Profile - Linnel Pierre - M. Hamel-Smith & Co.
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Attorney Profile

Linnel Pierre


Linnel Pierre, Associate at M. Hamel-Smith & Co.
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Phone: 868 299 0981
Mobile: 868 389 6809

Bar Admissions

2011: Trinidad & Tobago

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law and Business Transactions
  • Insurance Law
  • Insolvency Law
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Pensions
  • Environmental Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Aviation Law


Prior to joining the firm in October 2014, Linnel spent three years as a Judicial Research Counsel, working alongside the Appellate and High Court Judges at the Judiciary of Trinidad & Tobago. Her stint at the Judiciary provided her with invaluable exposure to many areas of civil litigation and a keen eye for detecting potential contentious issues. Since joining the firm, Linnel has assisted and advised a range of clients on various corporate and commercial matters.

Current Involvement

  • Preparation and review of commercial contracts, including distributorship and share sale agreements.
  • Providing corporate commercial advice to clients.
  • Providing advice regarding registration and regulatory requirements.
  • Conducting due diligence exercises in relation to business sales and acquisitions.


2019: Co-Author, A look at the state of the implementation of the Fair Trade Act and the impact of same when it comes into force, August 4, 2019;

Author: How Well Do You Know Your Pension Plan? featured in the June 9, 2019 T&T Guardian newspaper and the Hamel-Smith Forum Vol. 11 Issue 2, October 2019;

Author: The Long Awaited Insurance Reform Is On The HorizonHamel-Smith Forum, Vol. 10 Issue 4, March, 2018

Co-Author: Fair Competition is coming: Hamel-Smith Forum, March 2017

Author: The Growth of the Private Labelling Trend: Hamel-Smith Forum, March 2016

Co-Author: Not Broken, Just Bent” Facilitating Financial Rehabilitation via the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 2007: Hamel-Smith Forum, April 2015, August 2015

Professional Memberships

The Law Association of Trinidad & Tobago


2014:  LL.M Corporate and Commercial Law – University of the West Indies Cave Hill (Distance)

2011: L.E.C. (Hugh Wooding Law School)

2009: LL.B (Hons.) University of the West Indies