Fiona Murphy is a two time graduate of the University of the West Indies, holding both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literatures of English (Mona campus) as well as a Law degree (Cave Hill campus) both with honours. Ms Murphy obtained her Legal Education Certificate at the Norman Manley Law School and is called to the bar in Jamaica and Antigua and Barbuda.
Having practiced privately for almost ten years, before the Financial Services Commission, her predominant areas of practice have been admiralty, intellectual property, probate (non-contentious) personal injury and employment law. She has also practiced family, conveyancing, probate (contentious) as well as commercial law. Ms Murphy has acted as a litigator for some of the top organizations in the region in banking, tourism, investment and insurance. She has regularly appeared before the Industrial Tribunal, Magistrate and High Courts as well as the Court of Appeal.