Justine Collins

Justine Collins | West Indies

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Justine Collins is an Attorney-at-law, who is an Associate at Hart Muirhead Fatta and an Adjunct Tutor at the University of the West Indies. Ms. Collins was called to the Bar in Jamaica in 2016, after having completed her studies at the Norman Manley Law School. She received a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) with honours from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. Ms. Collins is also the holder of a Master of Laws (LLM) in Commercial and Corporate Law with Distinction from Queen Mary, University of London. While she was a Research Assistant at Queen Mary, she conducted research into applications of Blockchain technology beyond Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. She has an avid interest in technology law, with a research focus on blockchain applications, computer law, financial technology (Fintech) and E-commerce law. Ms. Collins has published articles for the International Journal of Law and Information Technology; the Social Science Research Network (ssrn.com); and the Jambar Journal. She has presented at the Annual Conference of the Jamaican Bar Association; the 2nd Annual Conference of the Barbados Bar Association and the 4th Annual Mona Law Symposium at the University of the West Indies. In addition, Ms. Collins has presented submissions on the Data Protection Bill to the Joint Select Committee of Parliament. Ms. Collins is a member of the Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Technology Sub-Committee and the Commercial Law Sub-Committee of Bar Association of Jamaica.