BIOGRAPHY

Rebecca Durant was admitted to the Barbados Bar Association in October 2016.

She attended the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad from 2014 to 2016 where she attained her Legal Education Certificate and a place on the Principle’s Roll of Honour and was also awarded the Fitzwilliam Stone, Furness-Smith & Morgan Prize for Best Performance in Civil Procedure and Practice II.

At the undergraduate level, she attended University of the West Indies, Cavehill campus, from 2011 to 2014 attaining her Bachelor of Laws degree with Upper Second Class Honours.

In her second year of law school Rebecca was one of sixteen students selected to be a part of the Human Rights Law Specialist Clinic during which she produced an article published in the Trinidad Guardian on the 18 January 2016 for the Law Made Simple column entitled “The Extradition Process”, developed an original Human Rights board game as project to raise awareness for human rights issues, and participated in a build for the international organization Habitat for Humanity.

Rebecca is currently employed as an associate at InterCaribbean Legal practicing mainly in the areas of; estates, corporate law, property law and intellectual property law.

EDUCATION

  • Legal Education Certificate, Hugh Wooding Law School
  • Bachelor of Laws (with Honours), University of the West Indies

AWARDS

  • Fitzwilliam Stone, Furness-Smith & Morgan Prize for Best Performance in Civil Procedure and Practice II

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Extradition Process - The Trinidad Guardian for the Law Made Simple column 18 th January 2016

http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2016-01-18/extradition-process