Justice Andrew Burgess, formerly a Justice of Appeal in Barbados' Court of Appeal, was recently sworn in as a judge of the CCJ at a ceremony held at Government House in Barbados.
Justice Andrew Burgess was sworn in by Dame Sandra Mason, governor general of Barbados.
President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders, also gave remarks welcoming the newest CCJ judge to the bench.
Justice Burgess was selected from a field of 18 applicants by the Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission (RJLSC), an independent 10-member commission, comprised of a group of distinguished people from all over the region.
Six commissioners are selected by bar associations and law institutions in the region.