Two Cannons Moved To St. George’s Town Hall

On November 18, 2015, in News, by Site Admin

The St. George’s Town Hall now has two new ‘guards’, with the two historic cannons finding a new home outside the building. The recently restored cannons, which are from the 1800s, were moved in conjunction with the National Museum of Bermuda. The restoration of the cannons saw the National Museum treat and repaint them, arranging the […]

 

St John’s Providing First Aid Service For AC

On October 15, 2015, in News, by Site Admin

St. John Ambulance Bermuda, a local registered charity, is the ambulance and first aid service provider for theAmerica’s Cup to take place in the Great Sound and Hamilton Harbour commencing this Friday and continuing through Sunday. Justin Williams, Chairman of St. John said, “St. John Ambulance are pleased to be the main ambulance, First Aid […]

 

St John Ambulance To Hold Tag Day On Friday

On June 24, 2015, in News, by Site Admin

Leading Bermuda charity St John Ambulance set the stage today [June 24] for their annual Tag Day on Friday by meeting Governor George Ferguson at Government House, with the Governor purchasing the first Chairman and St John Commander Justin Williams, said,”St John looks forward to a busy Tag Day this Friday, followed by a dedicated […]

 

Moniz defends reforms of legal system

On June 22, 2015, in News, by Site Admin

Attorney-General Trevor Moniz has defended anticipated reforms of the Island’s “broken” legal system against Progressive Labour Party concerns over sweeping changes to the law. Shadow Attorney-General Kim Wilson told The Royal Gazette there were two main issues warranting further discussion amid the Opposition’s serious misgivings over the Disclosure and Criminal Reform Act 2015 and the […]

 

Williams reflects on Bar Council top role

On April 27, 2015, in News, by Site Admin

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 that a self-regulation anti money laundering and anti terrorist financing […]

 

St John Ambulance to develop marine section

On February 11, 2015, in News, by Site Admin

The St John Ambulance will look to develop a designated marine section to help deal with the expected increase in water sports events in the coming years. The charity’s move comes as Bermuda prepares to host the World Series sailing event in October, which will act as one of a series of preliminary races to […]

 

Young lawyer ready to go it alone in court

On February 7, 2015, in News, by Site Admin

A young Bermudian lawyer is set to make her solo debut in an English court. Cyle-Bianca Allen is five months into a year-long training contract at a leading UK law chambers. Now she is about to start taking on cases of her own for the first time in May. The 23-year-old law graduate was awarded […]

 

Lawyers stage shock Supreme Court walkout

On January 23, 2015, in News, by Site Admin

In an unprecedented mass walkout, about 15 lawyers protested against the reappointment of Rory Field as Director of Public Prosecutions by leaving a special sitting of Supreme Court. The walkout included some of the Island’s most recognisable defence lawyers, such as Craig Attridge, Auralee Cassady, Elizabeth Christopher, Marc Daniels, Larry Mussenden and Charles Richardson. The […]

 

Premier disappointed by DPP appointment

On January 6, 2015, in News, by Site Admin

  Michael Dunkley expressed his disappointment last night after Rory Field, the English barrister, was reappointed as the Island’s top prosecutor. Mr Field was yesterday given another two years as Director of Public Prosecutions by Governor George Fergusson — despite previous commitments to try to find a Bermudian to fill the job. The Premier “strongly […]

 

Bermuda Bar gathers to honour retiring justices

On November 25, 2014, in News, by Site Admin

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 new president. President of the Bermuda […]