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Attorney Profile

Candice Jones-Simmons

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Candice Jones-Simmons
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Address:

P.O. Box 219
Eleven Albion
Cor. Dere & Albion Streets, Port of Spain
Trinidad & Tobago

Phone: 868 299 0981

Mobile: 868 322 5223

Bar Admissions

2006: Trinidad and Tobago

Areas of Practice:

  • Real Estate

Profile:

Candice commenced her legal career as a Judicial Research Assistant to one of Trinidad and Tobago’s most accomplished and respected Judges of the Court of Appeal.  Thereafter, Candice practiced as a Conveyancer and an Instructing Attorney-at-Law in civil litigation with a focus on contentious real property matters, including breach of agreements for sale, construction of deeds, expunging of deeds from the record, mortgagee actions and disputes between landlords and tenants.

Prior to joining Hamel-Smith, Candice was a Partner at another law firm where she managed the conveyancing practice in that firm’s Tobago’s office.  She has extensive experience in the delivery of legal services to commercial and private clients on a broad spectrum of real property transactions.  Candice complements her specialisation and interest in the law of real estate with academia, as she is also an adjunct lecturer at the Faculty of Law at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus where she lectures on this area of law.

Presentations

2011-2016: Conducted training seminars on mortgages at local financial institutions.

Membership

The Law Association of Trinidad & Tobago

Education

2016: FIDIC International Training in Contract Management and Administrative Disciplines under the 1999 FIDIC contracts

2008: Alternative Dispute Resolution Workshop

2006: L.E.C (Hugh Wooding Law School) Certificate of Merit

2004: LL.B (Hons.) University of the West Indies

Publications

“The Essence of Time in Contracts for the Sale of Land” Hamel-Smith Forum, Vol. 10 Issue 5, November 2018