Colin was admitted to practice as an Attorney-at-Law in Trinidad and Tobago in October 1993. He joined the Firm as an Associate in that year and became a Partner in the year 2000. Colin was appointed Senior Counsel in May, 2023.
Colin heads the Firm’s Litigation Department, and practices as an Advocate Attorney and handles diverse areas of civil law practice including corporate/commercial; securities regulation; insurance; land matters; administrative law; proceeds of crime/money laundering matters construction law and employment claims. He regularly represents clients in the High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal; and has appeared before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. He also appears as Counsel in arbitrations and before Commissions of Enquiry such as the Commission of Enquiry into the Construction Sector of Trinidad and Tobago and the Commission of Enquiry into the Collapse of CL Financial Ltd. et al representing clients which have included inter alia the Attorney General and a multi-national accounting firm.
Colin also sat as a Temporary Judge of the High Court of Justice of Trinidad and Tobago from September 2007 to April 2008. He has also served as a member of the Disciplinary Committee to hear complaints against fellow members of his profession from 2003 to 2007.
He was a seasoned tutor at the Hugh Wooding Law School for 20 years in the areas of Trial Advocacy and for a year in the subject Civil Practice and Procedure. Colin is passionate about the traditions and responsibilities of the Legal Profession and committed to ensuring that these continue and are passed on to the younger members of the Profession.
Apart from the law, Colin is passionate about his dogs, Liverpool Football Club and Horology.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Trinidad and Tobago – (1993)
- University of West Indies – LL.B.
- Hugh Wooding Law School – LEC
- Trinidad and Tobago Law Association