Justice Peter Jamadar to Join the CCJ Bench

25 Jan 2019

The Honourable Mr. Justice Peter Jamadar is to be appointed Judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) by the Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission (RJLSC).  Mr. Justice Jamadar will assume duty at the Court after the Hon. Mr. Justice David Hayton retires from office in July 2019. Mr. Justice Jamadar currently serves as a Judge of the Trinidad and Tobago Court of Appeal, a position which he has held since 2008. Prior to his appointment to the Court of Appeal, he worked in private practice until he was appointed a Judge of the High Court of Trinidad & Tobago.

Honourable Mr Justice Peter Jamadar


In making the announcement, the Honourable Mr. Justice Adrian Saunders, Chairman of the RJLSC and President of the CCJ, noted that “The Court continues to attract some of the most qualified and talented jurists. Justice Jamadar has developed a well-earned reputation throughout the Caribbean and the Commonwealth for his well-reasoned judgments and his outstanding work as a judicial educator. His exemplary leadership of the Judicial Education Institute of Trinidad and Tobago (JEITT) has contributed significantly to the success of that body which has recently developed and rolled out a Gender Protocol for the Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago. Mr. Justice Jamadar will undoubtedly be a welcome addition to our Bench.”


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