Renowned Guyanese Fenton Ramsahoye QC calls on Minister Sharma

  • Renowned Guyanese Fenton Ramsahoye QC calls on Minister Sharma

A courtesy visit paid to Hon. Jaipaul Sharma. M.P, Minister within the Ministry of Finance by Sir Fenton Ramsahoye QC on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017.

 

Sir Fenton Ramsahoye QC (born 20 May 1929) is a Guyanese lawyer and politician.

Ramsahoye studied at London University where he was awarded B.A. in 1949 and LL.B., LLM in 1953 and 1956. He was called to bar at Lincoln's Inn on 10 February 1953 and was awarded Ph.D. in Comparative Land Law from London School of Economics and Political Science in 1959.

Ramsahoye was at the forefront of the independence movement. In 1961 he was elected a Member of Parliament of Guyana and remained in parliament until 1973.
He was Attorney General of Guyana from 1961 to 1964. 
Ramsahoye is a Queen's Counsel and a member of the bars of England and Wales, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica, the Territories of the Eastern Caribbean including Montserrat, and the British Virgin Islands.

Ramsahoye was knighted in 2006 by Governor General Sir James Carlisle during a ceremony at Government House in Antigua.