Jamila received her Law Degree with honours from the University of Wolverhampton in the United Kingdom in 2003. She became a member of the Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 2003 and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2004. She completed and received her Legal Education Certification from the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and Tobago in 2006 and was called to the Barbadian Bar in June, 2006. Thereafter, Ms. Rawlins began her private legal practice in non-contentious and litigious matters in the High Court, Court of Appeal of Barbados and the Caribbean Court of Justice. She served as an active member of the Barbados Bar Association from 2006 to 2008 and the Child Care Board of Barbados from 2008-2010. She was admitted to the OECS Bar, St. Lucia Circuit in 2012.
Her practice areas include the law of succession – will drafting, distribution and administration of estates, resealing; property law including sales and acquisitions; civil law and litigation – personal injury, appointment of receiver, debt recovery, landlord and tenant disputes; commercial law including mortgages, residential and commercial leases, joint venture agreements, trademark and copyright registration, construction contracts; employment contracts and corporate law.
- Contract Law
- Employment Law
- Property Law
- Real Estate & Mortgage Transactions
- Succession & Estates
- Personal Injuries
- Bachelor of Laws, University of Wolverhampton
- Bar Vocational Course, Northumbria University
- Legal Education Certificate, Hugh Wooding Law School
- Member, Linclon’s Inn (UK)
- Member, Barbados Bar Association
- Member, St. Lucia Bar Association