Sade N. Jemmott is a Senior Associate in the Barbados office who attended Queen’s College prior to pursuing her Bachelor of Laws at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill. At both institutions Sade held several leadership positions, including Law Society President and Constitutional Chairperson to the Guild of Students.
She was the recipient of the Olton Springer Memorial Scholarship in 2007 and again in 2008. In 2008, she also won the Commonwealth Lawyers Association Human Rights Essay Competition and was awarded the George Walton Payne & Co. Scholarship in 2009. Sade graduated from the University of the West Indies with Upper Second Class Honours and continued to Hugh Wooding Law School, which she represented at the American Caribbean Law Initiative Conference.
Sade obtained her Legal Education Certificate and was called to the Barbados Bar in October 2011, immediately joining Lex Caribbean to begin her legal career in the International Business Group. Apart from servicing a clientele of international corporate and financial institutions, her practice also focuses on the firm’s Entrepreneurial Business Unit which offers legal support and general business facilitation to local entrepreneurs.
In this connection, Sade obtained both a Certificate and Diploma in International Trust Management with Distinction from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), before ultimately achieving the designation of Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) in 2015. In the same year, Sade was competitively selected for both the Commonwealth and Chevening Scholarships but opted to pursue her Master of Laws in International Commercial Law at University College London as a Chevening Scholar.
Actively balancing academic and professional pursuits with a passion for national and regional contribution, Sade, a former CARICOM Youth Ambassador and Vice Dean of Regional Initiatives within its Corps, is also an active participant in the Barbados Bar Association and Barbados International Business Association. Additionally, she serves as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper in the Bridgetown Hub and as the youngest Director of the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation.