Caroline Patricia Hay

Caroline Patricia Hay

Caroline Patricia Hay Q.C. FCIArb, NP.

Mrs Hay was called to the Jamaican Bar in 1994, the Guyana Bar in 1995 and to the Jamaican Inner Bar in 2018, after having been appointed Queen’s Counsel on 18 July 2018. She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and her private practice includes an interesting blend of civil and criminal law.

As counsel, Mrs Hay is instructed in judicial review, corporate and private commercial claims, employment and real estate disputes and other matters. She is often also a prosecutor by fiat of the DPP, and she supports law enforcement, government bodies and private citizens in prosecutions, complex fraud investigations and asset restraint and recovery. She has practiced and taught extensively in the dual fields of Anti Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) and International Assistance in Criminal Matters and was fostered by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as an Expert on Transnational Organized Crime and International Cooperation.

Mrs Hay holds of a Bachelor of Laws degree, with honors from the University of the West Indies and a Certificate of Legal Education from the Norman Manley Law School. She is married to Kenneth, and together they parent 5 children. Mrs Hay sits on several disciplinary panels and Corporate Boards.