Reid-Cameron & Hay Called to Inner Bar


Prominent Attorneys, Carolyn Reid Cameron & Caroline Hay, were yesterday formally appointed as Queen’s Counsel during a ceremony at the Supreme Court in Downtown Kingston.

The ceremony was attended by several leading members of the legal fraternity including – Chief Justice Bryan Sykes, DPP Paula Llewelyn, Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte, Court of Appeal President, Justice Dennis Morrison and Senate President, Tom Tavares Finson.

The appointment of Queen’s Counsel is made to attorneys who’ve served at the Bar for at least ten years and displayed good character as well as a track record of excellence.

Mrs. Hay is a former Senior Deputy DPP who now operates her own law firm – Caroline Hay: Attorneys At Law.

Mrs. Reid Cameron is a well-known criminal defense attorney who has served as Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions before she entered private practice in 1996. She’s the lead attorney at Carolyn Reid & Company.


Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.