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Yvette A. Wallace

March 15, 2018

Yvette A. Wallace has over 22 years of experience in corporate transactions, regulatory and compliance issues.  She was responsible for the Banking and Finance practice areas in a leading Anguilla law firm before co-launching SAGIS.  Yvette has also served on a number of occasions as an acting Master and High Court Judge of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.  


Prior to commencing practice in Anguilla, Yvette practised at the private bar in Jamaica from 1992 to 1996.  She also lectured the Business Law and Company Law courses at the University of Technology - Jamaica for 6 years. 


Yvette is a former President of the Anguilla Bar Association and current First Vice-President of the OECS Bar Association. She is also a Notary Public.


EDUCATION

  • Norman Manley Law School (Legal Education Certificate) 1992
  • University of the West Indies (LLB)(Hons) 1990 
  • University of the West Indies (B.Sc)(Hons) Public Administration 1987

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Bar of Jamaica – 1992
  • Bar of Anguilla – 1996
  • Bar of St. Kitts & Nevis - 2004

SPECIALIZATION

Her practice areas include Banking and Finance, Business Formation, Corporate Advice & Policy Development, Estate Planning and Wealth Structuring.  She has also developed specialized skills and expertise in the area of Corporate Governance. 


BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

First Vice President, OECS Bar Association; Treasurer, Anguilla Bar Association; Member, St. Kitts and Nevis Bar Association; Council Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Anguilla Branch; Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Honorary Member & Past President, Rotary Club of Anguilla.


Yvette can be reached via email at: [email protected]