Young receives his instrument of appointment to the rank of Senior Counsel

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Young receives his instrument of appointment to the rank of Senior Counsel

President Christine Kangaloo on Thursday, June 20, 2024 presented the instrument of appointment to Stuart Young, to the rank of Senior Counsel at a presentation ceremony at The President’s House.

Mr. Young is a graduate of St. Mary’s College and the University of Nottingham (1996 – LL.B. (Hons.)), where he studied law and later was admitted to the bar in Trinidad & Tobago (1998), England and Wales (1997), the Commonwealth of Dominica (2010) and Antigua and Barbuda (2014). He is an Utter Barrister called to bar at Gray’s Inn, London U.K.

Prior to being elected, Mr. Young specialised in complex commercial litigation, public law, Constitutional law, Industrial Relations, Insurance and Banking law.

He also acted as counsel in election petitions and various statutory and internal tribunals. He worked at M. Hamel-Smith & Co. before going out on his own and practising as an advocate attorney at Carlisle Chambers and Chancery Chambers until September 2015 when he became an elected member of parliament for Port of Spain North/ St. Ann’s West. Mr. Young has also acted at Attorney General on several occasions.