Miss Rochester was called to the Jamaican Bar in 1998 and joined the Attorney General’s Chambers that same year. Miss Rochester has had the privilege of serving in most of the divisions in these Chambers. She is presently the Director in charge of the General Legal Advice Division at the Attorney General’s Chambers where she is responsible for supervising a team of attorneys or otherwise handling the work of this division. The nature of the legal matters handled by this division affecting the Government or the wider public sector includes a broad range of regulatory matters including constitutional; administrative (law); legal aspects of financial responsibility and accountability; statutory appeals related to key industries; construction including FIDIC; employment including public sector employment; negligence including medical negligence; aspects of legal reform; and personal injury.
Miss Rochester served as the Director of the Commercial Affairs Division prior to joining the General Legal Advice Division in 2014. She is a graduate of the University of the West Indies (LL.B.), the Norman Manley Law School (C.L.E.) and the University of London (LL.M., International Business Law).