Natasha M. Vieira
Natasha is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Guyana office. Natasha graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Distinction) from the University of Guyana in 2008. While at the University of Guyana, Natasha served as an Executive Member on the Students’ Welfare Committee and the Publications Committee.
Natasha completed her in-service training in Guyana at Fraser, Housty and Yearwood, Attorneys-at-Law in 2009, and Legal Aid Training at the Hugh Wooding Law School’s Legal Aid Department in 2009-2010, where she handled estate matters and family law. Upon her graduation, Natasha was awarded the Cameron and Shepherd prize for the best performance in Civil Procedure and Practice I and II by a Guyanese student (Academic Years 2008-2010). Natasha completed her legal studies at the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and Tobago where she graduated with a Legal Education Certificate (Principal’s Honour Roll) in 2010.
Upon her graduation in 2010, Natasha returned to Guyana and was admitted to the Guyana Bar. After completing a short time in private practice, Natasha was employed at Citizens Bank Guyana Inc. in 2011 as its Legal/Compliance Officer for approximately 27 (twenty-seven) months. During this time, Natasha received special training and was awarded a Certificate of Participation from Compliance Aid for FATCA/Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing (Antigua) in 2012. She also received special training and was awarded a Certificate of Participation and Examination in Capital Markets, Markets Compliance and Brokers’ Obligations from the Guyana Association of Securities, May-June 2012. She also received special training and was awarded a Certificate of Participation from Deloitte LLP in relation to FATCA Update: What do Final Regulations mean for your Organisation in January, 2013.
Natasha entered full time private practice in July, 2013 practicing general commercial law with a focus on banking, finance and conveyancing.
Natasha also acted as a Volunteer Attorney-at-Law for the Guyana Legal Aid. From July to September, 2015, Natasha served as the Attorney-at-Law Consultant for the Guyana Football Federation (“GFF”), Constitutional Reform Project, and served as a member of the Disciplinary Committee for the GFF. She also served on the Guyana Bar Association and the Guyana Association of Women Lawyers as an Assistant Secretary and a committee member, respectively, from 2015-2016. She is currently a Board Member of the Rotary Club Georgetown.
- Banking and Finance
- Corporate & Commerce
- Employment Law
- Family Law
- Landlord and Tenant
- Mining and Environmental
- Public Law
- Real Estate
- Trusts, Estates and Foundations
- Hugh Wooding Law School, L.E.C., 2010 (Best Graduating Student Civ. Proc.)
- University of Guyana, LL.B., 2008 (Distinction)
- Guyana, 2010