Barrister Maurice Garber is the Senior Partner and Founder of the law firm of Garber & Co. Having qualified as an English barrister in 1986, Mr. Garber relocated to the United States and was admitted as an Attorney of the State of New York, USA in 1988 and a Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of Sierra Leone in 1989. He was also admitted to the Bar of the Judicature of Jamaica, West Indies in 1992. Having practiced as a New York Attorney for over a decade, Mr. Garber returned home in 2003/ 2004 to set up the Law firm of Garber & Co. He serves as City Solicitor to the Freetown City Council and is the retained lawyer for numerous clients including banks, manufacturers, insurance companies and other national and international clients. He also serves as a Legal Consultant to the African Development Bank, the World Bank, IFC, DIFID, Afreximbank and several other multinational institutions and international conglomerates
Barrister Derek Beoku-Betts is a partner of the law firm of Garber & Co.  Having qualified as an English Barrister in 1986 and holds a masters degree in Commercial and Corporate Law from University College London.  He was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales in 1996.  He has worked as a part-time lecturer in law at the London Metropolitan University, in addition to delivering training to Lawyers in the United Kingdom.  He has worked in the UK for many years as a Solicitor and in the past three years as one of the partners in his own firm.  In addition to his UK experience, Mr. Beoku-Betts has been involved in advising and assisting with commercial transactions and agreements and also advising on civil litigation in Sierra Leone.
Barrister Precious Fewry obtained a degree in BA from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone in 2005. After 3 years of work experience as a Teacher, Administrative Manager and Paralegal, She then proceeded to Fourah Bay College again in 2008 and obtained an LLB (Hons) degree. Thereafter she was admitted to the Sierra Leone Law School in 2012 and was called to the Bar in November 2013. She has also participated in a 3 days short course on Alternative Dispute Resolution and International Arbitration.
Barrister Hotobah-During graduated with an honors degree in Law (LLB) from London University. He successfully completed Law School in London and was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales in 1995. After working for a number of London-based practices, he established his own firm, TKD Solicitors, in 2001, presently based in Central London, in which he remains a partner.
He was also admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Sierra Leone in 2007.
Barrister Hotobah-During joined Garber & Co as a Senior Associate in 2016. His practice entails undertaking Court representation in contentious civil and commercial matters. He is also handles a variety of non-contentious work, such as property conveyancing (commercial and residential, freehold and leasehold), wills and probate.
Barrister Tamba Kellie is a partner in the firm and a seasoned legal practitioner with over 10 years experience. He is the holder of an LLB degree and a graduate Diploma in International law from the University of London. In addition, he holds a Post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Westminster University. A qualified UK Solicitor duly enrolled as a Solicitor of the Law Society of England & Wales, Mr. Kellie returned home in 2008 to establish a legal practice and sat and passed the requisite law school bar exams required by the Council of legal Education in Sierra Leone.
He was admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of Sierra Leone in 2008 and joined the law firm of Garber & Co in May 2010 where he serves as Off-Counsel and handles complex litigation and contractual matters on behalf of the firm.  Barrister Kelly also serves as in-house counsel to the National Power Authority (NPA) where he gives ongoing advice to the Parastatal and to the Government of Sierra Leone on contractual and regulatory matters affecting the Authority.

The Law Firm of Garber & Co was founded by the late Barrister Manilius R. O. Garber in the early 1970's and was known at that time as Ijesha Chambers. Manilius R.O. Garber was a renowned and experienced civil and human rights lawyer with a reputation for probity and excellence at the bar. He was Past President of the Sierra Leone Bar Association and Past President of the All Africa Bar Association. Upon his death in 1989, his son, Maurice R.O. Garber returned home from New York where he was practicing as an Attorney to continue his practice and re-named the chambers Garber & Co.

Our Partners are admitted to diverse jurisdictions in the United Kingdom, the United States and the Caribbean and are all licensed solicitors of the Law Society of England & Wales. Our practice areas comprise civil and commercial matters and the firm specializes in all aspects of international commercial law. Of primary importance is the provision of ethical, competent, timely, reliable and seasoned legal advice and assistance to all our Clients.

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