Sir Trevor Carmichael is a former Deputy Secretary General of the International Bar Association and a Life Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies in the United Kingdom. He is one of the two founders of the University of the West Indies Faculty of Law’s Caribbean Commercial Law Workshop, and his firm has supported the Workshop on a yearly basis from inception; he is a trustee of the University’s Endowment Committee. Sir Trevor was appointed as one of eight Organisation of American States experts responsible for drafting a new OAS Convention on International Contracts, and is the co-author of the book Land Use Under The Law – A Commentary and Compilation of Select Legislation in Small Island Developing States, the editor of Barbados: Thirty Years of Independence, the author of Passport to the Heart: Reflections on Canada Caribbean Relations, the co-author of Commonwealth Caribbean Trusts Law and the author of Gully Adventures: A Stream of Barbadian Life.

He is the founder of Chancery Chambers, a Barbados law firm engaged primarily in international business law, environmental law and the law relating to charities.