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Tamara Gill appointed high court judge

Former Chief Magistrate Tamara Gill – is now appointed to serve as a judge

Former Grenada Chief Magistrate Tamara Gill has been elevated to the rank of high court judge.

This was announced by the Judicial and Legal Services Commission (JLSC) in a bulletin on its website.

Gill has been serving in recent years as a Master of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court and with effect from January 1, 2023 will be assigned to St. Kitts and Nevis as its resident judge.

She is the only Grenadian who will be sitting as a high court judge in the OECS Circuit at the moment.

Here is a brief profile of the latest Grenadian to be appointed as a full-fledged judge in the Eastern Caribbean:-

Crown Counsel, Attorney General’s Chambers, Grenada – 1st October 1992

Senior Crown Counsel, Attorney General’s Chambers – 1st May 1997

Magistrate – Grenada, November 1999

Chief Magistrate – Grenada – March 2009 to September 2020

Acting Master, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (3 terms – 15th September to 21st December 2019; 11th January to 9th April 2020; 1st May to 31st July 2020)

Master, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court – 16th September 2020 to present

Appointed High Court Judge, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, effective 1st January 2023, assigned to St. Kitts and Nevis (St. Kitts Circuit)

Retired from the Public Service of Grenada with effect from 3rd October 2020 on the ground of Maximum Service.

Graduate of the Faculty of Law, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados (1990), and the Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad (1992).

Served the legal profession in various capacities for the past 30 years.

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