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The Legal Corner Podcast Series

English, Education, 3 seasons, 60 episodes, 1 day 4 hours 28 minutes
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The Legal Corner aims to provide a platform through which members of the public can gain insight into areas of the law which affect their daily lives.
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Season 3: Season Finale - From Prosecutor to Criminal Defence Attorney

Mr. John Teakell Esq. Founder of The Law Office of John R. Teakell joins us in this episode to talk about his journey From Prosecutor to Criminal Defence Attorney. Mr. Teakell discusses his professional journey and illustrates how his time as a prosecutor prepared him for his current role as a criminal defence attorney where he specializes in white-collar crimes.John also provided great insights into government-created crimes and how they are dealt with by the legal system.To find more about The Law Office of John R. Teakell click here: https://www.teakelllaw.com/You may reach John via [email protected] you would like to be a guest on the podcast or to advertise with us kindly direct all inquiries to: [email protected] 4 begins in April 2024.  <a rel="payment" href="https://www.buzzsprout.com/1876
24/12/202320 minutes 1 second
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Season 3: Episode 14 - The Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME)

Ms. Jeneice St. Romain Attorney-at-Law and International Trade Law Consultant joins us in this episode to talk about the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME).Ms. St. Romain provides great insights into the origins of the CSME, its purpose, and the regional institutions that support its implementation.You may access Ms. St. Romain&apos;s blog Navigating Trade Winds here: https://www.navigatingtradewinds.squarespace.com/If you would like to be a guest on the podcast or to advertise with us kindly direct all inquiries to: [email protected]. Support the showConnect with us on social media: Facebook: The Legal Corner Podcast SeriesInstagram: @thelegalcornerpodcastDisclaimer:The views and opinions e
09/12/202319 minutes 32 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 13 - Ridesharing Services

Mr. Michael McCready, Esq., Founder &amp; Managing Partner at McCready Law joins us in this episode to discuss Ridesharing Services.Mr. McCready provides us with a working definition of ridesharing services and discusses the ramifications if these drivers are legally considered as employees or independent contractors. Michael also gives us an overview of the economic benefits associated with ridesharing services as well as the potential risks involved especially in the event of an accident. To find more about McCready law click here: https://www.mccreadylaw.com/You may reach Michael via [email protected] you would like to be a guest on the podcast or to advertise with us kindly direct all inquiries to: [email protected]. Support the show<b
02/12/202323 minutes 32 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 12 - Toastmasters in the Community

Division Director Mr. Marlon Parieaho joins us in this episode to talk about Toastmasters in the Community.Mr. Parieaho traces the history of Toastmasters International globally as well as right here at home in Trinidad and Tobago. With over 20 clubs in Trinidad and Tobago Toastmasters provides opportunities for persons to develop their leadership and communication skills. If you are interested in becoming a member of Toastmasters International you may visit http://www.toastmasters.org.If you located within Trinidad and Tobago kindly visit: https://www.facebook.com/toastmasterstrinidadandtobago/If you would like to be a guest on the podcast or to advertise with us kindly direct all inquiries to: [email protected]. <a rel="payment" href="https://www.buzzsprout.com/1876478
25/11/202315 minutes 19 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 11 - Building Referral Relationships

Mr. Joshua Baron, Esq.  joins us in this episode to talk about Building Referral Relationships.For lawyers and small business owners referral relationships are crucial to business growth and continuity. Mr. Baron highlights the importance of these relationships and provides a framework of generosity through which we can prevent these relationships from becoming transactional.If you would like to be a guest on the podcast or to advertise with us kindly direct all inquiries to: [email protected]. Support the showConnect with us on social media: Facebook: The Legal Corner Podcast SeriesInstagram: @thelegalcornerpodcastDisclaimer:The views and opinions expressed by guests on this podcast are not necessarily those of the Legal Corner Podcast Series. This podcast is for informati
11/11/202318 minutes 47 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 10 - Companies Registry: The CROS System

Mr. Sheldon Paul Mycoo, Attorney-at-Law joins us in this episode to discuss: Companies Registry: The CROS System.The Companies Registry has undergone major changes with regard to the manner in which documents are to be filed and transactions conducted.  There is now a new procedure for both the registration of businesses and the incorporation of companies.Mr. Mycoo walks us through these changes and he also highlights avenues through which the system may be improved.If you would like to be a guest on the podcast or to advertise with us kindly direct all inquiries to: [email protected]. Support the showConnect with us on social media: Facebook: The Legal Corner Podcast SeriesInstagram: @thelegalcornerpodcastDisclaimer:The views and opinions expressed by gu
04/11/202327 minutes 47 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 9 - Holistic Wellness

Dr. Cavila Garraway​​​​​, MD, Holistic Wellness Practitioner joins us on the show to talk about Holistic Wellness.Holistic health is an approach to wellness that simultaneously addresses the physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual components of health. Dr. Garraway, MD, who is also a medical doctor, blends this approach along with her Western Medicine background into her private practice at the Holistic Therapeutic Center, located in St. Augustine, Trinidad.This episode touches on some of the major issues that causes much distress for many people, as well as the wide range of services that she offers to her patients to help counteract them.If you would like to be a guest on the podcast or advertise with us kindly direct all inquiries to: [email protected]. Support the showConnect with us on social media</b
28/10/202335 minutes 26 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 8 - Obtaining a Protection Order

Ms. Khadine Harvey, Head of Barbican Chambers joins us on the show to talk about Obtaining a Protection Order.A protection order is a tool that may be used by persons residing in the same household who are experiencing domestic violence. Ms. Harvey provides insight into the expanded definition of domestic violence under the amended legislation as well as the expanded categories of persons who are now able to apply for a protection order.Information is also provided as it relates to the duration of a protection order and the consequences of breaching one.If you would like to be a guest on the podcast or advertise with us kindly direct all inquiries to: [email protected]. Support the showConnect with us on social media: Facebook: The Legal Corner Podcast SeriesInstagram: @thelegalcor
21/10/202318 minutes 22 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 7 - Custody & Maintenance at the Magistrate’s Court

Ms. Lynda Gopeesingh Attorney-at-Law joins us in this episode to discuss Custody and Maintenance in the Magistrate&apos;s Court.Since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, these applications are not being made online. The paramount consideration for the court when dealing with these types of matters is the welfare of the child.Ms. Gopeesingh provided great insights into what occurs when a custody order is not complied with and the best practice in situations where one parent may want to take the minor child outside of the jurisdiction. Support the showConnect with us on social media: Facebook: The Legal Corner Podcast SeriesInstagram: @thelegalcornerpodcastDisclaimer:The views and opinions expressed by guests on this podcast are not necessarily those of the Legal Corner Podcast Series. This podcast is for inform
14/10/202321 minutes 10 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 6 - Legal Aid: The Public Defenders Department

Chief Public Defender Ms. Hasine Shaikh joins us in this episode to discuss the topic Legal Aid: The Public Defender&apos;s Department.The Public Defender&apos;s Department is the brainchild of former Attorney General Hon. Faris Al Rawi,MP and currently consists of 28 attorneys. This department provides assistance to members of the public who are unable to afford legal representation and have criminal matters before the courts subject to certain criteria.The Public Defender&apos;s Department is an arm of the Legal Aid and Advisory Authority.  Support the showConnect with us on social media: Facebook: The Legal Corner Podcast SeriesInstagram: @thelegalcornerpodcastDisclaimer:The views and opinions expressed by guests on this podcast are not necessarily those of the Legal Corner Podcast Series. This podcast is for infor
07/10/202314 minutes 6 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 5 - The Relationship Between Landlords & Tenants

Mr. Aaron Mahabir, Attorney-at-Law joins the podcast on this episode to talk about The Relationship between Landlords and Tenants.He provides insights into the difference between a tenant and a licensee, the rights of monthly tenants, and the elements of a valid lease among other pertinent information.This area tends to give rise to many legal disputes. Mr. Mahabir also provides guidance on the remedies available to both landlords and tenants in the event of a dispute. Support the showConnect with us on social media: Facebook: The Legal Corner Podcast SeriesInstagram: @thelegalcornerpodcastDisclaimer:The views and opinions expressed by guests on this podcast are not necessarily those of the Legal Corner Podcast Series. This podcast is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice o
30/09/202328 minutes 19 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 4 - Data Protection in the age of ChatGPT

This episode features an interview with Ms. Justine Collins, Partner at Hart Muirhead Fatta on the topic: Data Protection in the Age of ChatGPT.ChatGPT has dominated headlines worldwide in the last few months as people tested the application to find out whether it was as infallible as other persons claimed. We now know that in spite of its benefits, there are drawbacks especially if it is being used for legal research.Ms. Collins provides great information as it relates to how ChatGPT works and the origins of artificial intelligence together with strategies that both individuals and companies can employ to protect their data. Support the showConnect with us on social media: Facebook: The Legal Corner Podcast SeriesInstagram: @thelegalcornerpodcastDisclaimer:The views and opinions expressed by guests on this podcast are not n
23/09/202326 minutes 27 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 3 - Fintech

This episode features a conversation with Ms. Bellina Barrow, Principal Attorney at Tenoreque Legal on the topic: Fintech.Fintech has revolutionized the way we approach financial transactions and has given rise to terms such as crypto currency, digital wallets, blockchain among others.Ms. Barrow provides insights into the statutory framework that governs Fintech and also the advantages and disadvantages of digital currencies. Support the showConnect with us on social media: Facebook: The Legal Corner Podcast SeriesInstagram: @thelegalcornerpodcastDisclaimer:The views and opinions expressed by guests on this podcast are not necessarily those of the Legal Corner Podcast Series. This podcast is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice or as giving rise to an attorney-client relat
16/09/202342 minutes 12 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 2 - Creating Healthy Workplaces

This episode features a joint interview with Mr. Akiri Heath-Adams and Mrs. Teenisha Heath-Adams on the topic: Creating Healthy Workplaces.Mr. Heath Adams is an Attorney-at-Law and Leadership Consultant while Mrs. Heath-Adams is an Educator and Leadership Consultant. There are the Co-Founders of Heath Adams Leadership.In this episode, we examine the characteristics of a healthy workplace and how an unhealthy workplace can become healthy. Mr. Heath Adams provided some great insights into how leaders can overcome the fear of having difficult conversations and set the right example as it relates to the behaviours that they would like to see the members of their staff exhibit.Mrs. Heath Adams also provided insight into the signs of employee burnout and the manner in which this can be remedied. Support the showConnect with us on social media: Fac
09/09/202343 minutes 42 seconds
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Season 3: Episode 1 - CARICOM: Good Offices, Good Neighbours

This episode features an interview with Author and Foreign Language Interpreter Ms. Gennike Mayers on the topic CARICOM: Good Offices, Good Neighbours. Ms Mayers recently published a book with the same title.In this interview Ms. Mayers provides insight into the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and CARICOM&apos;s role in providing good offices to the Venezuelan Government.Ms. Mayers is also the CEO of Interpreting Your Needs, a Tobago-based global company that provides translation and interpretation services.Links mentioned in this episode:Book: https://www.amazon.com/CARICOM-NEIGHBOURS-Explaining-approaches-Venezuelan/dp/6200274479Interpreting Your Needs: https://interpretingyourneeds.com/
02/09/202328 minutes 33 seconds