A dedicated team with a
diverse background in law.
Liza A. Harridyal Sodha
LL.B (HONS), LL.M, TEP
Liza Harridyal Sodha is the Principal of Harridyal Sodha & Associates.
In 1994, Liza graduated with honours, from the law faculty at the University of Manchester, England and then articled in London, England. Thereafter, she completed a professional training course in Jamaica to qualify as a Caricom lawyer, prior to being called to the Bar in Barbados in 1996. In 2001, Liza earned a Masters Degree in the Law of International Trade & Finance from the University of Wolverhampton and London. Shortly after being accepted to the Barbados Bar, Liza worked for a private, Barbados based wealth management international bank as in-house Counsel and Trust Officer and then for a leading law firm in Barbados. Harridyal Sodha & Associates (LizaLaw) was formed in 2002 and has gained recognition in international circles. Liza is an Executive of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (Barbados Branch), a Director of the Barbados International Business Association, and the Deputy Chair of the Joint Working Policy Group, which advises the Ministry of International Business in Barbados.
Keisha N. Hyde Porchetta
LL.B (HONS), TEP
Keisha N. Hyde Porchetta is a senior lawyer at Harridyal Sodha & Associates and has been practicing since 2002. Keisha graduated from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, having obtained her degree in Bachelor of Laws. She then pursued her Certificate of Legal Education at the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica. In addition to holding an LLB (Hons), Keisha is the current Chair of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) and also serves on the Board of Directors of the Barbados International Business Association (BIBA).
Keisha brings a wealth of experience in a number of legal areas including Corporate and Commercial Law, Real Property, Taxation, Trust and Estates, Insurance, Pensions, Shipping, Mergers and Acquisitions and Bankruptcy and Insolvency.
Ayo Barnard-Rawlins is an Associate at Harridyal Sodha & Associates. Ayo was called to the Bar of England & Wales in July 2005 and to the Bar of Barbados in June 2006.
Ayo is a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and currently serves as a Junior Committee Member on the Council for the Barbados Bar Association and as Committee Member on the Barbados International Business Association Legal Profession Committee.
At Harridyal Sodha & Associates Ayo is involved in Conveyancing, Mortgages, Employment law, Corporate and Commercial, and Trusts and Estates.
Keisha L. Haynes
LLB (HONS), LL.M
Keisha Haynes commenced her legal studies at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in Barbados where she graduated in 2008 with a LL.B (Hons.) degree. She then completed the Legal Education Certificate at the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and Tobago in 2010 where she also participated in the Corporate Law Legal Clinic.
After being called to the Bar, Keisha joined Harridyal Sodha & Associates, where she practices in the areas of Corporate and Commercial Law.
Natalia R. Burke
B.A. (HONS), LL.B (HONS)
Natalia Burke is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in Barbados where she obtained a Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) degree in 2013. She thereafter continued her legal studies and attended the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and Tobago where she received her Legal Education Certificate in 2015.
Upon being admitted to the Barbados Bar in 2015, Natalia joined Harridyal-Sodha & Associates, where she practices in the areas of Corporate and Commercial Law, Conveyancing, Employment Law and Trust and Estates.
Alana T. Nichols
Alana T. Nichols attended the University of Kent in Canterbury, England, where she completed her Bachelors of Law degree in 2014. Subsequently, she attended the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and Tobago and obtained her Legal Education Certificate. Alana was admitted to the Barbados Bar in 2016, after which she joined Harridyal-Sodha & Associates where she practices in the areas of Corporate and Commercial law.