Ms. Nnika Eshe Watson:

Senior Legal Officer, Treasury Solicitor’s Department, Ministry of Finance

An experienced Attorney-at-Law, Nnika Eshe Watson has practiced in the areas of public law, public policy development, commercial and company law, civil litigation, industrial relations and employment law, energy law, family law, child protection law and criminal justice reform.

Ms. Watson is currently the Senior Legal Officer in the Office of the Treasury Solicitor, in which capacity she represents the Ministry of Finance in court and before other tribunals, in addition to advising the Ministry on complex legal matters. She is a member of the Committee to Oversee the Implementation of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property Act, 2015.

Ms. Watson began her legal career with Marie De Vere Chambers, following which she held the positions of State Counsel II, Ministry of Energy and Energy A airs; State Counsel II, Ministry of Planning and the Economy, and then Legal Officer II with the Ministry of Justice. Previous to her current position, Ms. Watson worked as Senior Legal Associate with the Children’s Authority of Trinidad and Tobago providing legal advice and guidance to the Authority’s management on matters relating to children in need of care and protection.

Ms. Watson holds a Bachelor of Laws (Second Class Upper Division) from the University of the West Indies, Cavehill, Barbados and a Legal Education Certificate (Honours) from Hugh Wooding Law School. She was admitted to practice in Trinidad and Tobago in 2007 and in Saint Lucia in 2010.