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
Dana Seetahal S.C. 1955-2014
Remembered for Always Daring Greatly
Photos highlighting events that took place at Amar Rampersadsingh's Retirement Function
Is there room for 1700 more Attorneys?THIS ARTICLE PRESENTS a hypothesis and is not conclusive. I encourage the Council for Legal Education and the Law Association to conduct a comprehensive study into the market for legal services.....
Photographs from the Wendell Kangaloo Memorial Discussion 2014.
Hugh Wooding Law School is the Champion of the Americas Regional Round of the International Price Media Law Moot Court Competition which was held at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York during the period January 22 – 26, 2014.
The Hugh Wooding Law School (HWLS) emerged victorious in the Lex Caribbean Regional Client Interviewing Competition hosted by the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica on 31 January.
The annual Hamel-Smith Appellate Moot Court Competition was won by the team of Foderingham-Garraway, Peters and Roberts.
In 2014 the Hugh Wooding Law Sschool has made its inaugural participation in the 9th annual International Chamber of Commerce’s International Commercial Mediation Competition in Paris, held during the week of 7-13th February.