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Cabinet Office names new chief justice

The Cabinet Office has announced that Brian Moree will be the chief justice of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas with effect from 12 June 2019. 

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Cabinet Office has announced that Brian Moree, QC, will be the chief justice of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas with effect from 12 June 2019.

In a press release, the Cabinet Office stated that in accordance with Article 94 (1) of the Constitution of The Bahamas, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, after consultation with the Leader of the Opposition, has advised Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling to appoint Moree, as chief justice of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas with effect from 12 June 2019.


Moree is senior partner of McKinney, Bancroft and Hughes, Counsel and Attorneys-at-Law, Nassau; head of the litigation and dispute resolution practice area, and the financial services & regulation practice area.

He has served in the Judiciary in various capacities since his admission to The Bahamas Bar in 1979.

Moree has also served on various boards, committees and commissions.

His areas of practice include: civil litigation, commercial litigation, trust and private client matters, banking and commercial law, insurance, insolvency and bankruptcy, financial services and regulation, asset recovery and fraud, and cross border cases; with regular appearance at all levels including Court of Appeal and the Privy Council.

This weekend The Bahamas celebrates Randol Fawkes Labour Day on Friday June 7 and Whit Monday June 10. Have a great long weekend!

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