Law Association responds to UWI Dean on lawyer fees being too high

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Law Association responds to UWI Dean on lawyer fees being too high

During the opening of the new Law Term 2019/2020, Dean of the Law Fac­ul­ty at the Uni­ver­si­ty of the West In­dies (UWI) Pro­fes­sor Rose-Marie Belle An­toine said that, in her opin­ion, lawyer fees in the coun­try “are too high”.

Prof. Belle Antoine made the remark during her fea­ture ad­dress cen­tred around ju­di­cial re­form at church ser­vice for the cer­e­mo­ni­al open­ing.

An­toine al­so re­vealed that the lawyer fees in T&T are some of the high­est in the Caribbean re­gion.

Pro­fes­sor Rose-Marie Belle An­toine

However the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago responded to Professor Belle Antoine statements via Twitter posts – “…Lawyer fees are fixed by the law…”

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