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Brigid Annisette-George


Bridgid Annisette-George

Born: 1960

Married: Newman George


St Joseph Convent School Port of Spain

At the University of the West Indies, she studied law and graduated with a Bachelors of Law

An associate tutor and lecturer at the Hugh Wooding Law School

Practiced law at the firm of Messrs. G.R Annisette & Co between 1999 and 2003.

Law in 1981. Annisette married Newman George, an engineer.

George became an associate tutor and lecturer at the Hugh Wooding Law School and the sole practicing attorney at the firm of Messrs. G.R. Annisette & Co. Between 1999 and 2003, George served as chair of the Diego Marin Regional Corporation and in 2003, served as a Commissioner on the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission.


In 2007, she was appointed as a Senator and 8 November 2007 became Attorney General, the third woman of Trinidad and Tobago to hold the position. After serving eighteen months in the position, George resigned due to a conflict of interest in an ongoing investigation concerning the Colonial Life Insurance Company, as she had family members who were associated with the company.


She was commended for her voluntary disclosure by colleagues and it was noted that there was no implication of involvement by George or her family members in the matter involving Colonial Life. She returned to her private practice.

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