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.
2011-2016: Conducted training seminars on mortgages at local financial institutions.
The Law Association of Trinidad & Tobago
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
“The Essence of Time in Contracts for the Sale of Land” Hamel-Smith Forum, Vol. 10 Issue 5, November 2018