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James called to the UK bar

James called to the UK bar

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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.

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