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Vincentian Judge for Caribbean Court

Vincentian Judge for Caribbean Court

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Vincentian Justice Adrian Saunders is one of six legal luminaries selected by the Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission for appointment as judges to the Caribbean Court of Justice.

Justice Saunders is acting Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal. He spent 19 years in private practice as an attorney before he was appointed a High Court Judge in 1996. {{more}}He was made a Justice of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in May 2003 and has been acting Chief Justice since July 1, this year.

The other judges selected are Justice Desiree Bernard, chancellor of the Judiciary of Guyana; Professor David Hayton, an academic lawyer of the United Kingdom; Justice Rolston Nelson, a judge of the Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago; Duke Pollard of Guyana, director of the Caricom Legislative Drafting Facility; and Justice Jacob Wit of the Netherlands Antilles, a judge of the joint Court of Justice of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba, resident in Curacao.