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Clare Montgomery KC appointed to Cayman Islands Court of Appeal

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In 2023, The Judicial and Legal Services Commission carried out an open recruitment process for Court of Appeal judges. Clare Montgomery KC and Sir Anthony Smellie were shortlisted and, as of last week, approved to the higher court bench.

According to Governor Jane Owen:

“These individuals bring a wealth of skills, experience and knowledge that will enhance the already exceptional calibre of the Court of Appeal.”

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal now comprises eight judges:

  • The Rt Hon Sir John Goldring, President
  • The Hon Justice John Martin KC, Justice of Appeal
  • The Hon Sir Richard Field, Justice of Appeal
  • The Hon C. Dennis Morrison, Justice of Appeal
  • The Hon Sir Michael Birt, Justice of Appeal
  • The Rt Hon Sir Jack Beatson, Justice of Appeal
  • The Hon Sir Anthony Smellie KC, Justice of Appeal
  • Ms Clare Montgomery KC, Justice of Appeal
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