Tameka Davis, LLB, LLM, MCIArb

Tameka Davis is Counsel in the litigation department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the British Virgin Islands. Tameka’s practice covers company and commercial law almost exclusively involving a cross-jurisdictional dimension, with particular focus on international insolvency, asset tracing claims and interim urgent relief. She has advised extensively on the reciprocal enforcement of foreign judgments and awards and assistance injunctive relief in the British Virgin Islands. Tameka has been involved in a number of multi-million and billion dollar claims of immense complexity, invariably including elements of fraud, and significant developing jurisprudence in relation to the scope of norwich pharmacal disclosure orders and the incident of a liquidator's remuneration fees where his appointment has been subsequently set aside. She is particularly apt at navigating the Eastern Caribbean Civil Procedure Rules. Tameka has been recognized globally in the 2014 edition (and since 2012) in Legal 500 Caribbean for Dispute Resolution.
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Challenging the jurisdiction of the arbitral tribunal and anti-suit injunctions in the British Virgin Islands (BVI)
Practice Note

This Practice Note sets out the law and procedure for challenging the arbitral tribunal in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). It also covers the provisions of the BVI Arbitration Act which provide for a stay of a court action (court proceedings) where the subject matter of the claim is subject to an arbitration agreement (a stay for arbitration in the BVI). The Practice Note also considers the availability anti-suit injunctive relief (anti-suit injunctions) in support of arbitration proceedings.

Enforcing arbitral awards in the British Virgin Islands (BVI)
Practice Note

This Practice Note considers the recognition and enforcement of arbitral (arbitration) awards in the British Virgin Islands pursuant to the Arbitration Act 2013.

Interim remedies and emergency measures in support of arbitration in the British Virgin Islands (BVI)
Practice Note

This Practice Note sets out the available interim and emergency measures in support of arbitration in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). These measures are available from both the arbitral tribunal and the court. The Practice Note also covers the recognition and enforcement of interim measures granted by a tribunal.

State immunity and arbitration in the British Virgin Islands (BVI)
Practice Note

This Practice Note considers the principles of state immunity in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), state immunity from jurisdiction, state immunity from enforcement and immunity in the context of arbitration proceedings. It includes guidance on the status of BVI as a party to arbitration agreements. This Practice Note is written in partnership with Tameka Davis of Conyers Dill & Pearman.

Practice areas

Qualifications

  • British Virgin Islands, Barrister, 2009
  • Anguilla, Barrister and Solicitor-at-Law, 2005
  • England & Wales, Barrister, 2003 (not currently practising)

Membership

  • Member, BVI Bar Association
  • Member, Restructuring & Insolvency Specialists Association (BVI)
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member and Acting Director, Womens Offshore Network

Panel

  • Specialist Panel

Education

  • University of London, LLM (specialising in Company and Commercial Law)
  • Advanced Certificate in International Arbitration, 2013
  • Norman Manley School of Law, Legal Education Certificate (LEC), 2005
  • BPP School of Law, Bar Vocational Course (BVC), 2003
  • Holborn College, LL.B (Hons), Award for Best Average, 2002
  • Lincoln's Inn Sir Thomas More Scholarship (2002)
  • University of the West Indies Faculty of Arts and Humanities Award for Outstanding Performance (1999)
  • United World College, Norway, Academic Scholarship

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