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January 10th, 2020
Local Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit appointed Acting DPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Principal Crown Counsel in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Mrs Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit has been appointed as Acting Director of Public Prosecutions with effect from December 14, 2019.

December 23rd, 2019
Huge flaw in jury selection process- SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and United Kingdom (UK) national, Kim Hollis QC has revealed that the current jury selection process in the Virgin Islands (VI) has a fundamental flaw that excludes a large category of residents from becoming jurors in the VI's court system.

October 9th, 2019
‘There’s something of a bright side’ to DPP’s departure- David D. Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “For those rising through the legal profession, there is something of a bright side to Ms Hollis’ departure: An opportunity now exists for the next DPP to rise to meet the challenge of this post and I call on others to consider employment with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution and in other roles needed to ensure optimum functioning of this critical Office.”

June 10th, 2019
Office of DPP struggling with backlog of cases

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Ms Kim Hollis QC has moved to clear her name and office, regarding what Opposition Member and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) called ‘excessive wait for prisoners on remand,’ even though the Office of the DPP has revealed that it has had a backlog of cases since 2017.

September 20th, 2016
Sr Magistrate Tamia N. Richards blasts former DPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Noted for being fearless and candid in expressing her views and concerns, Senior Magistrate Ms Tamia N. Richards used the special sitting of the supreme court to mark the opening of the 2016-17 Law Year of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court today September 20, 2016 to challenge the new Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Ms Kim Hollis QC to lead from the front and also blast the former DPP.

August 19th, 2016
Valston M. Graham tipped to be new DPP in St Kitts-Nevis

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The saying, ‘when one door is closed another is opened’, seems to be true for Senior Crown Counsel in the Office of the Virgin Islands Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Attorney Valston M. Graham.

August 8th, 2016
Hon Fraser not pleased local snubbed for DPP post

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even while welcoming newly appointed Director of Public Prosecutions, UK National Kim Hollis QC, to the Virgin Islands, Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) maintains that the post should be held by a qualified Virgin Islander.

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