BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, September 11, 2018 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – Distinguished local Attorney, Anthony E. Gonsalves QC, is the featured speaker at the Prime Minister’s Independence Lecture Series, which will take place on Wednesday, September 12 at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), starting at 7pm.
The Prime Minister’s Lecture Series is one of the major highlights for the 35th Independence celebrations. The theme for Independence is “Love, Service, Patriotism and Pride, Independence 35”.
Anthony Gonsalves is a former St. Kitts and Nevis State Scholar who graduated from the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad in 1994 after which he commenced practice as a sole practitioner and is now Senior Partner with the law firm Gonsalves Parry.
The distinguished attorney is also a former President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of the St. Kitts and Nevis Bar Association, former Board Member and Legal Advisor to the Roman Catholic Schools Board in St. Kitts, former member of the Social Security Board and former President and Secretary of the St. Kitts Amateur Cycling Association.
QC Gonsalves served as Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of the St. Kitts and Nevis Bar Association and a director of a publicly listed trading company, S. L. Horsford & Co. Ltd.
In addition to holding a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the West Indies, QC Gonsalves holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of Cambridge.