The Caribbean Court of Justice has welcomed the addition of a new judge.

The Honorable Justice Andrew Burgess, formerly a Justice of Appeal in Barbados’ Court of Appeal, became a Judge of the CCJ in a dignified ceremony at Government House in Barbados on Friday, January 18th 2019.

Mr. Justice Andrew Burgess was sworn in by Her Excellency, Dame Sandra Mason, the Governor-General of Barbados.

The President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), the Honorable Mr. Justice Adrian Saunders, said from “rigorous, competitive, merit-based process that Mr. Justice Andrew Burgess emerged as a successful candidate.

Justice Saunders added that “his appointment is richly deserved since he has been, over the last eight years a judge of the Barbados Court of Appeal. Throughout those 8 years I have had occasion to study his judgments.”

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