Carlton G. Williams LLB (Hons)

Managing Partner
Williams McKoy & Palmer Attorneys-at-Law

Carlton Williams is currently the Managing Partner of the law firm Williams McKoy & Palmer which was founded more than twenty years ago. His field of expertise encompasses a diverse cross-section of legal areas ranging from probating, to civil and criminal litigation.   

Prior to forming the law firm Williams McKoy & Palmer, Mr. Williams practiced in chambers with Ian Ramsey Q.C., where he not only appeared in a number of high profile civil and criminal matters, to include the Maurice Bishop murder case in Grenada; but developed his specialty areas of practice in conveyancing and civil litigation. 

Mr. Williams is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and the Norman Manley Law School and was admitted to the Jamaican Bar in 1978.

Mr. Williams is an ardent member of the Anglican Church and dedicates his spare time to outreach programs through the Church. He currently a Trustee of the Tourism Workers Pension Scheme serves and is a member of the Bar Association and the Advocates Association of Jamaica. He has served as a member of the governing council of the University of Technology, Chairman of the board of the Papine Secondary School, member of the board of Campion College and Chairman of the disciplinary committee of the Racing Commission. 

Mr. Williams is married with three children. 

Leon R. Palmer LLB (Hons)


Leon Palmer is one of the firm’s founding Partners and has been practising at the Jamaican bar for over thirty (30) years. Mr. Palmer has a particular expertise in litigation matters with a general practice in conveyancing.

Prior to forming the firm, Mr. Palmer was a Crown Counsel in the office of the Attorney General for the first ten or so years of his practice. He then entered private practice and later became a partner at Williams, McKoy & Palmer.   

Mr. Palmer is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and the Norman Manley Law School and was admitted to the Jamaican Bar in 1978.

Marc I. Williams BA, LLB (Hons), JP

Barister, England & Wales
Attorney-at-Law, Jamaica

Marc Williams joined the firm Williams McKoy & Palmer in 2009 and specializes in Conveyancing Estate Planning and Corporate law.

Prior to joining Williams McKoy & Palmer Mr. Williams was a Senior Associate at Lydian Wealth Management in Washington, DC, a boutique wealth management firm with over US$13 billion under management.  Mr. Williams began his career at Citigroup (New York) as a financial analyst in their Investment Banking division Smith Barney.  

Mr. Williams has served as a Director on a number of government boards to include Wigton Wind Farm (formerly a subsidiary of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ but now publicly traded) and the Jamaican Urban Transport Company (JUTC). He currently sits on the Board of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Jamaica Football Federation Competitions & Regulations Committee, Chairs the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Competitions and remains a consultant and legal adviser to a number of small businesses in the region.  


Mr. Williams holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from Williams College, a LLB (Hons) from the University of London and a Series 65 Investment Adviser License.  He is a Barrister, having been called to the Bar in England and Wales, and is also called to the Jamaican Bar as an Attorney-at-Law.