Applications arc invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the position of Justice of Appeal within the Supreme Court of Judicature.

Applicants for the position of Justice of Appeal must:
i. be or have been ajudge of a court of unlimited jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters in Guyana or any other part of the Commonwealth or a court having jurisdiction in appeals from such court: or
ii. a. qualified for admission to practice as an attorney-at-law in the courts of Guyana or as an attorney-at-law in a court in any other part of the Commonwealth having unlimited jurisdiction either in civil or criminal causes or matters; and
b. be qualified for not less than fi fteen (15) years to practice in such court.
iii. A high level of understanding of relevant principles of law and jurisprudence.
It is desirable that applicants have a common law background and knowledge and experience in both criminal and civil practice and procedure.

Applicants are also expected to possess a high level of personal integrity, impartiality, and the generally accepted attributes of a Judge. If successful, applicants will be bound by the Constitution of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and the Judicial Service Commission Rules, and are expected to subscribe to the Supreme Court of Judicature of Guyana Code of Conduct forjudges.

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