January 25, 2021

Cayman Islands Ombudsman announces appointments

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The Ombudsman is pleased to announce the appointment of three new staff members and the promotion of an existing member of our team, three of whom are Caymanians. The addition of new staff will assist our office in tackling our new areas of responsibility, particularly public complaints against the police and whistleblowing. Ms. Sharon Roulstone, […]

Address of Stephen Watler President of the Caymanian Bar Association Cayman Islands Grand Court Opening 17 January 2018

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Salutations My Lord Chief Justice, Honourable Judges of the Grand Court, Honourable Chief Magistrate, Honourable Magistrates, Honourable Attorney General, Madam Deputy of Public Prosecutions, Madam Acting Solicitor General, my colleagues at the Bar, our Special and Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentleman. If it may please my Lord. Introduction and Welcome I am privileged to rise […]

Caymanian Bar Association wants acting judges to be resident in Cayman Islands

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Judicial Appointments From Caymanian Bar Association We welcome our six newly appointed acting judges and Chief Justice Kawaley and Mr Raj Parker who have recently been sworn in as Grand Court Judges (and part time judges) in the Financial Services Division. They are obviously able appointees. The public should know though that the legal profession […]

Cayman Islands Law Society statement on Private Member’s Motion

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We are aware of the recent Private Member’s motion by Mr. Arden McLean and Mr. Winston Conolly. We strongly object to the allegations of any breaches of the laws of the Cayman Islands and we are concerned that this motion is simply a means of diverting attention from the merits of the Legal Practitioners Bill […]

Caymanian law trainee admitted as Attorney-At-Law

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Stephanie Adolphus was admitted as Attorney-at-Law in the Cayman Islands on Friday 23 September 2016, following the successful completion of her Articles of Clerkship with Mourant Ozannes. The Grand Court ceremony was attended by her friends and family, including Stephanie’s husband, Rhymiech Adolphus, mother in law, Jill McDonald and sisters, Heidi Sony and Sarah Powery. […]

Cayman Islands MLA asks legal profession to commit to hire and train Caymanians

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Letter from Winston Connolly to: The Presidents, Caymanian Bar Association and Cayman Islands Law Society Grand Cayman Cayman Islands 11 September 2015 Dear Sirs, RE: Statement of Goals of Cayman Islands Law Society, Caymanian Bar Association, Caymanian Law Firms and Legal Departments (including Government) for the Hiring, Retention and Promotion of Caymanians (“Statement of Goals”) […]

Cayman Islands – Bar Association: New student chapter representatives 2014-2015

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The Student Chapter of the Caymanian Bar Association held their annual elections on 28 November 2014. The Board of the Student Chapter consists of three student representatives, each from the (i) Undergraduate/LLB, (ii) PPC/LPC/BVC and (iii) Articled Clerk levels. Student representatives serve a term of one year and are elected each November by the Student […]

International training opportunity for young Cayman lawyers

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The Cayman Islands Law Society, the Caymanian Bar Association and the Chancery Bar Association of England and Wales are pleased to announce that on Monday May 5th 2014 they reached an agreement establishing a scheme to offer placements for articled clerks in Cayman to spend time gaining experience with English Chancery barristers. This builds upon […]