Ms. Ariel Moonsie was admitted to the bar of the Trinidad and Tobago in 2014. Prior to joining the firm in August 2017, Ms. Moonsie completed her Masters in Corporate and Commercial Law and worked as a Legal Officer at a Corporate Association whose main focus was the development of corporate legal skills and the training of exceptional Corporate Attorneys in the Caribbean.
It is on this foundation that she joined the Firm in 2017 where she has grown to be a skillful Instructing Attorney, working under the supervision of our Senior Litigation Partner, Mr. Prakash Deonarine. Ms. Moonsie’s portfolio currently includes matters mainly based on Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils (FIDIC), construction contracts, commercial contracts, fraud, trespass to land, and defamation among others.
In recent times (2017-2019), Ms. Moonsie has instructed Mr. Prakash Deonarine in the management and obtaining of twenty-nine (29) judgments (excess of 300 million dollars) pertaining to breach of contract under FIDIC and, under the lead of Mr. Deonarine, successfully undertook potentially the largest attachment of debt (garnishee) proceedings in Trinidad and Tobago.
She is currently in the process of expanding her portfolio as a certified Mediator and, to date has completed over one hundred (100) hours of Mediation and Mediation Advocacy training.
It is her past management experience and her keen alternative dispute resolution skills that often places her as an organizer in her department and a valuable member of the G&D team.
2012 LLB (Hons) – University of the West Indies
2014 Hugh Wooding Law School
2014 Admitted to practice as an Attorney-at-Law in Trinidad and Tobago
2016 Master of Laws (LLM) (Corporate and Commercial Law)
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