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MARGARET HUGHES FERRARI

SENIOR PARTNER

BIO
Margaret is widely regarded as one of the leading Barristers at the Bar of SVG.  With wide experience in both Civil & Criminal Law she has appeared before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council where, together with Ben Emmerson QC, she was successful in appeal against the Death Sentence in collaboration with The Death Penalty Project at Simons, Muirhead & Burton in London.

 

Margaret has extensive experience as counsel in areas such International Trademarks & Patents, Civil & Commercial Law, Company Law and Banking & Finance.

EDUCATION
LLB Honours, University of London 1989

Columbia University, New York 2006


CALLED TO THE BAR OF ENGLAND & WALES
Admittance:  Lincoln's Inn, Top student- 1990 

 

CALLED TO THE BAR OF ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES

Admittance: 1990

 

CREDENTIALS:

  • President of  Board of Directors - St Vincent Co-Operative Bank.

  • Ambassador - Permanent Representative of St Vincent & the Grenadines to the United Nations, 2001-2007

  • Chairman of the Casson Foundation

  • Member - Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn

MATTHEW  E A  FERRARI

PARTNER

BIO
Matthew joined Hughes & Company in 2016 after Qualifying for the Bar of England & Wales having previously worked a number of years in New York City.  Since then he has quickly elevated to Partner. Specialties include, the practice of Criminal Law,  and the Law-of Torts along with Corporate Law.


EDUCATION

University of London, 1995

LLBs Honours,  University of Huddersfield, 2010

Certified Director 2019

CALLED TO THE BAR OF ENGLAND & WALES

Admittance:  Lincoln's Inn - 2016

CALLED TO THE BAR OF ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES

Admittance:  2017


CREDENTIALS:
Member - The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn

Board of Directors - St Vincent Co-Operative Bank

CONSULTANTS

Sir Keir Starmer KCB QC

Consultant

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James Guthrie

Consultant

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Sir Henry De B. Forde, QC

Consultant

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Edward Fitzgerald

Consultant

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CLERKS

Vernon McDowall

Senior Law Clerk

Shenna Hoyte

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