Magali Marin Young, SC (on leave)Partner
According to Chambers and Partners Global sources are quick to praise Magali as being "very bright and committed".
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Magali obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Special Distinction (Political Science and Sociology) in 1992. In 1995, she obtained a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) from the University of the West Indies, and, in 1997, she obtained the Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica, and was awarded the Belize Bar Association Prize for most outstanding Belizean student (1997). She was elevated to the rank of Senior Counsel in January, 2014.
Magali worked at the law firm of Barrow & Williams from 1997 to 2008, where she garnered experience in both commercial practice and litigation. She founded Magali Marin Young & Co. in 2008, and since then she has continued to assist commercial clients in real estate development and commerce. Her law firm was ranked in 2017 by Chambers and Partners Global, which reported that:
Sources are quick to praise Magali Marin Young SC of Magali Marin Young & Co., describing her as "very able, bright and committed." Her practice covers both contentious and non-contentious matters, particularly in corporate and real estate.
Magali has also amassed a wealth of experience in litigation, both as lead counsel and co-counsel, including complex local and international receivership and liquidation litigation; landmark constitutional and public law cases (including human rights and environmental law challenges); real estate litigation; divorce and matrimonial property law cases; and fraud and insurance cases. She has developed a reputation for competence, tenacity, and integrity.
On November 16, 2020, she was appointed the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs of Belize.
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