Judges

Current

Honourable Ingrid Mangatal LL.B (Hons.)

(Assigned to all Divisions)

Place of birth: Jamaica


QUALIFICATIONS

  • LL.B. (Hons.) University of the West Indies
  • C.L.E., Norman Manley Law School
  • Qualified Attorney-at-Law, 1987

BAR, JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Associate, Litigation Department, Perkins Tomlinson Grant Stewart & Co, Kingston, Jamaica 1987-1990
  • Associate, Litigation Department, Dunn Cox & Orrett, Kingston, Jamaica, 1990-1994
  • Partner, Litigation Department , Dunn Cox Orrett & Ashenheim, Kingston, Jamaica 1995-2000
  • Resident Magistrate, Jamaica, 2000-2001
  • Senior Assistant Attorney General – Director of Litigation, Jamaica, 2001-2003
  • Puisne Judge, Supreme Court of Judicature, Jamaica 2003-2014
  • Presiding in the Commercial Court, Jamaica from September 2011- December 2013
  • Acted as a Judge of Appeal, Court of Appeal, Jamaica from January-September 2014
  • Associate Tutor, Norman Manley Law School, 2007-2014
  • Acted as Grand Court Judge, Grand Cayman, January-March 2009, September-October 2014
  • Justice of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands from January 2015

Honourable Robert (Robin) McMillan B.A., LL.B

(Assigned to all Divisions)

Place of birth:  United Kingdom
Nationality: British


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Called to the Bar of England & Wales 1974
  • Called to the Bar of Bermuda 1976
  • Called to the Bar of Northern Ireland 1983
  • Called to the Bar of Hong Kong 1983
  • Called to the Bar of California 1992
  • Called to the Bar of Cayman Islands 1998
  • Bar Finals – College of Law, London 1974
  • University of Sussex, England – LL.B (Honours) 1973
  • University of Sussex, England – B.A. (Honours) 1972

BAR, JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Judge of the Grand Court, Cayman Islands 2016
  • Acting Judge of the Grand Court, Cayman Islands 2015
  • Senior Counsel – HSM Chambers, Grand Cayman – 2013-2015
  • Counsel – Hunter and Hunter now Appleby (Cayman) 1998-2012
  • Crown Counsel – Cayman Islands – 1996-1998
  • Private Practice, Bermuda and Isle of Man – 1992-1995
  • Senior Crown Counsel Bermuda – 1984-1992
  • Attorney General’s Chambers, Hong Kong – 1983-1984
  • Chambers of John Melville Williams QC (London) – 1980-1983
  • Crown Counsel Bermuda – 1976-1980
  • Chambers of Michael Johnston (London); Chambers of Colin Cunningham (Liverpool) – 1974-1976

MEMBERSHIP

  • Cayman Islands Law Society
  • Caymanian Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • Life Member, MCC
  • Member, Disciplinary Complaints Committee, Cayman Islands Cricket Association – 2012 to date

Honourable Andrew J. Jones QC

(Assigned to the Financial Services Division)

Place of birth: United Kingdom
Citizen of the United Kingdom and of the Cayman Islands


QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA (Law) Cambridge University (England, United Kingdom), 1972
  • Called to the Bar of England and Wales, 1973
  • Practiced as a barrister in London 1974-1984

BAR, JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Head of Litigation, Maples and Calder, Cayman Islands, 1984-2005
  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 2002
  • Appointed Permanent Judge of the Grand Court, allocated to the Financial Services Division, 2009
  • Chairman of the Insolvency Rules Committee

Honourable Charles Quin, QC

(Assigned to all Divisions)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • History Honours graduate from Southampton University, England;
  • Studied law at the Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland and was Called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1978, where he practised until 1981;
  • Admitted as an attorney at law to the Supreme Court of Bermuda in 1981;

BAR, JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Crown counsel in the Attorney General’s Chambers in Bermuda from 1981 to 1984;
  • Admitted as an attorney at law to the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands in January 1985;
  • Senior partner of the law firm, Quin & Hampson, in Cayman from 1992 to 2007;
  • Acting Magistrate of the Summary Court in 1993 and acted as a magistrate for many years following that appointment;
  • Appointed Queen`s Counsel in 2004;
  • Admitted as an attorney at law to the Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean in September 2005;
  • Acted as Attorney General of Montserrat in 2006;
  • Judge of the Grand Court from May 2008;
  • President of the Cayman Islands Law Society in 1999 and 2000, and again in 2006 and 2007;
  • Cayman Honorary Representative of the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) 2002-2012;
  • Member of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA);
  • Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of the Cayman Islands Cricket Association.

Honourable Nicholas Segal

(Assigned to the Financial Services Division)

Place of birth:United Kingdom
Citizen of the United Kingdom


QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.A., University of Oxford (England) (St. Peter’s College)
  • Admitted as a Solicitor, 1982
  • Qualified to practice at the New York Bar since 2003

BAR, JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Partner (previously trainee and associate) Cameron Markby (now CMS Cameron McKenna) London, 1980-1988
  • Partner, Allen and Overy, London, 1988-2003
  • Partner, Davis Polk and Wardwell, New York, 2003-2006
  • Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, 2006 to date
  • Appointed Judge of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands assigned to the Financial Services Division, January 2015
  • Fellow of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies and of INSOL
  • Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy
  • Trustee of BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Service)
  • Tutor, BCL, Oxford University
  • Consulting Editor, Totty, Moss and Segal on Insolvency (Sweet & Maxwell)
  • Consulting Editor, Debt Restructuring (OUP)
  • Contributing author, Lightman& Moss, The Law of Administrators and Receivers of Companies, Moss, Fletcher & Isaacs, The EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings and Rose, Restitution and Banking Law.
  • Member, Advisory Board for the Oxford Masters in Law and Finance Programme and of the Oxford Centre for Commercial Law Studies
  • Deputy Chair of the Oxford University Society
  • Member, Steering Committee and Executive Committee of the Secured Transactions Law Reform Project
  • Formerly Visiting Fellow at University College and at Queen Mary & Westfield College, London

Honourable Richard N. Williams. LL.B

 (Assigned to all Divisions except the Financial Services Division)
Place of birth: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Nationality: British National and Turks and Caicos Islands Belonger


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Called to the Bar of England & Wales at Grays Inn, 1988
  • Bar Finals – Inns of Court School of Law, 1988
  • LL.B (Hons), 1987

BAR, JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Judge of the Grand Court, Cayman Islands, 2011
  • Puisne Judge, Turks and Caicos Islands (Chief Justice (ag) when required), 2008-2011
  • Chief Magistrate and Chief Coroner, Turks and Caicos Islands (Chief Justice (ag) or Judge of the Supreme Court (ag) when required), 2004-2008
  • Resident Magistrate and Coroner for Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (Chief Magistrate (ag) when required), 2002-2004
  • Senior Magistrate, Vice and Acting President of the Family Court and Coroner for St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 2001-2002
  • Called to the Bar of Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (St Vincent and the Grenadines), 2001
  • Head of Litigation, Saunders and Company, Turks and Caicos Island, 2001
  • Called to the Bar of Turks and Caicos Islands, 2001
  • Tenancy – Chambers of Phillip Sapsford QC, Goldsmith Chambers, Goldsmith Building, Temple, London, 1993-2001
  • Tenancy – Chambers of Len Woodley QC / Lord Gifford QC, 8 King’s Bench Walk, Temple, London, 1989-1993
  • Pupillage – Chambers of Len Woodley QC / Lord Gifford QC, 8 King’s Bench Walk, Temple, London, 1988-1989

MEMBERSHIPS

  • International Hague Network Judge
  • Vice-President Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (Caribbean Region), 2009-2012
  • Council member Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (Caribbean Region), 2006 to date
  • Associate Member Goldsmith Chambers, Inner Temple, London
  • International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates
  • Association of International Family Judges
  • Adviser to UNICEF, Barbados office – Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Family Law and Domestic Violence Legal and Judicial Reform Project
  • Adviser to UNICEF, Barbados office – Moving the Agenda for Children forward In the Eastern Caribbean Project

Chief Justice Ian Kawaley has served as the Chief Justice of Bermuda since April 2012. Prior to his appointment to the Bench, Chief Justice Kawaley practiced as an attorney in the private sector in Bermuda focusing on commercial litigation and insolvency. He also practiced for three years as a Barrister in London focusing on criminal matters in the Crown and Magistrates Courts. Chief Justice Kawaley’s appointment began on 13 April 2017 until 19 August 2025.

Mr. Raj Parker is a member of Matrix Chambers and has had over thirty years’ experience in international commercial litigation. A Partner at Freshfields for 23 years, he was co-head of the Financial Institutions disputes practice during the financial crisis, and was involved in a number of business critical issues for clients all around the world. He specialises in contentious matters for banks, insurance sector businesses and hedge funds. He has also handled global corporate regulatory investigations, many involving fraud related issues, in Europe, Asia and the US. Mr. Parker’s appointed began on 13 April 2017 until 18 September 2030.

Former

Honourable Nigel Clifford QC

(Assigned to the Financial Services Division)

Place of birth:Kenya
Citizen of the United Kingdom and of the Cayman Islands


QUALIFICATIONS

  • LL.B. (Hons),University Bristol (England)
  • Barrister, Middle Temple called 1973In practice as a barrister in London, 1974-1986
  • Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands, 1987

BAR, JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Associate, Hunter & Hunter, 1987-1990
  • Partner, Hunter & Hunter, 1991-2003
  • President, Cayman Islands Law Society 2000-2001
  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel, Cayman Islands, 2004
  • Senior Counsel, Appleby Cayman, 2004-2013
  • Chairman, Cayman Islands Law Reform Commission, 2005-2006
  • Accredited mediator, 2006
  • Appointed Judge of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands assigned to the Financial Services Division, January 2015
Honourable Angus Foster, QC, B.A.; LLB (Hons.)

(Assigned to the Financial Services Division)

  • Place of birth: United Kingdom
  • Citizen of the United Kingdom and of the Cayman Islands
  • BA Cambridge University (England, United Kingdom), 1971
  • LLB (Hons.), Edinburgh University (Scotland, United Kingdom), 1973
  • Called to the Bar of Scotland as Advocate (Barrister), 1975
  • In practice as Advocate, 1975-1981
  • Admitted as attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands, 1981
  • Associate, W.S. Walker & Company, Grand Cayman, 1981-1986
  • Partner, W.S. Walker & Company, (latterly Walkers), 1986-2007
  • Admitted as Barrister, Eastern Caribbean (BVI) 2005
  • Acting Judge of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, 2007-2009
  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel, Cayman Islands, 2009
  • Appointed Permanent Judge of the Grand Court, allocated to the Financial Services Division, 2009
  • Member: International Bar Association, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and Association of Contentious Trust & Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) (honourary member)
Honourable Alexander Henderson, B.A.; LL.B (Hons.)
  • Place of birth: Canada; Citizen of Canada;
  • B.A., (Philosophy) Bishop’s University (Lennoxville, Quebec), 1965;
  • LL.B (Hons.), Osgoode Hall Law School (Toronto);
  • Called to the Bar of British Columbia, 1970;
  • Assistant City Prosecutor, Vancouver, 1970-1973;
  • Partner, Bridal & Henderson, Vancouver, 1974-1981;
  • Associate, Davis & Co., Vancouver, 1981-1983;
  • Partner, Davis & Co.; Vancouver, BC, 1983-1995;
  • Called to the Bar of Alberta, 1986;
  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 1992;
  • Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, sitting at Vancouver, 1995-2003;
  • Acting Judge, Grand Court of the Cayman Islands – 2000-2003;
  • Acting Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the Turks Caicos Islands, 2001;
  • Co-author, “The Business of Crime”, a report to government on organized crime and money laundering;
  • Co-editor, “Criminal Jury Instructions” a reference book used by Canadian judges in instructing juries;
  • Frequent lecturer at continuing legal (and judicial) education events;
  • Member – Insolvency Practitioners International (Insol).