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Garvin Simonette

DSC00940Garvin currently practices as a commercial lawyer in both contentious and non-contentious matters and is considered by his peers to be one of the senior practitioners in the commercial law arena. Garvin practiced in England (at Nabarro’s and Masons, now PinsentMasons, from 1987 until his return to Trinidad in 1994). He now regularly acts for both major private sector companies and inward investors to the Caribbean as well as Government entities. He appears as Counsel in both the High Court and the Court of Appeal and has conducted major commercial arbitrations. He has also appeared as independent legal expert witness on Trinidad and Tobago company/commercial and taxation law in the Texas Courts. Garvin enjoys a regional practice and is admitted to practice in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Turks and Caicos Islands. He appears before the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal. He regularly conducts commercial cross-border transactions. Garvin represents Canadian oil and gas exploration and production companies conducting E&P work in Trinidad & Tobago. He sits on the board of directors of significant private sector companies in Trinidad Garvin is a proponent of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy and has been regularly invited to speak on the topic at several fora throughout the Caribbean. He uses his vast experience in business to create innovative solutions in order to achieve his client’s commercial objectives. He was called to the Bar at Gray’s Inn, London in 1987. Garvin is law graduate of the University of the West Indies and holds an LLM from the University of London. gsimonette@simonettelewis.com

Admitted to Practice:, England, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Turks & Caicos Islands

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