Jamaican professor newest CCJ judge
Friday, February 5th 2010
JAMAICAN Prof Charles Anderson is the newest judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), a release from the Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission stated yesterday.
Anderson is scheduled to replace current CCJ Judge Duke Pollard, who is due to retire on June 10.
He is expected to assume duties on the day of Pollard’s departure from office.
Anderson lives in Barbados and holds a law degree from the University of the West Indies (UWI) and a Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) in international and environmental law from the University of Cambridge.
He has been called to the Bar successively in England, Barbados and Jamaica.
For most of his career, Anderson has been a member of the Law Faculty of the University of the West Indies (UWI).
He was appointed lecturer in 1994, senior lecturer in 1999 and was made professor in 2006.
Anderson spent a year as a research fellow at the University of Sheffield, between 1994 and 1995, and a year as a senior lecturer on fellowship at the University of Western Australia in 1996.
Anderson is currently the executive director of the Caribbean Law Institute Centre (CLIC).