Ms. Khelsy Maharaj was appointed Company Secretary for Readymix (West Indies) Limited in October 2019. She is the Group Legal Advisor at Trinidad Cement Limited and has been practising law for eight years.
Ms. Maharaj obtained her Bachelor of Laws Degree (Upper Seconds Division) from the University of the West Indies; Legal Education Certificate from the Hugh Wooding Law School and Master of Laws (Corporate and Commercial) from the University of the West Indies. She was admitted to practice law in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in the year 2012.
Her years of legal experience are entrenched in the Corporate and Commercial Law arena, with expertise in corporate and government financing transactions, project development, commercial negotiations, complex loan arrangements, shareholder agreements and real estate. She has worked in various sectors, rendering legal advice on a broad range of commercial issues, including employment and pensions, issues arising in insurance and commercial contracts; and issues arising in the leasing and ownership of property.
Ms. Maharaj is a member of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago and its Corporate, Commercial and Conveyancing Committee and Insurance Committee. She is also a member of the Naparima Girls’ High School (NGHS) Alumnae.
Being a strong supporter of educational growth and development, she has held the post of Consultant at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus since the year 2015, tutoring Corporate and Commercial Law courses, such as Company Law, Real Property Law, Contract Law and Equitable Remedies to Undergraduate Law Students of the Faculty of Law.