Ciji Smith-Curry (Events Manager) is an Associate at BRF Chambers specializing in the litigation of criminal and civil matters before the Courts of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. Prior to joining BRF Chambers, Ciji was the Senior Legal Officer at the Financial Intelligence Unit of The Bahamas responsible for drafting internal and external policies to comply with local, regional, and international financial crime legislations and recommendations.
Ciji has over 13 years’ experience in investigation, analysis, and prosecution of financial crimes while serving as a law enforcement officer in the Royal Bahamas Police Force. During her time of service to her country she worked as an Analyst at the Financial Intelligence Unit, a Pupil at the Office of The Attorney General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, and an investigator at the Business Technology and Crimes Unit, now Financial Crimes Unit, of the Royal Bahamas Police Force.
Ciji holds an Associate of Arts Degree in Biology/Chemistry from the College of The Bahamas, now the University of the Bahamas, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice – Crime Analysis from the University of New Haven, a Bachelor’s in Law Degree from the University of the West Indies and was called to the Bahamas Bar in 2017. She also obtained numerous diplomas and certifications in investigation, financial crime, anti-money laundering, and compliance inclusive of the ICA International Diploma in Compliance, the ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering, and the Financial Intelligence Specialist Certification.