Senator The Honourable Anand Ramlogan
Attorney General of Trinidad & Tobago
Anand Ramlogan, was appointed as the Attorney General of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on May 26, 2010 and thereby became the 14th national to hold this position.
Senator Ramlogan came to the office of AG as a human rights attorney and managing partner at Freedom Law Chambers in San Fernando, Trinidad. He was called to the bar of England and Wales as a member of the honourable society of the Middle Temple, and graduated within the top 10% in the Commonwealth.
He was one of the youngest attorneys from the Commonwealth to address the Law Lords of the Privy Council and is a door tenant at Charter Chambers in London. His cases have been the subject of many articles in international law journals and he gives guest lectures in various universities in London. He has fought and won many landmark cases that have lead to changes in the law.
Senator Ramlogan set the tone for this distinguished career in law having won many prizes and awards. Amongst then were a Chevening Scholarship; a Commonwealth scholarship to read for the London Bar Final Course and in 2004 and the Express ‘Individual of the Year’ Award. This Express Newspaper Award is given to citizens who have made an outstanding contribution that has transformed society.
On his appointment to the office of the Attorney General, Senator Ramlogan said, “The same issues I fought for –justice, equality, fair play- those will remain the same priorities as Attorney General for this new administration.”
He also pledged to collaborate with his colleagues, the Ministers of Justice and Legal Affairs to begin trying to deliver better criminal justice for Trinidad and Tobago.
Senator Ramlogan added that this coordinated partnership would be a “formidable assault on injustice and social inequity.”