Saddam Hosein is an Attorney at Law having been called to the bar in 2014, and has experience both in criminal and civil law. While at the UWI CaveHill, Barbados where he read for his Bachelors of Law Degree, Saddam was elected as the President of the Trinidad and Tobago’s Student Association, having to advocate the causes of the Trinbagonian students on campus and promoting this country’s vibrant culture in Barbados.
After returning to Trinidad, he attended the Hugh Wooding Law School where he completed the Legal Education Certificate programme. During his time at the Law School, he represented Trinidad and Tobago as a Prosecutor in New York and won the award of Best Prosecution Brief, defeating some of the top law schools in the US and Canada. He was coached at this competition by the lat Dana Seethal, SC and he completed his in-service training at Ms. Seethal’s Chambers. Saddam Graduated from the Hugh Wooding Law School on the Principal’s Roll of Honour and won the Justice Wendell Kangaloo Advocacy Award.
Saddam served as a Student Ambassador to the Vice Chancellor promoting the UWI, and was part of a delegation to meet with the UWI Vice Chancellor, Professor Nigel E. Harris to Discuss issues of CARICOM and Regional issues.
He has served as an Opposition Senator for three years and is currently the youngest Member of Parliament in the Twelfth Parliament in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for Barataria / San Juan.