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Professional Engineers Registration Board - NICOLE BURGHER


Ms. Nicole Burgher was admitted to the Jamaican Bar in October 1997 after completing the  Certificate  of  Legal  Education  at  the  Norman  Manley  Law  School  where  she represented the Law School in the Annual Inter-Schools Mooting Competition which she won  along  with  team  mate  John  Francis  by  the  then  highest margin  ever.  She  was awarded  the  Sir  Kenneth  Smith  Prize  for Trial  Advocacy in 1997.    At  the  University  of the West Indies, she completed a Bachelor of Laws degree.  

She began practice as an Associate at Playfair, Junor, Pearson & Co. Attorneys-at-Law in 1997 and then moved in to the public sector, serving as a Legal officer in the Ministry of  Transport  & Works and  the  Airports  Authority  of  Jamaica.  Miss  Burgher has  served her  country  in  helping  to  establish  the  Road  Maintenance  Fund and  the  Toll  Authority and serving on those Boards.  She continues to serve as a member and legal advisor to the  Professional  Engineers  Registration  Board.  Ms.  Burgher  was  the  Group  Legal Counsel  to  CVM  Group  for  four  years  and  also  served  as  Legal  Advisor  to  the  Media Association Jamaica in 2011. 

Her   current   practice   specializes   in   Contract,      Intellectual   Property,   Litigation, Conveyancing and Company Law matters.   

Ms.  Burgher  has  a  love  for  poetry  and  theatre  and  is  known  for  her  technical  and creative  writing  skills.    In  2000,  she  developed  materials  to  teach  literacy  to  at-risk youth.    She  also  wrote  six  poems  which  were  published  in  the anthology  of “Bearing Witness – Volume II”.