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Microsoft Office Professional Experience

Location:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Posted:
February 21, 2018

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Professional Summary

Attorney-at-law with * years experience in the legal services industry representing corporate clients in relation to dispute resolution, negotiation of agreements, oral and written advocacy before Courts, compliance with Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Terrorism Financing legislation, client onboarding processes, preparation of filed documents, evidence collation, and creation of various status reporting documents.

Key Skills & Certifications

●Oral and Written Advocacy

●Alternative Dispute Resolution (Certificate - Hugh Wooding Law School, 2015)

●Legal Research Databases (Lexis Nexis, JSTOR, Legal Information Institutes)

●Microsoft Office Suite/Google Docs/iWork Suite

Professional Experience

LEX Caribbean, St. Clair, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago October 2015 – January 2018

Commercial Litigation, Restructuring & Insolvency Associate Attorney

●Exceeded billing target by 76% for financial year 2017

●Managed and trained 4 administrative support staff on client management roles and functions

●Conducted on-boarding compliance action list for new clients within portfolio

●Authored an updated draft template retainer agreement for new engagements

●Developed a digital catalogue system for new matters and profiles of client contact personnel

●Reported on potential suspicious clients and transactions to senior leadership

●Conducted litigation independently and in concert with senior attorneys in a host of complex, high profile matters representing the largest conglomerate within the Caribbean region (CLICO), its subsidiaries (Angostura and Home Construction Limited), and the Trinidad & Tobago Civil Aviation Authority

Legal Assistant June 2014 – September 2014

●Participated in due diligence exercise for a potential merger and acquisition transaction involving a regional telecommunications and cable provider (Flow)

●Prepared contracts, deeds, and releases, and assisted in the due diligence effort for a major commercial real estate acquisition transaction

Education

Hugh Wooding Law School, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago - October 2015

Legal Education Certificate

Projects:

●Keith Sobion Memorial Prize for Leadership and Initiative October 2015

●Wendell Kangaloo Memorial Discussion (Organizing Committee Chair) March 2014

●Hamel Smith Appellate Mooting Competition (Champion) February 2014

University of London – Bachelor in Laws (Hons.) (August 2013)

Awards:

●Institute of Law and Academic Studies Special Prize for Critical Thinking August 2013

Leadership Experience

Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago 2016 – Present

Junior Ordinary Member - 31st Council 2017 – Present



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