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Amalia Maharaj

Amalia Maharaj
Partner/Service Line Leader
Corporate and Commercial
Telephone: 868 623 1515 ext 242
Email: a.maharaj@polanc.com


2002 Trinidad and Tobago.


L.L.B. (Hons) (The University of the West Indies) 2000
L.E.C. (Merit) (The Hugh Wooding Law School) 2002

Practise Areas

Banking and Finance, Project Financing, Capital Markets Transactions, Mergers and Acquisitions, Commercial Law, Construction Contracts

Professional Profile

Amalia joined the firm in 2002 and was initially exposed to all areas of practice, including acting as an Instructing Attorney in civil matters in the High Court and Court of Appeal, conveyancing and land matters and commercial transactions.

From 2006 Amalia has focused her practice on banking and finance transactions including large scale project finance facilities, mergers and acquisitions and securities law.  She is versed in the review and drafting of all forms of loan and security documentation for commercial financing transactions;  mergers and acquisitions;  drafting and reviewing of a variety of commercial contracts and leases; establishment of mutual funds,  power purchase agreements, bond issues; preparation and review of construction contracts on behalf of both Employer and Contractor, registration of market actors under the Securities Industry Act; experience in cross border transactions; rendering of legal opinions; representation of companies in the oil and gas sector.
Continuing Education

Public Private Partnerships- Euromoney- June 2010
Practical Use of 1999 FIDIC Contract for EPC Turnkey Silverbook
JCC, ECV and FIDIC – June 2009

Loan Documentation & Advanced Loan Documentation
Euromoney – June 2008

Project Procurement in the Caribbean: Pros and Cons
Institute of Surveyors of Trinidad & Tobago

Fundamentals of Derivatives
Brian E.F. Jones – July 2007

Security Documentation & Advanced Security Documentation
Euromoney – April 2007

Understanding Construction Claims
Katz & Stone, Bould Consulting – May 2006

Gas/LNG Contracts: Structures, Pricing & Negotiations



Professional Affiliations

The Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago

Additional Affiliations

Director Agostini’s Limited
Director The Heroes Foundation

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