2020: Barbados

2018: England & Wales


Paul straddles the litigation/dispute resolution and transactional/corporate departments at Hamel-Smith Caribbean. Although still early in his career, Paul has already worked on several substantial litigation matters as well as provided clients with key corporate and transactional services.

Paul enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, surfing, and is also a talented fisherman. He regularly captains his fishing team in regional tournaments.

Practice Focus

Paul is a UK-trained lawyer, recently called to the Bar in Barbados. During his time as an in-service trainee at M. Hamel-Smith & Co. he worked with the attorneys in the transactional as well as the dispute and risk departments. Paul has assisted with conveyancing, corporate secretarial work as well as conducting legal research and drafting in contentious legal disputes.


June 2020 – Present: Attorney-at-Law, Hamel-Smith Caribbean

March 2020 – June 2020: In service trainee, Hamel-Smith Caribbean

September 2019 – March 2020: Trainee at M. Hamel-Smith & Co.

July 2018 – January 2019: In service trainee, Hamel-Smith Caribbean


2020: LEC, Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad

2018: LLB (Distance Learning), BPP University, UK

2017: BPTC, The University of the West of England, UK

2014: BA Political Science, University of Western Ontario, Canada


2020: Barbados

2018: England & Wales