Williams reflects on Bar Council top role

Williams reflects on Bar Council top role

Bermuda Bar Council president Justin Williams is to step down after two years in the role. Mr Williams said the last two years had seen “significant advances”, including the introduction of conditional fees, which means failure to win a case means no fee. He added...
Bermuda Bar gathers to honour retiring justices

Bermuda Bar gathers to honour retiring justices

Members of the Bermuda Bar gathered at a special sitting on Friday morning to thank the Rt Hon Justice Zacca, President of the Court of Appeal and Sir Anthony Evans, both of whom have retired from the Court of Appeal Circuit. Sir Scott Baker has been appointed as its...
Standing Committee On Judicial, Legal Services

Standing Committee On Judicial, Legal Services

              Governor George Fergusson has appointed a Standing Committee on Judicial and Legal Services to advise him on his Constitutional responsibilities relating to the Judiciary. These include his power to appoint Judges and Magistrates and to make decisions...
Bar Association to look at legal fees

Bar Association to look at legal fees

By Rebecca Zuill- Royal Gazette The structure of legal fees is under review by the Bermuda Bar Association. The President of the Bar Association Justin Williams has formed a subcommittee to consider whether conditional or contingency fee arrangements are feasible for...