Mekisha Richardson is an Associate in the Litigation Department of Lex Caribbean’s Trinidad and Tobago office.
Mekisha obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Law (double major) from the University of the West Indies Cave Hill, Barbados. Mekisha, after returning from her studies in Barbados, she opted to pursue her Bachelor’s in Law (LLB) via the University of London external programme. While reading for her LLB, Mekisha was a part-time tutor at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Open Campus. She taught Caribbean Studies and Sociology at the C.A.P.E level and Caribbean History and Business law at the Diploma level. Mekisha, during this time also sort the opportunity to attain a Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine.
Subsequently, Mekisha went to Manchester Metropolitan University (“MMU”), England to pursue the Legal Practice Course. While at Manchester Metropolitan Mekisha participated in the MMU Futures programme and was chosen to speak on, the impact of gender on Women in Business, a session she attended in completing the programme, which is now featured on the programme’s YouTube page. Mekisha is also one of the Postgraduate Students featured on Manchester Metropolitan Law school’s website.
Mekisha, is passionate about connecting with her clients, as she understands every client is different, with very specific needs. Mekisha works diligently to achieving client satisfaction on every matter that she is a part. Her areas of practice focus on Civil and Commercial litigation, Contract, Licences, Debt Collection, and Mortgagee Actions. Mekisha also provides Legal Advice and Opinions to the firm’s clients and regularly appear in the High Court and Magistrate’s Court.
Mekisha, first interned at Lex Caribbean’s Trinidad office in 2016 as an In-Service Trainee and later joined the firm as an Associate in 2018. Mekisha is a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Law Association.