We aim to facilitate the development of competent legal practitioners for the Region who, appreciate their responsibility as members of an honourable profession and recognizing the needs of their socio-economic environment, are inspired in the pursuit of excellence, the maintenance of high ethical standards, the promotion of social justice and the strengthening of the rule of Law
The Hugh Wooding Law School was presented with the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT) QuiTE Award for Excellence in Service at ACTT’s Excellence in Higher Education Awards Ceremony 2013 held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port of Spain on October 31st.
The Hugh Wooding Law School offers a two-year, full-time programme of training for persons who hold a degree of Bachelor of Laws from the University of the West Indies or another university approved by the Council leading to the award of the Legal Education Certificate, which is recognised in the participating states as the professional qualification for admission to practice.
Miriam Samaru is a national of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. She is a graduate of the University of the West Indies (1980) and the Hugh Wooding Law School (1982). She was called to the Bar in Trinidad and Tobago in 1982 and in Saint Lucia in 1996. She has worked in Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands and Saint Lucia. She held the post of Solicitor General of Saint Lucia until 1999 when she joined the Council of Legal Education at the Eugene Dupuch Law School in Nassau, Bahamas. In 2001, she was appointed Principal of that Law School.
She holds a Master of Laws in Maritime Law and Law of the Sea. She has served on the following boards: Adoption Board of Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority, Saint Lucia Civil Aviation Authority and Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority. She is a member of the Council of Legal Education, the Board of the Faculty of Law, the International Bar Association, the Commonwealth Lawyers Association and is a Fellow Member of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies, University of London. She is a charter member of the Central Pilot Club of Nassau, Bahamas
The Hugh Wooding Law School was presented with the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT) QuiTE Award for Excellence in Service at ACTT’s Excellence in Higher Education Awards Ceremony 2013 held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port of Spain on October 31st. View our video which highlights the services provided to the students.
HWLS Winners of the 2013 Annual Caribbean Court of Justice International Mooting Competition
Photographs of the Hamel-Smith Appellate Mooting Competition 2013
Congratulations to our teams, Price Media: Off To Offord FINALS!, Stetson Women advance to FINALS, Congratulations to ICC Team !
The Hugh Wooding Law School team competed in the regional finals against the University of Pepperdine, California. Judges were split on the final decision, but the Hugh Wooding Law School....
Hugh Wooding Law School is the Regional Winner – Caribbean & Central America in the Monroe E. Price Media Law Moot Court Competition which was held at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York. Stephen Roberts won an award for Outstanding Advocacy....