Fraser & Housty, Attorneys-at-Law offers a wide range of commercial and public law professional services in Guyana and the Caribbean.

The Chambers is administered in two departments, the Public Law, Commercial and Litigation Department, headed by Stephen G.N. Fraser, S.C. and the Consultany Department headed by Teny Eric Housty.

The Chambers:

Our Attorneys & Senior Administrative Staff

FHYLaw is an efficient Chambers with a heavy emphasis on technology and networking to ensure consistent performance and timely completion of all matters and tasks on which it is instructed.

The Members:

Stephen G.N Fraser, S.C. Head of Chambers

Teni E. Housty,

Shantel Scott-Lall,

The Senior Administrative Staff:

Ms. Sharon Liverpool-Bryden, Administrative Manager

Ms. Mohanie Anganoo, Administrative Assistant #1

Ms. Crystal Johnson, Administrative Assistant #2

Mr. R. Baldeo, Legal Clerk

Stephen G.N. Fraser, S.C. - Head of Chambers

Stephen G.N. Fraser, the Head of Chambers, was admitted to practice at the Bar in Guyana in November, 1985. During his early years at the Guyana Bar, practised in civil, criminal and commercial matters. Between 1989 and 2003 he served as a lecturer at the University of Guyana in Constitutional Law, the Law of Tort, the Law of Contract, and Legal Research and Writing. Fraser advises and represents several multinational corporations operating in Guyana and the Caribbean. He is admitted to practice in several OECS countries and has appeared before Caribbean Court of Justice and the Privy Council. Fraser sits on the boards of several local companies, and has served as the Receiver-Manager of several companies.

Teni E. Housty LL.B (Hons), LL.M, MBA.

Teni E. Housty, was admitted to practice at the bar in Guyana in October, 1996 and the Trinidad and Tobago Bar in 2007. He is a competent and innovative Attorney-at-Law and Legal Consultant, as well as a Certified Mediator. He possesses a Master of Laws Degree and the degree of Master of Business Administration. His areas of expertise spans International Trade, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Electronic Commerce, Media Law, Legislative Drafting, Labour Law, Human Rights and Environmental Law. He is also a lecturer at the University of Guyana in the areas of Human Rights Law and Intellectual Property Law, and was the President of the Guyana Bar Association from 2008 - 2010.

Shantel R. Scott LL.B.

Shantel R. Scott, joined Fraser & Housty in 2009 as a paralegal and was admitted to practice at the Bar in Guyana in October, 2014. Her years of association with the Chambers has provided her with competencies in all areas of the law. Her experience adds further capacity to the existing framework of the Chambers.

Practice Areas:

  • Constitutional Law, Constitutional Remedies, Fundamental Rights;
  • Public Law, Law of Prerogative Writs;
  • Telecommunications Law;
  • Intellectual Property Law;
  • Cyber Law;
  • Media Law;
  • Law of Financial Institutions,
    Law of Securities and Exchanges;
  • Company Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, The Law of Partnerships, The Law of Unincorporated institutions, Clubs, Non-Profit Corporations;
  • Joint Ventures, International Finance;
  • Liquidation, Receiverships, Voluntary and Involuntary
  • Company Winding Up;
  • Employment Law;
  • Legislative Drafting, Legal Drafting, Legal Research;
  • Mining Law;
  • Environmental Law;
  • Admiralty Law, Law of Charter-parties;
  • Real Estate transactions; and
  • Family Law, Succession Planning, Estates.

Specialties:

  • Commercial Law.
  • Mining Law.
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law.
  • Intellectual Property Law;
  • Telecommunications Law.
  • Employment Law.
  • Environmental Law.
  • Securities Law.

Fraser & Housty, Attorneys-at-law (FHYLaw) is centrally located in Georgetown, in close proximity to the major banking, shopping, medical, and insurance facilities

260 Middle Street,
North Cummingsburg,
Georgetown,
Demerara,
Guyana

Phone: +592 226-0891
Fax: +592 227-4771
Email: fhylaw@fhylaw-gy.com