Past Members Of The Bar Honoured

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Members of the legal fraternity of Barbados gathered last Friday at the Supreme Court for a special sitting to pay tribute to several past members who are now deceased. Tributes were paid to Former Director of Public Prosecutions, Charles Leacock, Q.C.; Court Prosecutor, Magistrate, and Retired Public Counsel of Barbados, Eli Edwards; and Attorney-at-Law, Theodore Walcott, Q.C. Expressing his condolences, …

Courts Starting Late; DPP Office Closed Tomorrow

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note that all Magistrates’ and High Courts will commence at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, July 21, while that of the Duty Judge, Madam Justice Sonia Richards, will begin as usual. These changes are to allow members of the judiciary and members of the Bar to attend the funeral of the late Director of …

PM Pays Tribute To Charles Leacock

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has described the late Director of Public Prosecutions Charles Leacock, Q.C., who will be laid to rest tomorrow, as “a devoted public officer and a great lawyer”. Mr. Stuart expressed this view recently while delivering remarks at a seminar for Permanent Secretaries and Officers of Related Grades. He said Mr. Leacock loyally attended the meetings of …