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June 9th, 2016
Sir H. Bernard Eder QC appointed Visiting Judge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Honourable Sir Henry Bernard Eder QC, a renowned English silk (Queen’s Counsel), has been appointed to act as Judge of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.

September 21st, 2015
Lawyers challenged to improve working relationship

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “Justice cannot be served where attorneys do not speak to each other, do not take each other’s phone calls, do not respond to correspondence in a civil manner or at all and it is in fact hampered when colleagues cannot rely on commitments made and when trust is breached.”

September 18th, 2015
Chief Justice Pereira puts ‘errant’ ECSC Lawyers on blast

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC), Her Ladyship Dame Janice M. Pereira, DBE, spared no words in putting lawyers of the Virgin Islands and others in the Eastern Caribbean territory on blast during her address for the opening of the 2015-16 Law Year.

March 13th, 2015
Hon Edward A. Bannister out! Hon Barry Leon in @ Commercial Court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – At a special sitting today March 13, 2015 of the High Court (Commercial Division) of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, eminent jurists bade farewell to outgoing Justice His Lordship The Honourable Edward A. Bannister QC and welcomed his successor His Lordship The Honourable Justice Barry Leon.

January 13th, 2015
Baba Aziz appointed Attorney General

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Excellency the Governor, after considering the advice of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission, has approved the contractual appointment of Mr. Baba Aziz to the post of Attorney General, Attorney General's Chambers effective February 10, for a period of three years.

September 17th, 2014
Member States’ budget for EC Court inadequate - Dame Pereira

THE VALLEY, Anguilla – Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Dame Janice M. Pereira said budgetary allocations by member countries and Territories to the Court are woefully inadequate given the importance of the institution to economies and wants to see more contributed.

October 31st, 2013
Delta petroleum gets green light to access seized fuel & tank

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands has consented to an application agreed to by Delta Petroleum (Caribbean) Ltd and Her Majesty Commissioner of Customs granting the fuel company permission to retrieve and use the fuel and tanker which was seized by Her Majesty’s Commissioner of Customs.

September 13th, 2013
High number of cases in Appeal’s Court forces need for two courtrooms

SCRUB ISLAND, VI – Acting Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering has announced that the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex will be converted into an additional courtroom to accommodate the September Sitting of the Court of Appeal for the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in the Virgin Islands.

August 22nd, 2013
Hot cases on agenda for Sept. 2013 Sitting of Court of Appeal!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will be the next stop come September 16-20, 2013 for the Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.

May 7th, 2013
UPDATE: Chief Justice Janice Pereira gets Damehood!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As first reported by Virgin Islands News Online on November 19, 2012, His Excellency the Governor Boyd McCleary is delighted to announce that the honour of Dame Commander in the Order of the British Empire (DBE) has been conferred upon Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean Honourable Mrs. Justice Janice Pereira by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for services to the administration of justice. The DBE is an order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King Geor


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