraser@clarkes.com.bb

Debbie heads our commercial department, where she has been a partner since 2005. Her recent practice has concentrated on mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, energy law, securities law, secured lending, project finance and both international and domestic capital markets for debt financings.

Prior to joining the firm in 2003, Debbie was a partner in a highly respected law firm in Jamaica where her practice covered various areas of law including securities law, copyright law, banking and corporate finance, telecommunications and commercial litigation.

Debbie was admitted to the Bar in Jamaicain 1992, having obtained the Legal Education Certificate of Merit from the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica the same year. She earned her LL.B from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill in 1990. She was admitted to the Bar in Barbados in 2003.

While practicing in Jamaica, Debbie served as a part-time lecturer in securities law, contract law and business law at the University of the West Indies, Mona and the Mona Institute of Business, an affiliate of the University of the West Indies.

Outside of the firm, Debbie is the deputy chairman of the Financial Services Commission of Barbados which is responsible for regulating the financial sector other than banking services. She is also a former chairman of the Copyright Tribunal of Barbados and has delivered papers on securities law, directors’ duties and responsibilities under the companies legislation, takeovers and acquisitions and the review of development and changes in certain financial legislation.

Department

Commercial Department

Practice Areas
  • Local and International Financing
  • Capital Markets
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Reorganisations
  • Oil and Gas
  • Electricity and Renewable Energy
  • Telecommunications and Media
  • Securities, Fund Investments and Other Financial Services
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Pensions
  • Taxation
  • Franchising and Distribution
  • Competition
  • Transport
Memberships

The Jamaica Bar Association
The Barbados Bar Association

Admissions

Jamaica, 1992
Barbados, 2003

Education

LEC. (Merit) – Norman Manley Law School, Jamaica, W.I. – 1992
LL.B. (Hons.) – University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, W.I. – 1990

Clarke Gittens Farmer | Attorneys-at-Law

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