Lewis Hunte, QC
Lewis S Hunte, QC, held the post of Attorney General of the BVI from 1982 to 1985 and has acted from time to time as a judge of the High Court of the Eastern Caribbean. He also held a number of posts in the legal services of Barbados and Jamaica and completed a one-year stint at the Federal Department of Justice in Ottawa, Canada.
As well as authoring the BVI’s IBC Act along with Paul Butler, Richard Peters, Michael Riegels and Neville Westwood, he drafted the 1982 Intellectual Property Legislation of Barbados and the Model Insurance Legislation of the Caribbean Law Institute. His publications include The Elucidation of the Intellectual Property Laws of Barbados and A Status Report of the Intellectual Property Laws of the Commonwealth Caribbean.
Mr Hunte was part of a delegation which called on Premier of the BVI Dr the Hon Orlando Smith in January 2014, in commemoration of the IBC Act anniversary.
Mr Hunte is the founding partner of Hunte & Co and continues to practice law in the British Virgin Islands.”