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

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.

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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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