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 every year since its inception; he is also a trustee of the University’s Endowment Committee.
Sir Trevor was appointed as one of eight Organisation of American States (OAS) experts responsible for drafting a new OAS Convention on International Contracts. He is co-author of the book Land Use Under The Law – A Commentary and Compilation of Select Legislation in Small Island Developing States and of Commonwealth Caribbean Trusts Law, the editor of Barbados: Thirty Years of Independence, and the author of Passport to the Heart: Reflections on Canada Caribbean Relations and Gully Adventures: A Stream of Barbadian Life.
He is the founder of Chancery Chambers, a Barbados full service commercial law firm and is engaged on an ongoing basis in advising various banking institutions.