Shivangelie Ramoutar

Associate
Brief info

Academic Qualifications:LLB (UWI | 2013), LEC (HWLS | 2015), LLM (Cantab | 2017)
Bar affiliations:Trinidad and Tobago | 2015
Tel. No.: 1 (868) 612-0110 ext. 235
Fax No.: 1 (868) 627-5006


Associations:
Member of the Corporate, Commercial and Conveyancing Committee, Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago


Biography

Shivangelie has been with our Firm since November 2017.

Shivangelie provides critical support for the Firm’s Advisory and Risk Management portfolios and is also principally responsible for the Firm’s Tax Appeal portfolio. Shivangelie is most often engaged in providing deeply researched legal advice to our clients on a wide range of corporate, commercial and tax matters. She is also experienced in preparing complex legal documents for clients when the need arises.

Shivangelie has considerable trial experience before the High Courts of Trinidad and Tobago and the Tax Appeal Board. Prior to joining the Firm, Shivangelie worked with the Chief State Solicitor’s Department.

In the course of her corporate and commercial work, Shivangelie, a national scholarship winner, is well served by her Masters in Commercial Law.

Shivangelie has practical business experience in the Automotive Industry and brings this to bear in serving her clients’ interests. She regularly involves herself in volunteering initiatives and is a keen traveller.

Recent Casework:

2020- Tang Nian v. RBC Merchant Bank (Caribbean) Limited CV 2017-02181– Together with Christopher Sieuchand, successfully defended the Bank against a claim by a former employee for benefits alleged to have accrued under a Supplemental Bonus Plan.

2020- ACI Limited v. Board of Inland Revenue (No. 3) [2015] T.T.T.C. (1/17) – Together with Martin G. Daly, S.C., successfully challenged the interpretation of provisions in the Miscellaneous Taxes Act, Chap 77:01 relied upon by the Board of Inland Revenue in assessing the corporation tax liability of a major local energy company.