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Stanley K John

Elizabeth Law Chambers

About Stanley

Stanley K. John Q.C. was born on 1st June 1951. In 1976 he attained the Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) with honours from University College London (UCL). He was admitted as a Barrister of Grays Inn in 1977. 1977-78 Chambers in the Middle Temple, London and was appointed one of Her Majesty's Queens Counsel in February, 2014. 1978 -2014 practicing in the Eastern Caribbean - Litigating and advising on a wide range of legal matters including constitutional and administrative law, defamation, insolvency, personal injuries, commercial law, international banking and financing, international trade and maritime law - represented various individual clients, foreign government agencies, international banks, insurance companies, trusts and other international business companies, in relation to matters pertaining to the laws of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and of other jurisdictions. Member of the Parliament of the State of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Senator from 1984 - 1989 - Parliamentary Representative from 1998 - 2001. Participated significantly in the formulation of legislation enacted by the Parliament. Leader of the St Vincent Labour Party between 1992 and 1994.

Debt Recovery
At Elizabeth Law Chambers we offer debt collection services for all sizes of companies. Our Practitioners have credit control experience in a wide range of sectors. Our services include:

  • Advice on credit control procedures and terms and conditions of business
  • Letters before action
  • Issue of Court proceedings
  • Disputed claims
  • Enforcement action
With our advice, you can improve your existing internal debt recovery procedures; allow us to act on your behalf in recovering outstanding debts. If court proceedings do arise we will conduct proceedings on your behalf.

Education and qualifications
  • University College London- Bachelor of Law with Honours (1977)
  • Inns of Court School of Law- 1976-1977
  • Called to the Bar of England and Wales- 1977
  • Law Chambers in Middle Temple – 1977-1978
  • Admitted to the Bar of St. Vincent and the Grenadines- 1978
  • Admitted to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands- 1996
  • Admitted to the Bar of St. Lucia- 2010
  • Senator and Member of Parliament- 1984-1989 & 1998-2001

Years of experience


About their firm

Elizabeth Law Chambers was founded by Stanley K. John Q.C nearly 40 years ago and is well established in the St. Vincent and the Grenadine’s business community both locally and internationally. 

Elizabeth Law Chambers operates from centrally located offices in Kingstown St. Vincent with affiliations in the United States, the United Kingdom and the wider Caribbean among other jurisdictions. 

We are mindful of the demands of efficiency, professional integrity and confidentiality which are features of legal practice in the modern global environment and we strive to provide our clients with service of the highest quality.