Experienced business/corporate Attorney always interested in new challenges and expanding my knowledge base. Practical and solution-oriented.

Experience

  • Independent Law Practice Professional

    at Owner

    September 2012 - at Present

    San Fernando

    Corporate/civil Attorney-at-Law and Henley MBA graduate, with 16 years experience focusing on general civil litigation including construction law and contract law, corporate litigation, commercial litigation, corporate law, reviewing oil and gas agreements, preparation and review of contracts and commercial agreements, advocacy, real estate financing and deeds, corporate secretarial matters, and legal opinions. External counsel for an energy company, construction conglomerate, global sugar trading company, and panel attorney for two commercial banks

  • Partner

    at Lex Caribbean

    November 2004 - September 2012

    City of Port of Spain

    Managing Partner, San Fernando and Tobago Offices Department Head, Real Estate Finance and Conveyancing Unit – Trinidad & Tobago Offices (March 16 2012) Direct all matters pertaining to both routine real estate dealings and contentious litigation matters. Supervise and mentor combined staff of 30 members. Plan, manage and monitor office budgets and conduct performance appraisals. Collaborate with the human resources department and directly with clients to resolve operational issues. Collaborate with fellow Partners in the overall management of the Trinidad & Tobago practice. Participate in strategic planning processes for the firm’s regional operations. Plan and participate in marketing activities with new and existing clients

  • Associate

    at Girwar and Deonarine

    August 1999 - November 2004

    San Fernando

    Associate Attorney at Law, Litigation Department Managed a varied litigation portfolio; supervised a team of 5 employees.

Education

  • The IFE Five (5) Day Mini Oil and Gas MBA

    at International Faculty of Energy, London, United Kingdom

    2015 - 2015 (1 year) London

  • • The Fundamentals of International Arbitration and Caribbean Arbitration Trends

    at University of Miami School of Law's International Arbitration Institute, Miami, USA

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Florida

  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

    at Henley Business School, University of Reading, Oxfordshire, England

    2008 - 2013 (5 years)

  • Legal Education Certificate (LEC)

    at Hugh Wooding Law School, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

    1997 - 1999 (2 years) Tunapuna/Piarco

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons)

    at University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados

    1994 - 1997 (3 years) Tunapuna/Piarco

Services offered

  • Legal and Business Advice

    Corporate/civil Attorney-at-Law and Henley MBA graduate, with 16 years experience focusing on general civil litigation including construction law and contract law, corporate litigation, commercial litigation, corporate law, reviewing oil and gas agreements, preparation and review of contracts and commercial agreements, advocacy, real estate financing and deeds, corporate secretarial matters, and legal opinions.

    Specialties: Legal matters including civil and commercial litigation, corporate law, banking law, mortgagee actions, construction law, contract law, contentious probate, non-contentious probate matters, medical negligence, real estate financing, real estate and land use, drafting legal opinions, general legal advice

Languages

  • Spanish Elementary

  • French Elementary

  • English Native

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