Rothwell praises cannon restoration

On April 28, 2015, in Uncategorized, by Site Admin

  Two of the oldest cannons in St George’s have undergone a complete facelift to preserve them for centuries to come. The newly conserved guns, once of which dates back to 1810 and the other 1870, were ready in time for the Peppercorn Ceremony in King’s Square last week. Both historic cannons have also been […]

 

Standing Committee On Judicial, Legal Services

On November 1, 2013, in Uncategorized, by Site Admin

              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 concerning complaints about Judicial conduct [other than issues relating to judgments […]

 

Bar Association to look at legal fees

On May 31, 2013, in Uncategorized, by Site Admin

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 Bermuda’s legal profession, if they should be permitted for civil cases and, if so, […]

 

New Bar Council head hopes to bring back right to QC status

On April 22, 2013, in Uncategorized, by Site Admin

The new President of the Bermuda Bar Council has put the re-establishment of Queen’s Counsel status on the agenda. Bermudian barrister Justin Williams, elected to the position at the legal fraternity’s governing body’s annual general meeting last Wednesday, said he has several immediate goals including the exploration of the reintroduction of the prestigious designation, which […]

 

Court veteran honoured after 51 years of service

On January 17, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Site Admin

By Elizabeth Roberts- Royal Gazette A longserving member of the Supreme Court staff has been honoured upon her retirement after more than 50 years of service. Assistant Registrar Betty Mroz was presented with an engraved plaque, a picture and travel gift certificate by the Bermuda Bar Association, in conjunction with the Registry of the Supreme […]