Details of the Post
Suitably qualified applicants are invited to fill the position of:
HIGH COURT JUDGE
To serve in any of the Member States and Territories of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. Applicants may be posted in a Member State or Territory despite being a citizen or resident of that country if the circumstances permit.
Applicants for the position of High Court Judge must:
(a) be or have been a judge of a court of unlimited jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters in some part of the Commonwealth or a court having jurisdiction in appeals from such a court; or
(b) be qualified to practise as an advocate in such a court, and has so practised for a period or periods amounting in the aggregate to not less than 10 years.
It is desirable that applicants have a common law background and, preferably, knowledge and experience in criminal practice and procedure, civil practice and procedure or, ideally, a combination of both. Prior judicial experience, though not a requirement, would be viewed favourably.
Applicants are also expected to possess a high level of personal integrity and if successful are expected to subscribe to the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Code of Judicial Conduct.
TOTAL BASIC SALARY: EC$17,966.50 monthly inclusive of transportation and entertainment allowances, tax free.
Other benefits include, among others, fully funded medical insurance plan, non-contributory pension plan; rent-free accommodation or housing allowance.
Interested persons may download an application package from the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court’s Website – www.eccourts.org or make a request in writing from:
Judicial and Legal Services Commission
P. O. Box 1093
Saint Lucia, West Indies
Telephone:  457-3600
Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday, 29th September 2023.
Note: Only suitably qualified applicants will be acknowledged.
The Commission does not bind itself to make an appointment from among those persons who apply.
Notice expires at 11:59pm on Friday September 29th, 2023