The Honourable Mme. Justice Rajnauth-Lee
The Hon. Mme. Justice Rajnauth-Lee, a national of Trinidad and Tobago, took the Oath of Office as a Judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) at The President’s House, Port of Spain, on Friday, March 27, 2015. Prior to the CCJ Bench, Mme. Justice Rajnauth-Lee was a Justice of Appeal of the Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago from October 2012 and a Judge of the High Court during the period February 2001 to October 2012.
During the period October 1985 to January 2001, Mme. Justice Rajnauth-Lee worked in private practice In Chambers with Mrs. Valeria Ortiz Alcala S.C. in Trinidad and Tobago in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Land Transactions, Matrimonial Litigation, Public Law, Tax Litigation, Industrial Law, and Arbitration. She served as State Counsel in the Office of the Solicitor General – Attorney General’s Chambers for four years (1981 to 1985)
Mme. Justice Rajnauth-Lee received her legal education at the Hugh Wooding Law School and the University of the West Indies where she graduated in 1976 with a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours).
Mme. Justice Rajnauth-Lee is a member of the International Association of Women Judges. She was a member of the Steering Committee and now serves as Vice-President of the Caribbean Association of Women Judges. She is Vice-President of the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Women Judges. She is also a member of the Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers. Mme. Justice Rajnauth-Lee is a certified Mediator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.