Sanika Tyson is an Associate II at the Lex Caribbean’s Commercial Litigation, Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Group and is based in the firm’s Trinidad (San Fernando) office.
Sanika was a former Trinidad and Tobago National Open Scholarship Winner in 2006 who read law at the University College London in the United Kingdom where she obtained her LLB with Upper Second Class Honours in 2010. Thereafter, Sanika successfully passed the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at BPP Law School, London in July, 2011 and became a Barrister when she was Called to the Utter Bar of England Wales at the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn in August, 2011.
Upon the completion of her academic pursuits, Sanika returned to Trinidad and Tobago and joined the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in September, 2011 and was subsequently called to the Bar of Trinidad and Tobago in March, 2012. During her 4-year tenure at the DPP’s Office, Sanika honed her advocacy skills having prosecuted multiple criminal matters in both the Magistrates' and High Courts of Trinidad and Tobago.
Sanika joined Lex Caribbean in February, 2016 and brings a passion for the law, extensive advocacy skills and determination to always provide the best representation possible for her clients. Her areas of practice focus on Civil and Commercial Litigation, Contract, Oil and Gas, Personal Injury Claims, Debt Collection, Mortgagee Actions, Industrial Relations, Intellectual Property and Insurance Law. Sanika also provides Legal Advice and Opinions to the firm’s clients and regularly appear in the High Court, Court of Appeal and the Industrial Court.
Sanika is a member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn and the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago, and an avid Arsenal fan who enjoys trail running, hiking and travelling.