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Photos: Justice Kawaley Visits Berkeley Institute

Photos: Justice Kawaley Visits Berkeley Institute

[Written by Berkeley Institute student Jahzuena Bradshaw-Douglas] The Berkeley Institute welcomed Chief Justice Ian Kawaley during a visit Tuesday morning to educate and advise aspiring student lawyers.Mr. Kawaley, alumnus of London University, attained his PhD. in law in 1999. Mr. Kawaley then returned to Bermuda to pursue a career in criminal defense,... Read more of this article

Chief Justice Requests Meeting After Walkout

Chief Justice Requests Meeting After Walkout

Following the walkout by some lawyers at Friday’s Special Court Sitting which marks the Opening of the Legal Year, Chief Justice Ian Kawaley said he “requested an urgent meeting with representatives of those members of the Criminal Defence Bar who left the courtroom” and he considers “their conduct to have been inappropriate.” The... Read more of this article

Ian Kawaley Designated As Acting Governor

Ian Kawaley Designated As Acting Governor

Government House has announced that Mr Ian Kawaley, the Chief Justice, will take on the role of Acting Governor on Thursday, 25 September. Both the Governor and Deputy Governor will be away at that time at separate FCO meetings in Miami. The formal terms of the Government House announcement were, “After consultation with the Premier and the Foreign... Read more of this article

Bermuda Judiciary Hosts International Judges

Bermuda Judiciary Hosts International Judges

Nearly 40 international judges and judicial officers from around the world gathered in Bermuda in May, as the Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute [CJEI)]held its conference in Bermuda for the first time. Chief Justice Ian Kawaley said: “Feedback was very favourable from the international delegates. Everything went smoothly-and they loved Bermuda!” On... Read more of this article

Kawaley Appointed Temporary Acting Governor

Kawaley Appointed Temporary Acting Governor

Government House has revealed that Chief Justice Ian Kawaley will fill in as Acting Governor from Thursday, May 8 through Friday, May 9, 2014, with both the Governor and Deputy Governor to be away during that period. A spokesperson said, “Government House has announced that Mr. Ian Kawaley, the Chief Justice, will take on the role of Acting Governor... Read more of this article

Chief Justice Attends Hong Kong Conference

Chief Justice Attends Hong Kong Conference

Chief Justice Ian Kawaley attended the INSOL International 2014 Annual Regional Conference in Hong Kong during the last week of March. INSOL is a global organization that links accountants, lawyers, lenders, academics and judges who specialize in insolvency and corporate rescue work. The Hong Kong conference  – which was attended by over 600... Read more of this article

Chief Justice Presents Bermuda Trust Law Paper

Chief Justice Presents Bermuda Trust Law Paper

Chief Justice Ian Kawaley presented a paper on Bermuda Trust Law at the International Trust and Tax Summit in Miami on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Justice Kawaley explained the general approach of Bermuda’s courts to applications by trustees in relation to the internal administration of trusts. His paper noted that: “Since as early as 1936, Bermudian... Read more of this article

Kawaley Presents Book To Business Bermuda

Kawaley Presents Book To Business Bermuda

Chief Justice Ian Kawaley presented Business Bermuda CEO, Cheryl Packwood with his new book, Offshore Commercial Law in Bermuda at Business Bermuda’s office in Windsor Place. Offshore Commercial Law in Bermuda is the first comprehensive practitioner’s guide to offshore commercial practice in Bermuda. Edited by the Chief Justice of Bermuda Ian Kawaley... Read more of this article

Video: Ian Kawaley Appointed Chief Justice

Video: Ian Kawaley Appointed Chief Justice

Ian Kawaley was appointed the new Chief Justice yesterday morning [Apr.3] in a ceremony at Government House, replacing Richard Ground who retired last month. Chief Justice Kawaley paid tribute to his predecessor, his family, the legal fraternity, and said Bermuda is one of the “most respected legal jurisdictions in the Atlantic and Caribbean... Read more of this article

Ian Kawaley To Replace Richard Ground

Ian Kawaley To Replace Richard Ground

Ian Kawaley will be the next Chief Justice of Bermuda, replacing Richard Ground who will be retiring in March 2012. Governor Sir Richard Gozney said, “As has long been publicly known, the Hon Chief Justice, Richard Ground, will be retiring on 31 March 2012.” “I would like to pay a very warm tribute to the Chief Justice’s work over... Read more of this article