Mishka Jacobs is a member of our Private Wealth Department in the BVI office. She specializes in land and property matters advising on commercial and residential leases, registration and release of covenants, removal of cautions, non-belonger land holding licence applications, registration of easements, instruments of land transfers and discharge of charges. She also has particular expertise in probate and administration of estates specifically preparing instructions for trustees for the disbursement of trust funds and preparing trust instruments and other corporate documents, including resolutions and memorandum and articles of association.
She has particular expertise working with banks and other financial institutions with particular focus on conducting foreclosure and public auctions of properties.
Prior to joining Harneys, Mishka acted as Crown Counsel at the Attorney General’s Chambers in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. She was responsible for providing legal advice on various areas of the law to different governmental departments, advising in civil litigation and conveyancing matters involving government. This included advising on matters involving Crown lands and leases. She was admitted to practice in the British Virgin Islands in 2006 when she joined a local firm Mcw. Todman & Co. where she eventually got promoted to Managing Partner in 2017. Mishka is a notary public and commissioner of oaths and a member of the BVI Compliance Association.