Ainsley Brown (Jamaica)

“A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.” Sir Francis Bacon.

Ainsley Brown is currently working as the Director of Trade, Regulatory, Analysis & Policy’s  for the Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA) and is called to the Bar of Upper Canada (Ontario), Canada. His primary role is to provide technical advice on regulatory matters  and trade matters to the CEO and team at JSEZA.

He holds a LLM in International Commercial Law (with Merit) from the University of Westminster, having earned a diploma in law from London Metropolitan University and a BA (Hons) in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario (UWO). After Westminster he returned to Canada and completed the National Committee on Accreditation’s conversion process for international law graduates, part of which was spent at UWO law.

Ainsley is the Administrator and founder of Commercial Law International and has an avid interest in trade law; sustainable development; fair trade; Islamic banking and green energy.

Carsten Lexa (Germany)

Carsten Lexa holds an LL.M. in International Commercial Law from the University of Westminster in London, UK. He has been an Attorney at Law in Germany since September 2005. He has been a Partner in the law firm of WPV Rechtsanwälte until May 2009, dealing with Commercial & Corporate Law matters. Currently, Carsten Lexa is working in his own law office, advising corporate clients, especially family businesses, in the areas of Commercial, Corporate and Contract Law matters. He was Associate Attorney at the law firm of Lachner Graf von Westphalen Spamer in Frankfurt am Main until May 2007 (Commercial Law / Corporate Law).

Carsten Lexa is also engaged in the academic side of the Law, being appointed Examiner at the Julius-Maximilians-University in Würzburg, and he is seminar facilitator in the field of claim management, company formation and company restructuring.

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