July 23, 2021

Cayman: Statements by Acting Chief Justice and President of the Court of Appeal on passing of Sir Edward Zacca

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Published by GIS on behalf of Judicial Administration Flags at the Courts Offices are flying at half-mast today (12 November 2019), to mourn the passing of the former President of the Court of Appeal Sir Edward Zacca. The Acting Chief Justice has published a statement and the current President of the Court of Appeal made […]

Cayman Islands: Guardians ad Litem

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The Children Law provides for the court to appoint individuals to safeguard the interests of children involved in court proceedings, primarily those that could lead to a care or supervision order. The guardian assists the court to make a decision in the best interest of the child, in particular by finding out the wishes of […]

New Cayman Islands Legal Aid Director appointed

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A senior associate at a local law firm and a legal aid attorney since 2004, Ms Stacy Parke started work as the newly appointed Legal Aid Director at Judicial Administration on Monday, 7 August 2017. Currently housed in the second floor of Kirk House, Ms Parke will be responsible for developing, administering and managing the […]

Cayman Islands Court holds ceremony for interns

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A ceremony was held at court this week as a mark of appreciation for nine students who have been interning with the Judicial Administration for the past six months. The youngsters, who are part of the Year 12 Internship Programme with Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) have been working in a number of areas […]

Sir John Chadwick retires as President of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal

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New Court of Appeal President Slated for January Swearing in With characteristic avoidance of fanfare, Sir John Chadwick said his goodbyes in late November, having completed his last sitting as President of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal. Sir John formally retires from his seven-year tenure mid-January. Sir John’s successor Sir John Goldring is expected […]

Cayman Islands Government Interns Network

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Ninety Caymanian interns, who expanded their work experience in the civil service this summer, met and interacted with prospective “employers” across government as well as senior civil servants. Interns also networked among themselves at the event coordinated by the Portfolio of the Civil Service at Government Administration Building on Tuesday afternoon (19 August 2014). This […]

Mental health legislation training begins

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The Mental Health Commission (MHC) was established in legislation under the Mental Health Law, 2013. One of the roles of the MHC is to “oversee and deliver mental health training and sensitization sessions for prison officers, constables and any other persons who may, in the performance of their functions, be expected to deal with mental […]