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JUDICIAL AND LEGAL VACANCIES

 

SUPREME COURT OF BARBADOS


VACANCIES IN COURT OF APPEAL


The Judicial Appointments Committee has been appointed to make recommendations to the Prime Minister in respect of persons to be appointed to the Supreme Court of Barbados for the purposes of Section 81 of the Constitution. The Judicial Appointments Committee has been advised that there are three vacancies in the Court of Appeal which must be filled.

The Judicial Appointments Committee invites applications for the Office of Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal of Barbados from suitably qualified persons.

A person is qualified for appointment as a Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal who

(a) is a Judge of the High Court of Barbados; or

(b) is or has been a Judge of a court of unlimited jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters in some part of the Commonwealth or of a court having jurisdiction in appeals from such a Court; or

(c) is or has been a Judge of a court of unlimited jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters in a common law jurisdiction or of a Court hearing appeals from such a Court; or

(d) is qualified to practise as an attorney-at-law in Barbados or some part of the Commonwealth or in a common law jurisdiction for not less than 15 years. In addition, a Professor or teacher of law who has been qualified to practise as an attorney-at-law in Barbados for 15 years is eligible for appointment.

Applicants are advised to visit the website of the Judicial Appointments Committee to view and download the Application Form and other relevant documentation.


Please use the following link below:
https://www.barbadoslawcourts.gov.bb/judicial-vacancies/vacancies-in-the-court-of-appeal/

The closing date for submission of Applications is 7 June 2019


 

 

 

 

 

SUPREME COURT OF BARBADOS


VACANCIES IN HIGH COURT

The Government of Barbados has recently made provision for an increase in the maximum number of Judges of the Supreme Court and, as a result, there are judicial vacancies in the High Court.The Judicial Appointments Committee has been appointed to make recommendations to the Prime Minister in respect of persons to be appointed to the Supreme Court of Barbados for the purposes of Section 81 of the Constitution.

The Judicial Appointments Committee now invites applications for the Office of Judge of the High Court from suitably qualified persons. A person is qualified for appointment as a Judge of the High Court if he or she:

(a) is qualified to practise as an attorney-at-law in Barbados and has practised as such in Barbados, a Commonwealth country or in a common law jurisdiction for not less than 10 years; or

(b) is or has been a Judge of a court of unlimited jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters in a Commonwealth country or of a court having jurisdiction in appeals from such a court; or

(c) is or has been a Judge of a court of unlimited jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters in a common law jurisdiction or of a court having jurisdiction in appeals from such a court.The Judicial Appointments Committee particularly invites applications from persons with extensive experience in criminal law and commercial law.

Applicants are advised to visit the website of the Judicial Appointments Committee to view and download the Application Forms and other necessary documentation.

Please use the following link below:
https://www.barbadoslawcourts.gov.bb/judicial-vacancies/vacancies-in-high-court/

The closing date for submission of Applications is 12 June 2019

   
 

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