Veronica Cenac

Veronica Cenac joined the Legal Network’s board of directors in 2015.

Veronica is an Attorney-at-Law in Saint Lucia. She has over 17 years’ experience in legal work, including civil litigation, public law, constitutional law, immigration law, labour law, human rights law (with a focus on refugees and HIV and AIDS), and real estate and corporate law. Following a six-year term as Crown Attorney, Veronica established her own legal practice, through which she is committed to providing pro bono legal services to people living with HIV, the LGBTI community in Saint Lucia, and regional networks such as the Caribbean Regional Network of People Living with HIV (CRN+) and the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC).

In addition to a full court schedule, Veronica has led many consultancies, legal process and assessments for local, regional and international agencies, including UNAIDS, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), CARICOM/PANCAP, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), and the governments of Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, among others. She has also served on the Constitutional Reform Commission, reviewing the 1979 Constitution of Saint Lucia.

Currently, Veronica serves as Board Member for the AIDS Action Foundation (AAF) and for CVC. She also serves in an advisory capacity on legal and technical issues for the Regional Coordinating Mechanism of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Global Fund Project, and is a member of the UNAIDS Reference Group on HIV and Human Rights.

Veronica holds an LL.B (Hons.) from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, a Legal Education Certificate (L.E.C.) (Bar qualification) from the Sir Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and Tobago and a Masters of Law (LLM) from McGill University in Montréal, Canada.

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