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The Attorneys at DunnCox continue to place great emphasis on ensuring that the confidentiality element of each lawyer-client relationship is preserved. Any information, personal or financial, received directly from the client or from persons or entities authorized by the client to furnish same, will be held in strict confidence and will not be divulged to anyone outside of DunnCox unless so permitted by the client or required by the law.

In addition, the firm’s attorneys are all members of the Jamaican Bar Association and are governed by the Canons of Professional Ethics prescribed by the General Legal Council.

Since 1942 DunnCox has established a reputation for the integrity and the professional skill of our Attorneys. We remain committed to adhering to the rules of legal professional privilege as our attorneys continue to provide excellent legal service to their clients.

Community Outreach

At DunnCox, we embrace our responsibility as a good corporate citizen to the downtown Kingston community, in which the head office of the firm is located, and to the wider Jamaican society. We frequently lend support to the meaningful projects and activities undertaken by a number of organizations, groups and service clubs. In particular, those projects that focus on improving the lives of the youth are very special to the DunnCox team.

For many years, the firm provided material support for a day-care centre serving the downtown community. During 2003, we decided to expand our outreach programme to help meet the pressing educational and recreational needs of the children resident in the immediate environs of the Kingston office.

We are proud of our association with education in the region. DunnCox is a member of the University of the West Indies’, Century Club; made up of committed individuals, associations and companies who have contributed a minimum of J$1 million to the Fund. Not only is the firm a Century Club Member, but we have also supported academic excellence by awarding scholarships, bursaries and prizes to students pursuing LL.B. degrees at the University of the West Indies and the Norman Manley Law School. The DunnCox Law Scholarship is tenable at the University of the West Indies, Faculty of Law, Cave Hill Campus, for a period of two years. The Scholarship is awarded to an applicant of high academic achievement; good character and excellent leadership qualities. DunnCox has been a contributor to the U.W.I. Endowment Fund from its inception in 1998. The DunnCox award is presented bi-annually to a Jamaican national who has successfully completed the first year of study leading to the LL.B. degree at the University of the West Indies. The firm also awards the Michael March Memorial Prize and the H.H. Dunn Prize to students in the first year with the best performance in Remedies and Legal Drafting and Interpretation respectively.

In 2005 we established the DunnCox scholarship programme to provide financial assistance to children of employees who sit the GSAT examinations and children within the Downtown Kingston community.Additionally in 2011 we created the Enid Fay Chin Employee & Community Scholarship in memory of Mrs. Enid Chin, late partner and founder of the DunnCox scholarship programme.

In the wider community, several of our Attorneys are also involved in sports associations, serving on high school boards and contributing to charities involved in social development.


We have identified recruiting as a top priority and over the years have attracted some of the best and brightest legal minds in the country. Many candidates find the superior working environment we offer as a top tier firm very appealing and DunnCox provides the tools and opportunities integral to success. We are very proud of the culture of collaboration and teamwork we have built; with each other and our clients, in-house counsel and the law firms with which we work. This allows us to achieve results that are important to and in the best interest of our clients.

Our innovative and dynamic firm offers a wealth of challenging and rewarding career opportunities. We are always seeking skilled lawyers and administrative staff to join our team. If you are interested in working with us, please write in confidence attaching your detailed resume to info@dunncox.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest in DunnCox.

Pro Bono

As a firm, DunnCox is committed to providing service of the highest standard to business clients. This, however, does not in any way prevent our attorneys from engaging in pro bono activities. DunnCox continues to be in favour of pro bono work and supports those attorneys who participate in such endeavours. Over the years, our Attorneys have undertaken to provide legal advice and service to projects and programmes of varying sizes and national importance. Individuals have also been recipients of the pro bono efforts of the firm’s attorneys.

Our pro bono activities include national programmes such as the Employee Share Ownership Programme and representation in the Court of Appeal of legally aided appellants.