Nigel O. Ebanks

Nigel O. Ebanks

Nigel was admitted to practice law in Belize in 2007. Prior to joining the firm, he served as Crown Counsel in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Nigel joined Barrow and Williams as an Associate in 2008. His practice now encompasses both commercial transactions and litigation with a focus on commercial litigation.

Nigel has appeared as advocate in a broad variety of cases including asset tracing and cross border disputes. He currently practices in the following areas: Commercial and Civil Litigation; Banking and Commercial Transactions; Corporate; Offshore Services; Real Estate; Probate; Public and Administrative Law and Debt Collection.

Nigel previously instructed in Legal Methods and Writing at the University of the West Indies (2005) and lectured in Business Law at the University of Belize (2009). He is a former Executive Committee Member of the Bar Association of Belize (2010 – 2011) and Vice-President of the Bar Association of Belize (2013 – 2014); and representative of the Bar Association of Belize on the Belize Supreme Court’s National Court-Connected Mediation Committee (2013-2015)

Nigel currently serves as a Director of the Central Bank of Belize (since 2016); Legal Counsel and Director of the Youth Business Trust (since 2011); Legal Advisor and Member of the Central Committee of the Belize Red Cross (since 2013); and a Member of Belize’s General Legal Council, the disciplinary body of Belize’s legal profession (since 2016).

Nigel is the author of the Belize Chapter of the 4th and 5th editions of The Asset Tracing and Recovery Review, an International review of the practice of asset tracing and recovery published by Law Business Research (London).


He obtained a BA (Hons) in Business Administration from the University of Belize (2001);
an LLB (Hons) from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados (2004);
and a Certificate of Legal Education from the Norman Manley Law School, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica (2007);