Honourable Dame Janice M. Pereira Retires as Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

Dame Janice at opening of new law year in 2018

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court is honoured to announce a significant event: the retirement of Her Ladyship, the Honourable Dame Janice M. Pereira DBE, LL.D. Her distinguished and highly respected leadership has left an indelible mark on the Court, making her retirement an important moment for all of us.

Effective on 5th May 2024, her retirement marks the culmination of an era of exceptional service, but her legacy will continue to inspire us all.

Throughout her illustrious career, Her Ladyship has been a trailblazing leader who has broken barriers and shattered glass ceilings.

Her unwavering determination and commitment to excellence have inspired us all, encouraging us to pursue greatness and strive for success.

Her distinguished career is a testament to the fact that we, too, can achieve our dreams with perseverance and dedication.

Her Ladyship’s tenure as the Court’s first female Chief Justice has been a pioneering journey in the field of law.

Over her 12 years of exceptional service, marked by her unwavering dedication to justice and equity, she has made an indelible impression on the Court.

Her profound grasp of the law and exceptional ability to balance the rights of all parties involved have been evident in every aspect of her career, from technological advancements to legislative developments and adept pandemic adaptation strategies to commendable efforts in enhancing remuneration.

Her leadership has steered us towards comprehensive progress and development, ensuring accessible justice for all litigants.

The Judicial Officers, Management, and Staff of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court are deeply appreciative of Her Ladyship’s invaluable contributions to the court.

We extend our warmest wishes for her continued good health and exciting adventures as she embarks on another thrilling chapter of her life.

Her legacy will continue to kindle our spirits, and the depth of her commitment to justice will serve as a beacon for us to emulate.

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  1. That lady did say.Politicians tried to interfere with the operations of the Court.Enjoy your retirement Judge Janice Pereira.

  2. Blackman what did she do but say so? For all the accolades, mention one revolutionary thing the first female justice has done to bring this antiquated charade of a Court into the 21 century – Nothing but the usual preening!

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