The Honourable Peter Taylor


Mr. Peter Taylor was first elected to the House of Representatives on November 05, 2007, as the Member of Parliament for Princes Town South/Tableland. An Attorney-at-Law by profession, Mr. Taylor was appointed Minister of Legal Affairs in November of 2007. In that capacity Mr. Taylor has line responsibility for the Law Revision Commission, the Legal Aid and Advisory Authority, the Registrar General’s Department, the Rent Assessment Board, the Intellectual Property Office, the Consumer Affairs Division, and the Weights and Measures Inspectorate.

Mr. Taylor is an alumnus of the University of the West Indies where he successfully completed a B.Sc. in Economics. He later pursued his LL.B at the University of Wolverhampton in London and returned to Trinidad and Tobago to obtain his Certificate in Legal Education at the renowned Hugh Wooding Law School. Mr. Taylor was admitted to the Bar in Trinidad and Tobago in the year 2001 and was attached to the Personnel Department of the Office of the Prime Minister as a Legal Research Officer and later to the law offices of Evans Maudy & Co. and Dr. Wilbert Winchester & Co. respectively.

An avid chess player, the Honourable Minister is fluent in both French and Spanish and professes to enjoy football, writing and traveling.

adapted from the Ministry of Legal Affairs website,

Maiden Contribution

The Senate - Tuesday January 15, 2008
The Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2008