January 17, 2020

Attorney General’s address at Grand Court opening

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Address by Samuel Bulgin, Hon. Attorney General, at the Opening of the Grand Court for the year 2014 My Lord Chief Justice and Hon. Judges of the Grand Court, Hon. Chief Magistrate, Hon. Magistrates, Madam DPP, Madam Solicitor General, COP, distinguished guests, colleagues at the bar, public and private, ladies and gentlemen. My Lords, as […]

Address by Colin McKie Q.C. at the Opening of the Grand Court for the year 2014

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My Lord Chief Justice, Honourable Justices, Hon. Chief Magistrate, Hon. Magistrates, Mr Attorney, Madam DPP, my colleagues at the Bar, our Special and Distinguished Guests, Ladies & Gentlemen If it may please my Lord. This is the 23rd ceremony marking the opening of the Grand Court for the New Year since it was inaugurated in […]

Chief Justice’s Address to the Opening of The Grand Court on The 15th January 2014

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The proceedings commenced with Prayers led by Rev. Hazle of Elmslie Memorial United Church. Salutations were extended to Her Excellency the Governor, the Hon. Premier; the Hon. Deputy Governor and other Honourable Members of Cabinet; Honourable Members of the Legislative Assembly and other distinguished guests. The Chief Justice then invited the Hon. Attorney General, followed […]

Grand Court Opens

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The 2014 session of the Grand Court formally opened on Wednesday, 15 January 2014. In a ceremony on the court steps and in front of fellow judges, magistrates, attorneys and court staff, the Chief Justice, Hon. Anthony Smellie, QC, received a Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) guard-of- honour. Clerk of the Court, Ms Tabitha […]

The Editor Speaks: A new court house is urgently needed

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When I was a practicing Quantity Surveyor here in the late 1980’s to early 1990’s I remember one of our projects was to do a cost exercise on an extension to the existing Court House in George Town. It was badly needed. The project was shelved for lack of funds and it was not considered […]