Mr. Garth Patterson Q.C.
Garth St. Elmo Wilknight Patterson, QC is Regional Managing Partner in the firm of Lex Caribbean. He was trained at the University of the West Indies and has worked in Jamaica, Boston and Barbados. He is admitted and qualified to practice at the Bars of Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and New York. He has been practicing law for 30 years. The focus of his practice includes corporate law, bankruptcy and insolvency, receiverships, securities law and commercial litigation. As counsel for many local and regional corporations, he has advised on numerous mergers and acquisitions.
Garth has acted for lenders and receivers in numerous corporate receiverships. He has acted as counsel for the liquidator, and has advised creditors in corporate liquidations. He has also presented numerous creditor petitions, has advised trustees, has acted as inspector in bankruptcy proceedings; and has rendered advice regarding bankruptcy protection to financially distressed corporations. He has also made public presentations in Barbados on various aspects of bankruptcy and insolvency laws.
He was appointed as Queens Counsel in 2007.