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Sanya M. Goffe

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Sanya was called to the Jamaican Bar in 2003 after studying at the Norman Manley Law School and the University of the West Indies (Hons).

Sanya’s main areas of practice include Corporate, Commercial, Pensions and Intellectual Property law.

In the area of pensions, Sanya provides advice to companies and trustees on all aspects of pensions law, including managing pension risk, pension plan restructuring, governance, and general pensions issues arising from on-going activity. Sanya also handles pension regulator applications and intervention, pension disputes and negotiating fund investment management, custody and other third party agreements. She writes frequently on pension issues and is a regular speaker at pension industry conferences, both local and abroad.

In the area of corporate and commercial law, Sanya handles capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, receiverships, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures.

In the area of intellectual property, Sanya handles trade mark and patent registrations, clearances, oppositions and prosecutions; and negotiating, drafting, and advising on all types of IP related agreements including licenses, assignments, consents and coexistence agreements.

An active member of the Jamaican Bar Association, Sanya is a former member of the Bar Council, and a member of its Publications, Intellectual Property, and Commercial Law Sub-Committees. She is also an Associate Tutor at the Norman Manley Law School and serves as a Director of National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited and Jamaica Producers Group Limited. Sanya is also a Director of the Pension Funds Association of Jamaica and Chair of its legislative committee.