Mr. Garvin Nicholas was appointed Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday February 3rd, 2015.
Mr. Nicholas, an alumni of Trinity College, Moka holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Upper Second Class from Oxford Brookes University in the United Kingdom, and a post graduate Diploma from the City University Inns of Court School of Law, London.
An attorney for the last thirteen (13) years, he has successfully balanced his contribution to public service with charitable causes and legal practice.
At the age of twenty five (25), Nicholas was elected Local Government Councilor for Moka/ Boissiere #2 and served as Chairman of the Finance and General Purpose Committee and Convenor of the Bylaws Committee for the Diego Martin Regional Corporation.
Mr. Nicholas is one of two door tenants of 3PB Chambers, London and is a past President of the Rotary Club Port of Spain West and a Paul Harris Fellow.
Mr. Nicholas is the former High Commissioner to the Court of St. James’s. In 2013 he was awarded the prestigious Diplomat of the Year for the Americas Award, by his peers in the Diplomatic Community in the United Kingdom for his outstanding work.
In his role as High Commissioner Nicholas served as: a member of the Board of Governors of the Commonwealth Secretariat; a member of the Board of Governors of the Commonwealth Foundation; a member of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Foundation; Chairman of the Grants Committee of the Commonwealth Foundation; member of the Commonwealth Education Trust; the Commonwealth Advisory Panel for the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust; Chairman of the Sub-Committee of the CARICOM High Commissioners for Trade and Development; member of a Sub-Committee to rationalize the Strategic Plan of the Commonwealth Secretariat.
A very family-oriented individual, Mr. Nicholas was born at Ardeen Road, off the Upper Saddle Road in Maraval, on January 24, 1967. He is the only son of Edward and Simona Nicholas’ three children. He is married to Dr Nicola Alcala, and has one son, Alexei.
Mr. Nicholas is a certified scuba diver and enjoys a round of golf.