Dr. Derrick McKoy Appointed New Attorney General

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Jamaica’s Prime Minister has announced the appointment of Dr. Derrick McKoy as the new Attorney General in his latest move to reshuffle his cabinet.

Dr. McKoy has significant knowledge and experience in law.

Derrick McKoy is a former Contractor General of Jamaica and a former Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus.

He holds a doctorate in law from the University of Leicester, a doctorate in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University, the LLM in International and Comparative Law from University College London, the MBA from Barry University, and the LLB from the University of the West Indies.

In 2016, Dr. McKoy was awarded the Order of Distinction, in the rank of Command (CD), for Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession and for Public Service in Jamaica.

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