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Attorney General Profile

The Hon. Adriel D. Brathwaite, Q.C., M.P. became a Member of Parliament for the constituency of St. Philip South in January, 2008.

He assumed duties as Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs on October 23, 2010, following the death of the late Prime Minister, the Hon. David J. H. Thompson, QC, MP and the elevation of the then Deputy Prime Minister and Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, the Hon. Freundel J. Stuart, QC, MP to the office of Prime Minister.

The Hon. Adriel D. Brathwaite, Q.C., MP was educated at St. Martins Primary - now Reynold Weekes Primary. From there, he entered Harrison College where he received his secondary education.  On leaving Secondary school, Mr. Brathwaite entered the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus where he gained an LL.B (Hons.).  He is also the holder of the Legal Education Certificate from Hugh Wooding Law School.

The Hon. Adriel Brathwaite, QC, MP was admitted to the Bar in 1987, and practised as a corporate lawyer until his appointment to the Office of the Attorney General on October 23, 2010. He is married and the father of two sons.

See his ministerial portfolios below.

Attorney General

Principal Legal Adviser to the Government

Legislation, including Law Reform and Law Revision

Court Administration

Legal Aid

Legal Affairs

Process Serving

Arms and Ammunition

Police Administration and Preservation of Public Order

Forensic Services

Court Process Office

The Magistrates' Courts

The Registration Department

The Supreme Court

The Police Department

The Criminal Justice Research and Planning Unit

The Police Complaints Authority

The Community Legal Service Commission

The Financial Intelligence Unit

Minister of Home Affairs

Authentication of Documents

Fire Services

Marriage Licences

Postal Services

The Penal System

The Correctional Services

The Probation Services

The Central Emergency Relief Organisation

The Fire Service Department

The Post Offices

The Prisons

The Government Industrial Schools

The Probation Department

The Prisons Advisory Board

The Prisons After Care Committee

The National Council on Substance Abuse

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