Prominent Lawyer and President of the SVG Human Rights Association, Nicole Sylvester passed away at her home yesterday evening after a period of illness.
Sylvester had an illustrious career. She was the past President of the OECS Bar Association and the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Bar Association
She was called to the bar in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Eastern Caribbean States Supreme Court in 1991 and is the Managing Senior Partner of the Caribbean International Law Firm.
Sylvester was one of the Principal Advisors on subject areas of: Commercial Law, International Finance, Civil Litigation, Banking Law, Intellectual Property, Insurance Law, Trade Unions, Admiralty, Taxation, Conveyance, Real Estate, Constitutional, Human Rights and Criminal Law.
She has had a long and distinguished career practicing at all levels at both the Criminal and Civil Courts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the wider organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States. She has also appeared before the Privy Council in the UK on many matters and has advised on a wide range of issues. Our condolences to her family.