Profile - Miguel Vasquez - M. Hamel-Smith & Co.
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Attorney Profile

Miguel Vasquez

Senior Associate

Miguel Vasquez, Associate at M. Hamel-Smith & Co.
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Phone: 868 299 0981
Mobile: 868 355 1183

Bar Admissions

2016: Trinidad & Tobago

Areas of Practice

  • Tax and Legal Planning
  • Tax Litigation
  • Tax Appeals
  • General Commercial law
  • Immigration Law (Work Permits)

Profile

Miguel joined the Firm in June 2016 as an In-service Trainee, and was appointed as an Associate in November 2016. Miguel was a member of the Tax Practice Group and was promoted to Senior Associate on November 1, 2021 within the Dispute & Risk Management Department.

Current Involvement

  • Tax Appeals before the Tax Appeal Board
  • General Tax Law Advice
  • Corporate Commercial Advice
  • Immigration Advice and Work Permits
  • General Research and Legal Opinion Writing

Education

2016: L.E.C. Hugh Wooding Law School

2014: LL.B (Hons.) University of the West Indies

Publications

Author: “Property Tax: What to know” published in the T&T Guardian newspaper on October 10, 2021

Author: “The regulation of the casino industry in T&T” published in the T&T Guardian newspaper on September 12, 2021

Author: “A Unified Caribbean Region – What are your rights?” published in the T&T Guardian newspaper on August 29, 2021

Author: “Code Red: Climate change and renewables” published in the T&T Guardian newspaper on August 15, 2021

Co-Author: “Beyond cryptocurrency and regulation” published in the T&T Guardian newspaper on April 11, 2021

Author: “Tax Audits: What to expect?” published in the T&T Guardian newspaper on November 22, 2020

Author: “Covid-19 and the tax residency implications of running a business remotely”; T&T Guardian newspaper September 27, 2020

Co-Author: “Stop Holding Me Back! Exposure to Withholding Tax in Cross-Border Contracts” Hamel-Smith Forum, Vol. 10 Issue 5, November 2018

Co-Author: Transfer Pricing-A Diamond in the Rough, Special Edition Forum, June 2018;