Vadeesha John

Attorney-at-Law

Ms. John is an associate at Johnson and Associates. She graduated from the Norman Manley Law School in 2015 on the Principal’s Roll of Honour and was the recipient of The Sir Henry I. C. Browne Prize for having the best combined performance over the two years in Civil Procedure and Practice, Criminal Practice and Procedure, and Trial Advocacy. She is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor having been called to the Bar of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in November 2015 and the Bar of St. Kitts and Nevis in November 2016. In September 2015 to July 2016 she worked as a Legal Officer at the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Ms. John was assigned to the Civil Asset Recovery Division of the FIU and consequently was primarily responsible for the making of Cash Detention and Forfeiture Applications, Applications for Production Orders, Restraint Orders, Property Freezing Orders and Recovery Orders in the Civil Jurisdiction of the Court.

During her stint at the FIU, Ms. John was successful in receiving Forfeiture Orders for in excess of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars Eastern Caribbean Currency (EC$250,000.00). She was also the attorney involved in the first Property Freezing Order obtained in the jurisdiction of St. Vincent and the Grenadines pursuant to their Civil Asset Recovery Provisions as contained in their Proceeds of Crime Act.

Ms. John’s areas of specialization at the firm include Civil Practice and Litigation, Criminal Law, Matrimonial Matters and Debt Collection.

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