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

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).