Lynette Seebaran-Suite

Trinidad and Tobago

Lynette Seebaran Suite is an attorney at law and family practitioner with more than 40 years experience in litigation.  She is an activist and researcher in the women’s movement and has championed many a campaign, including for the introduction of domestic violence and sexual offences legislation in Trinidad and Tobago. She led the ASPIRE project for abortion law reform over 14 years from 1999 to 2013.  Lynette was the recipient in 2012 of a National Award for Women in Development, Gold, in the field of Law. She is past Chairman of the Port Authority and past Board Member of the Trinidad Publishing Company and the National Commission on the Status of Women.  Lynette currently heads the law firm of Lynette Seebaran & Co..  She is the current head of the Trinidad and Tobago Family Law Association as well as a member of the Councils of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago and the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago.  Lynette was also the Chairman of the Equal Opportunity Commission from 2014 to 2020. For her services in the field of advocacy and public education in gender and human rights for vulnerable groups Lynette was awarded an Honourary Doctor of Laws by the University of the West Indies in November 2021.