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Jamela A Ali, Senior Counsel is the Principal of the Jamela Ali Law Firm that provides legal services in Contracts, Oil & Gas, Mining Law & Agreements, Buying and Selling Properties, Formation of Companies, Money Claims, Trademarks & Patents, Probates of Wills and Administration, Divorces and Adoptions of Children. click on links for legal services



THE ROLE OF PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL AND LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING IN GUYANA: A Critique (22,327 words) LL.M. Research Paper 1997 which included Statute Law Revision, Consolidation of Laws, Law Reform, Constitution, Natural Justice and Principles of Good Administration


TRADEMARK REFORM AND GUYANA OIL - Guyana Bar Association Review May 2019.

In Defence of the Judiciary - Rights of Gold Miners and Amerindians 2013 Guyana Chronicle

DUTY TO GIVE REASONS: THE WAY FORWARD Administrative Law, updated in 2008 - The New Guyana Bar Review, May 2008. see Kaieteur News article.

AN INTRODUCTION TO MEDIATION and the benefits of Mediation, 2007.The New Guyana Bar Review Volume 2 Issue 1: May 2008.

REVIEW OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM PROCESS Caribbean Law Review by the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados 2003. This paper was delivered at the GBA Law conference 2002

The Internet and the Law Online when the internet was in its fledging stage in Guyana 1999.



18 June 2023 - Laws affecting Children and Women for Qayyim Academy, at Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara.

4 June 2023 - Laws on rights of Women for Nacosa at Bath Masjid, West Coast Berbice, Guyana.

2 October 2021- Impasse in Mediation to Judges for Bangladesh International Mediation Society (BIMS)

3 April 2021 - Mediation in the Administration of Justice to Judges in Bangladesh (BIMS).

12-13 March 2021 - Introduction to International Mediation. Feedback Assessment of Course in online training session of Judges from Bangladesh.

26 March 2012 - Speech on Mediation and the Legal Process to Lions of Georgetown at Georgetown.

9 March 2012 - Presentation Mediation and Court cases hosted by Guyana Association of Professional Social Workers (GAPSW) under the theme "The Impact of Social Work in an ever changing Society."

25 November 2011 - Speech and Panel Discussion for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women by Guyana Association of Professional Social Workers in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund under the theme "Commit Act & Demand: We can Stop Violence Against Women."

28 October 2011 - Welcome Speech at the Mediation Forum under the theme "Embracing the Potential of Mediation" hosted by the Mediation Institute of Guyana Inc. (MIG) at Oceanview Hotel, Guyana.

28 October 2011 - speech on "The Process of Mediation and the Benefits" at the Mediation Forum under the theme "Embracing the Potential of Mediation" hosted by MIG at Oceanview Hotel, Guyana.

5 June 2011 Division of Property, Making Wills, Mediation and other matters on behalf of Nacosa at the Enmore Masjid, East Coast Demerara, Guyana.

11 July 2010 Wills and Powers of Attorney for Nacosa at the Bath Jama Masjid, West Coast Berbice, Guyana

30 June 2010, “Benefits of Mediation and the Judicial Process in Guyana ” at a Public Forum on Alternative Dispute Resolution, on behalf of GAWL in Guyana.

2009 - Laws relating to Custody, Adoption, Maintenance and Divorce at Mae's Secondary School, Georgetown to Fourth & Fifth form students.

MEDIATION AND LEGAL PROCESS at Suddie Supreme Court, Essequibo & New Amsterdam, Berbice, 2008.

PARLIAMENT: A DEMOCRACY OR A MOCKERY at the second Law Conference of the GBA, 2003.

REVIEW OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM PROCESS 2002 Speech delivered at the GBA Law conference. Published in the Caribbean Law Review, UWI, Cave Hill, Barbados 2003.
Guyana Chronicle newspaper of 21 November 2007 referred to the speech. click

1998 - Speeches on FAMILY LAWS RELATING TO WOMEN AND CHILDREN hosted by the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security in Bartica and Berbice, Guyana. 



Guyana Chronicle and Stabroek News newspapers

  1. In Defence of the Judiciary - Rights of Gold Miners and Amerindians 2013

  2. Legislative Drafting principles lacking in Constitution Reform 2000

  3. Guyana Election Law amendment 2000 - Consequences of poor legislative drafting

  4. Adoption of Children in Guyana

  5. Guyana Gold Board

  6. Medical Council of Guyana

  7. Guyana Ester Perreira elections case (Al-Bayan publication)

  8. Guyana Law Revision - competent Law Revision Commission needed

  9. Guyana Legal Practitioners’ Committee

  10. Reply to letter from Mr. Vandeyar on Local Government Commission

Other writings

Review of Guyana labour laws, recommend and draft amendments in the context of the Constitution of Guyana and International conventions which Guyana has ratified to strengthen legislative protection and enforcement in combating child labour for Ministry of Labour (UNICEF) 2021.

Review of the Business Processes and Workflows for Business Start Up in Guyana for Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce (World Bank) 2014. 

Reviewed and drafted several provisions of the Consumer Protection Bill for Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce (IDB) -2010.   



11 April 2014 - Court connected and other Mediation CNS 6 “This is Guyana” hosted by Audreyanna Thomas with Jamela A. Ali, Teni Housty and Emily Dodson, Attorneys at Law and Mediators.

21 December 2011 - Mediation – Creating Awareness for an Improved Justice Sector. NCN hosted by Audreyanna Thomas with Jamela A. Ali, Teni Housty, Attorneys at Law/ Mediators and Colin Chichester, Mediator & Mediation Director

2002 - Constitutional Law, Interpretation of Statutes, Elections law. NCN hosted by N. Bilal, CIOG.


Jamela A Ali, SC, Attorney at Law is the Principal of the Ali Law Firm that provides legal services in Mining Law & Agreements, Conveyancing, Property matters, Trademarks, Adoption of Children, Divorces, Probates of Wills and Administration, Money Claims, Formation of Companies, Mediation and Real Estate.


For further information, here are the contact details:

Contact person: Jamela A. Ali, Senior Counsel, CM, LLM (Legislative Drafting), LLB (Hons)(UWI), MCIArb.

Office Address: 78 Hadfield and Breda Streets, Werk en Rust, Georgetown, Guyana (br), South America

Telephone number: +592 225 4712

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