Spencer West Celebrates Tamara Maduro’s Election as First Vice President of the BVI Bar Association

3 July 2024

Spencer West is proud to announce that Tamara Maduro has been elected as the First Vice President of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Bar Association. This significant achievement was confirmed during the Bar Association’s Annual General Meeting, chaired by President Scott Tolliss, with contributions from the outgoing Council members. 

The BVI Bar Association, a voluntary organisation comprised of legal professionals in the British Virgin Islands, was founded on 8 May 1976 by eight founding members. Today, the association boasts a membership of nearly 200 individuals and is led by a five-person executive Council, which serves as the voice of the association’s members. 

The AGM was a successful event, filled with insightful discussions and valuable contributions from various members. The outgoing Council was thanked for their outstanding term, marked by robust member and stakeholder engagement, numerous events, and key projects that have brought lasting value to the legal profession.  

Following a highly competitive election, the newly elected Council for the BVI Bar Association is as follows: 

  • President: Scott Tolliss, Maples Group 
  • First Vice President: Tamara Maduro, Spencer West LLP 
  • Second Vice President: Merrick Ricardo Watson, Kobre & Kim 
  • Treasure: Charlie Goldblatt, Conyers 
  • Secretary: Brittney Smith, BVI FIA 

Tamara Maduro’s election as First Vice President is a testament to her dedication, expertise, and the respect she has garnered within the legal community. Her role will undoubtedly contribute to the ongoing success and influence of the BVI Bar Association. 

“We are immensely proud of Tamara’s achievement,” said Antoine West, Managing Partner and Co-Founder at Spencer West. “Her commitment to excellence and her leadership skills will be a great asset to the BVI Bar Association. We are confident that she will make significant contributions to the association’s initiatives and help drive the legal profession forward.” 

Further updates and communications will be provided to the members as the new Council meets and sets its objectives for the upcoming term. 

Tamara Maduro
Partner - Corporate, Banking & Finance
Tamara Maduro is a Partner Solicitor at Spencer West. She specialises in Real Estate and Asset Finance