Profile - David Hamel-Smith - M. Hamel-Smith & Co.
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Attorney Profile

David Hamel-Smith


David Hamel-Smith, Associate at M. Hamel-Smith & Co.
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Phone: 868 299 0981
Mobile: 246 244 4670

Bar Admissions

2017: St. Vincent & The Grenadines

2015: St. Kitts

2014: Trinidad & Tobago

2014: Barbados

2013: Nova Scotia, Canada

Areas of Practice

  • General Commercial litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Commercial Debt Collection
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Employment and Labour law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution


David is an Associate in the Dispute & Risk Management Department. He joined the firm as an In-service Trainee in September 2013, having previously articled at the firm of Arnold Pizzo McKiggan in Nova Scotia, Canada. He also interned at Clarke Gittens Farmer in Barbados.

Current Involvement

  • Preparing Legal Opinions.
  • Legal research and drafting of Court Documents
  • Practising primarily as an Instructing Attorney in Trials before the High Court.
  • Advising and assisting clients in managing legal disputes and potential disputes.

Professional Memberships

The Law Association of Trinidad & Tobago
The Barbados Bar Association
The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society


2014: L.E.C. Hugh Wooding Law School

2012: J.D. Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada

2009: B.A. (Honours) Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada


  • Author: Hush Yuh Mouth! A primer on non-disclosure agreements (SDAs) featured in the November 3, 2019 T&T Guardian newspaper;
  • Author: Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies featured in the June 30, 2019 T&T Guardian newspaper and the Hamel-Smith Forum Vol. 11 Issue 2, October 2019;