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Vareen C. Vanterpool-Nibbs tipped to be Supreme Court Registrar

Senior sources in the Governor’s Office familiar with the decision have confirmed to our news centre that Attorney-at-Law Vareen Cecilia Vanterpool-Nibbs will become the new Registrar of the Supreme Court.
The post of Supreme Court Registrar was last held by Erica R. Smith-Penn, who is now the Complaints Commissioner of the Virgin Islands (VI). Photo: GIS/File
The post of Supreme Court Registrar was last held by Erica R. Smith-Penn, who is now the Complaints Commissioner of the Virgin Islands (VI). Photo: GIS/File
The main function of the Registrar of the Supreme Court is to assist judges, organise the list of cases for court day, provide general information about court practices and procedures as well as and manage the day to day operations of the courts, including staff. Photo: VINO/File
The main function of the Registrar of the Supreme Court is to assist judges, organise the list of cases for court day, provide general information about court practices and procedures as well as and manage the day to day operations of the courts, including staff. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Senior sources in the Governor’s Office familiar with the decision have confirmed to our news centre that Attorney-at-Law Vareen Cecilia Vanterpool-Nibbs will become the new Registrar of the Supreme Court.

She will replace Erica R. Smith-Penn who is now the Complaints Commissioner of the Virgin Islands (VI).

Mrs Vanterpool-Nibbs, an indigenous Virgin Islander, is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, having been called to the Bar in October 2003.

She worked for many years within the Attorney General’s Chambers of the Government of the VI, holding the offices of Crown Counsel, Senior Crown Counsel and Principal Crown Counsel (Civil). 

The incoming Register of the Courts also served as the first in-house General Counsel of the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority, between June 2013- September 2016, during some of its most controversial times.

Wealth of experience

Vanterpool-Nibbs is currently a Senior Associate at the prestigious law firm of Harneys BVI.

According to Harneys' webpage, her areas of expertise include Private Wealth, Trusts and Estates, Hotels, Hospitality and Leisure, as well as VI Property and Real Estate.

Attorney Vanterpool-Nibbs has also served on many public service committees and boards, including the Central Tenders Board, National Insurance Steering Committee, and was a former member of the Social Security Board (SSB).

The main functions of the Registrar of the Supreme Court is to assist judges, organise the list of cases for court day, provide general information about court practices and procedures as well as manage the day to day operations of the courts, including staff.

13 Responses to “Vareen C. Vanterpool-Nibbs tipped to be Supreme Court Registrar”

  • job (13/01/2021, 11:55) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    Congratulations, to you.
  • ta ta (13/01/2021, 12:42) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
    She will do much better Erica
  • Congrats (13/01/2021, 12:45) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    Big Things Vareen.
  • Starz (13/01/2021, 13:32) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    Congratulations.
  • yeayea (13/01/2021, 13:34) Like (10) Dislike (3) Reply
    mis vanterpool nibbs CONGRAULATIONS YOU DESERVE IT KEEP UP THE GOOD WORKS AS YOU ALWAYS DO WE LOVE YOU AND WE THE PEOPLE OF TORTOLA IS BEHIND YOU AND SINCE YOU HAVE BEEN WELCOME INTO THE SEA COW;S REALM WE FROM SEA COWS WELCOME YOU AND SHARE THE BEST OF LUCK FOR YOU KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK
  • Good afternoon (13/01/2021, 18:12) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Congratulations to you my girl proud of you
  • guy hill (14/01/2021, 00:00) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Congratulations cuz. Be Brave.
  • Des (14/01/2021, 09:33) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Everything is great about this. Lovely lady and congratulations!
  • bystander (14/01/2021, 10:25) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Wonderful news - you will do great things for the Territory!
  • Kg (14/01/2021, 11:45) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Vareen this is great news!!! Congrats on your new post. Wishing you all but success in this new position. God's blessings!!!
  • Proud BVIslander (14/01/2021, 11:47) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Always admired Vareen, very intelligent and so humble. May you continue to soar and may humility continue to shine on you. You will do excellent!! Congrats.
  • TDove (15/01/2021, 07:48) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Congrats Vareen! Another huge lost for Harneys.
  • one eye (15/01/2021, 08:51) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Gus and his bloggers always leaking something


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