Barbados Bench Bar Journal 2018 Launched

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Barbados’ judiciary has officially launched the Barbados Bench Bar Journal 2018. The journal, which was compiled by the Barbados Supreme Court, in collaboration with the IMPACT Justice Project and the Barbados Bar Association, represents a collaboration of essays in celebration of Barbados’ Independence and 50 years of the island having an independent judiciary. Speaking during the official launch at the …

Applying For Certificates From Registration Dept.

bgis Ministry News

Members of the public applying for certificates from the Registration Department are being encouraged to visit the Department’s website to download and print the application forms. To do so, they should click on the heading “Records Branch”, select “Application Forms” and choose the required form from the list provided. Persons should print the form, and read the instructions carefully, before …

Changing The Face Of Court Through Mediation

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The delivery of justice in Barbados is set to take on a new face as the Supreme Court prepares to add 45 mediators to the court roster. The mediators, comprising persons from varying professions, underwent training under the Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) project, which was conducted in association with the Judiciary of Barbados and the University of the …

Supreme Court Notice

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Members of the public are advised that operations at the Supreme Court will commence at the Manor Lodge Complex, Green Hill, St. Michael, from Monday, July 9. However, they are asked to note that this will be done on a phased basis. The Records Department will facilitate the collection of certificates on given dates and the registering of recent deaths …

Court Closure For Training Workshop

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note that the Supreme Court and Magistrates’ Courts will be closed on Monday, June 18, and Tuesday, June 19, to allow the judiciary, prosecutors and attorneys to attend a training seminar on the Law of Evidence. However, the District “A” Magistrates’ Court will continue to hear new charge sheets during this period, while …

Jurors To Report To Court On Friday

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All persons who have been summoned for jury duty for the period June 4 to July 31, are asked to report to the Supreme Court Complex on White Park Road, St. Michael, on Friday, June 22, at 2:15 p.m. See also: READ MORE Barbados Bench Bar Journal 2018 Launched anemptytextlline READ MORE Jurors To Report To Court This Wednesday anemptytextlline …

Supreme Court Changes

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note that the High Court Registry will close from Wednesday, May 30, to facilitate the Supreme Court’s relocation to Manor Lodge, St. Michael, and the Cane Garden Complex at St. Thomas. As a result, no filings will be received during this period unless there are in respect of urgent applications. However, filings can …

Notice For No. 5 Supreme Court Jurors

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The Registrar of the Supreme Court has advised all jurors assigned to the Number 5 Supreme Court to report to the Supreme Court Complex, Whitepark Road, St. Michael, tomorrow, Wednesday, May 23, at 9:00 a.m. See also: READ MORE Barbados Bench Bar Journal 2018 Launched anemptytextlline READ MORE Jurors To Report To Court This Wednesday anemptytextlline READ MORE Applying For …

New QCs Encouraged To Become Mentors

Nya Phillips Top Stories

The 18 new Queen’s Counsels (QC) admitted to the Inner Bar have been urged to mentor their younger counterparts in the legal profession. The advice came from Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson, as he welcomed them during a Special Sitting of the Supreme Court at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre this morning. “Mentor them; show them the path that you …

No. 5 Court Jurors To Report On Monday

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The Registrar of the Supreme Court has advised all jurors assigned to the Number 5 Supreme Court to report to the Supreme Court Complex, Whitepark Road, St. Michael, on Monday, May 14, at 9:00 a.m. See also: READ MORE Barbados Bench Bar Journal 2018 Launched anemptytextlline READ MORE Jurors To Report To Court This Wednesday anemptytextlline READ MORE Applying For …