Jeffrey started his professional career in 1982 as an advocate and spent three (3) years appearing before the Courts and advising clients on a variety of matters. In 1985 he took up a position as an in-house attorney-at- law with a petroleum marketing company and remained there for over eight (8) years ending up as the legal manager and company secretary.
In 1994 he joined the Firm’s Commercial Department with a litigation portfolio in admiralty, tax and employment matters. He now practices entirely within the commercial arena, while continuing to be available to his litigation partners for consultation on admiralty, tax and employment litigation. Jeffrey is also a former Managing Partner of the Firm having served in that capacity from 2010 to 2014.
He represents a wide variety of mainly business clients across multiple sectors including upstream and downstream petroleum, petrochemicals, metallics, manufacturing, contracting, marketing and distribution as well as banking and insurance. He advises on the corporate and tax structuring of enterprises in Trinidad and Tobago, formation of corporate entities, conduct of their affairs, joint ventures, share and asset transfers, a wide variety of commercial agreements and employment and pension matters.
Jeffrey is a reader and gardener and makes the time to enjoy both.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Foreign Investment
- Health Safety and Environment (HSE)
- England and Wales - 1982 (Barrister)
- Trinidad and Tobago - 1982
- University of Nottingham, England – LL.B.
- Inns of Court, School of Law
- The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
- Trinidad and Tobago Law Association