Gregory Berthram Nicholls
Former Election Candidate, Barbados
Gregory Berthram Nicholls is a Barbadian lawyer, politician and former election candidate.
Early life and education
Gregory Nicholls, a gradute of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus and Hugh Wooding Law School, is a former student of Combermere School. He holds the Council of Legal Education Certificate, which entitles him to practice law in any Commonwealth country, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology and Political Science and a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the UWI.
At university, Nicholls was actively involved in Student Government, having served three terms on the Student Guild Council, once as vice president. In 1997, he had the distinction of being Captain of the University's Debating Team to the World University Debating Championships in Athens, Greece.
Gregory is the Course Director of the course "Law, Governance, Economy and Society in the Caribbean", at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies.
Honours and awards
Gregory is the recipient of the 1990 Barbados Chief Scout Award, 1990 and the Robert Mathieu Sellier Prize for the Best Performance in Trial Advocacy in his 2000 Law School Class and the Sir Frederick Kelsic QC prize in Revenue Law in 1998.
In the community, Gregory has represented Deacons in cricket and is the Honorary Secretary of the Barbados Cricket Association. He is a member of the Empire Cricket Club and is one of only 3 West Indians to have scored a century at Cambridge University,
Gregory is the father of 3 and is married to Nesha Raja. They reside at Warrens, St. Thomas.