Lawyer Christopher elected new Bar president
Defence lawyer Elizabeth Christopher has been elected the new president of the Bermuda Bar Association.
Ms Christopher was vice-president under former president Karen Smith Williams.
Cindy Clarke, the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, has been elected vice-president and George Jones will serve as secretary.
The other members of the newly elected committee are Kehinde George, Helen Cooper, Lorren Wilson, Jerome Wilson, Saul Dismont, Sara-Ann Tucker, and Kathy Lynn Simmons, the Attorney-General, in an ex officio capacity.
Ms Christopher was Called to the Bar in England and Wales in 1990 and the Bermuda Bar the following year.
She has since appeared in cases at all levels of the judicial system, including the Court of Appeal and the Privy Council.
Ms Christopher has also made several submissions to the courts and the Government on topics including criminal law, police and criminal investigation legislation, sexual offences and legal aid.