A brief on the Cricket Ombudsman Kamal Ramkarran
Attorney-at-Law Kamal Ramkarran was on February 19, 2021, appointed the Cricket Ombudsman by Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Charles Ramson Jr., to oversee the electoral process of the Guyana Cricket Board, set for February 26 at Umana Yana, Kingston, Georgetown.
Below is a brief bio on Kamal Ramkarran
Kamal Ramkarran became a lawyer in Guyana in 2002 and, since then, has worked mainly as a litigator in general civil practice, especially in the areas of banking law, bringing and defending claims for banks, in personal injuries and employment law defending claims for companies and banks, and in judicial review and constitutional law, generally for public authorities and the State.
Over a dozen cases in which he has appeared as Counsel in the Guyana Court of Appeal and the Caribbean Court of Justice have been reported in the West Indian Law Reports and the Law Reports of the Commonwealth.
In 2006, Kamal was awarded a Master of Laws degree in Commercial and Corporate Law and in 2018 he earned another one in Banking and Finance Law with Merit, both from the University of London.
Kamal was President of the Bar Association of Guyana from 2017 to 2019 and was elected Vice-President in 2019, being ineligible to stand for a third consecutive term as President. In 2020, he was elected as a Council Member of the Bar Council.
From 2006 to 2018 and again in 2020 he was appointed by successive Ministers of Health as a member of the Medical Council of Guyana.
He was an associate at Cameron and Shepherd, Guyana’s oldest law firm, from 2002 to 2006 and has been a partner from 2007 to present.