Fraser, Housty & Yearwood, Attorneys-at-Law offers the widest range of professional services in Guyana and the Caribbean.

The firm is administered in four departments, Public and Commercial, Consultancies, Criminal Law and Litigation. Stephen Fraser is the head of the Public and Commercial Law Department, Teni E. Housty is the head of the Consultancy Department, Roger Yearwood is the head of the Criminal Law Department and Marcel Bobb is the head of the Litigation Department.

The Chambers:

Our Attorneys & Senior Administrative Staff

FHYLaw is an efficient law firm 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, Managing Partner

Teni E. Housty, Senior Partner

D. Roger Yearwood, Partner

Marcel S. Bobb, Partner

The Senior Administrative Staff:

Ms. Odessa James, Paralegal

Ms. Verona McPherson, Administrative Assistant #1

Mrs. Sharon Liverpool-Bryden, Administrative Assistant #2

Ms. N. Sam, Administrative Assistant #3

Mr. R. Baldeo, Legal Clerk

Stephen G.N. Fraser - Managing Partner

Stephen G.N. Fraser, the Managing Partner, 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 - Senior Partner

Teni E. Housty, Senior Partner, 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.

D. Roger Yearwood LL.B - Partner

D. Roger Yearwood, Partner, was admitted to practice at the bar in Guyana in October, 2002. He advises a number of foreign-based entrants to the local market in the areas of Mining, Housing Development, Import and Export and other commercial related matters and has successfully over-looked the incorporation of and the integration in Guyana of a number of those companies. Additionally, he has been part of a number of due-diligence teams for potential foreign investors in the local market. He is also anexceptional criminal Attorney having represented both individuals and corporate entities in various criminal litigations spanning the entire spectra of criminal law. Further he has lectured the University of Guyana between 2005-2008 in the areas of Commercial Law and the Law of Torts.

Marcel S. Bobb LL.B - Partner

Marcel S. Bobb, Partner, was admitted to practice at the bar in Guyana in October, 2008. He made partner in under 3 years and now heads the Litigation Department of the firm. He has distinguished himself in both civil and criminal ligation and has considerably extended the firms capacity to manage complex matters with relative ease.

Shantel R. Scott LL.B - Senior Associate

Shantel R. Scott, Senior Associate, was admitted to practice at the Bar in Guyana in October, 2014. Her relationship with Fraser, Housty & Yearwood Attorneys-at-Law commenced in 2009 as a paralegal and has progressed to her status as an Senior Associate. During her time with the firm she provided and continues to provide essential support to the legal practice of the other members of the Firm. This experience has provided her with competencies in all areas of the law. Her experience adds further capacity to the existing framework of the firm.

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 & Yearwood, 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