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Governor appoints Kawaley to Bermuda Court of Appeal

Court of Appeal: Former Chief Justice Ian Kawaley

A former Chief Justice has been appointed to Bermuda’s Court of Appeal.

Ian Kawaley, who was selected by the Governor, Rena Lalgie, will step into the role next month.

Dr Kawaley was Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1978 and joined the Bermuda Bar two years later.

He started out as a Crown Counsel and went into private practice in 1985, becoming a Puisne Judge in 2003.

He served as Chief Justice from 2012 until 2018 and has been an Assistant Justice since then. He is also a Grand Court Judge in the Cayman Islands.

Ms Lalgie said: “Dr Kawaley’s appointment brings a wealth of valuable knowledge and insight to the Court of Appeal from his extensive judicial experience in Bermuda’s courts over the past 19 years.”

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Published December 15, 2022 at 7:43 am (Updated December 15, 2022 at 7:43 am)

Governor appoints Kawaley to Bermuda Court of Appeal

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