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James called to the UK bar

James called to the UK bar


Journalist Carlos James has been called to the Bar of England and Wales.

On October 14, 2010, he was published Utter Barrister by the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.{{more}}

He read for a Bachelor of Laws honours degree from the University of Huddersfield, through Holborn College, and completed the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) and a Master of Laws degree at the City Law School, formerly the Inns of Court School of Law in London.

The 26-year-old graduate is a member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn and served as Publicity Officer on its student committee, along with the portfolio of editor of the publication the ‘Griffin.’

James, a former graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, was an integral member of the media fraternity here. In 2004, he was awarded a Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) award for ‘Excellence in Health Journalism’ and also served on a steering committee commissioned to re-establish the local media workers’ association.

James spent over five years working with the SEARCHLIGHT as a sub-editor and worked as a correspondent for the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) before leaving St. Vincent and the Grenadines to further his studies.

He is a member of the Human Rights Lawyers’ Association (UK) and is currently attached to the Commonwealth Secretariat’s headquarters in London.