Mr. Elton Prescott, SC

Mr. Elton Prescott, SC

Commissioner, RJLSC


One of two nominated jointly by the Bar or Law Associations of the Contracting Parties, Trinidad & Tobago

[Article V.1 (g)]




Mr. Elton Prescott, SC was admitted to practice at the Bar in Trinidad and Tobago in 1974 and has had a varied practice firstly in the Ministry of Legal Affairs and, from 1978, at the criminal and civil bar and in the Industrial Court; the major areas of his practice are in civil and labour law.  He chaired the Commission of Enquiry into the Death Penalty, 1989/90 and has served on several prominent institutions including as Director of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (1990-6), the Copyright Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago and as Treasurer and member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago.