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Hon. Rohan A. Phillip

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Hon. Rohan A. Phillip


Mr. Rohan A. Phillip was born on the island of Carriacou in the State of Grenada on February 17, 1971.  In 1996 he received an LL.B (Hons.) at the University of the West Indies and in 1998 a Legal Education Certificate at the Hugh Wooding Law School.  Mr. Phillip was admitted to the Bar of Grenada on November 5, 1998 and was employed as a Crown Counsel at the Attorney General’s Chambers up until 2000. 


In 2000 Mr. Phillip migrated to Belize where he held the position of Crown Counsel at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and from 2002 to 2003 the position of Crown Counsel at the Office of the Solicitor General.


In 2003 he returned to Grenada and was engaged as an Associate Counsel at the Law Firm of Messrs Henry, Hudson-Phillips & Co.


During the period 2005 to 2007 he was employed as a Legal Officer at the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States and was involved with, inter alia, the Economic Union Task Force, OECS Family Law and Domestic Violence Reform Project/Initiative, ECTEL Board of Directors and Consultation for setting up an Ocean Management Project/Unit for the OECS.


Mr. Phillip participated in numerous regional and international seminars and conferences including Intellectual Property Rights, International Human Rights, WTO Dispute Settlement, Combating Corruption and Reparation of Assets and Combating Terrorism. 


He also served on a number of Boards and Committees in Grenada including the Adoption Board, Land Development Control Authority, Fishing Industry Fund Committee, Plant Protection Board, Commodity Boards Review Committee and National Steering Committee (Grenada) of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank on Money and Capital Market Development.


Mr. Phillip was engaged in private practice from 2007 until he was appointed as Solicitor General in the Attorney General’s Chambers with effect from 1st November, 2008. 


Mr. Phillip was appointed Attorney General of Grenada on 28th July, 2009.


Ministry of Legal Affairs
18th August, 2009