Judges and Commissioners of the Royal Court (FOI)
Judges and Commissioners of the Royal Court (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 06 April 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
I would like to know for all the Judges and Commissioners of the Royal Court since 2010 until the present date:
Details of the Law Firm / Practices they worked for before becoming a judge or Master in the Royal Court giving the start and finishing dates they worked for the firm, and any UK law firms or UK chambers they assisted or served with during this time period);
The names of any Judge and Masters of the Royal Court or Law Officers in the Law Officers Department that the people identified above served with in the Law Practices referred to above.
A and B
We are unable to provide any information in reply to this request because we do not hold in our records the information requested in either of the two questions posed. Records relating to Judicial, Solicitor General, and Attorney General appointments are held by the Bailiff’s Chambers which is not a scheduled public authority under the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011.
The processes for appointment of the Judiciary, Solicitor General, and Attorney General are summarised in Appendix 1 to the “Judicial Independence and the establishment of a Judicial and Legal Services Commissions consultation paper” which may be found at the following link:
Judicial Independence and the establishment of a Judicial and Legal Services Commission
These processes do not involve any public authorities which are scheduled under the Freedom of Information legislation.