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PROTOCOL FOR ADDRESSING JUDICIAL OFFICERS

The Judiciary

The Chief Justice and the President of the Court of Appeal

The formal mode of Address in writing:

Open Salutation

Closing Salutation

Verbal Address

On the bench

The Honourable Mr. Justice B. Sykes, OJ, CD

Chief Justice  

Dear Chief Justice/Mr. Justice Bryan Sykes/Sir /Madam,

Yours Faithfully,

“Chief Justice” or “Mr. Justice Sykes”

My Lord/Lady  or Your Lordship/Ladyship

The Honourable Mr. Justice C. Dennis Morrison, OJ, CD

President of the Court of Appeal

Dear Mr. Justice Morrison,

Yours Faithfully,

“President” or “Mr Justice Morrison”

My Lord/Lady  or Your Lordship/Ladyship

The Honourable Mr/Mrs./Ms Justice……OJ/CD

Chief Justice/President of the Court of Appeal (ret’d)

Dear Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice...,

Yours Faithfully,

 Mr/Mrs./Ms Justice

 

 

 

Court of Appeal Judges 

Judges at the Court of Appeal are titled “Judge of Appeal’ or ‘Appellate Judge”.

The formal mode of Address in writing:

Open Salutation

Closing Salutation

Verbal Address

On the bench

The Honourable Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice……

Judge of Appeal

Dear Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice...,

Yours Faithfully

Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice

My Lord/Lady  or Your Lordship/Ladyship

The Honourable Mr/Mrs. Justice…..

Judge of Appeal (ret’d)

Dear Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice...,

Yours Faithfully

Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice

 

 

Puisne Judges and Master-in- Chamber

Judges at the Supreme Court are titled “Puisne Judge”.   The Master in Chamber rules on civil cases in Chamber.

The formal mode of Address in writing:

Open Salutation

Closing Salutation

Verbal Address

On the bench

The Honourable Mrs. Justice C. Lawrence Beswick, CD

Senior Puisne Judge

Dear Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice...,

Yours Faithfully

Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice

My Lord/Lady  or Your Lordship/Ladyship

The Honourable Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice……

Puisne Judge

Dear Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice...,

Yours Faithfully

Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice

My Lord/Lady  or Your Lordship/Ladyship

Mr/Mrs/Miss Blackburn 

Master-in-Chamber

Dear Mr/Mrs./Miss Blackburn,

Yours Faithfully

 

Mr/Mrs./Miss Blackburn

 

Master

The Honourable Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice…..

Puisne Judge (ret’d)

Dear Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice...,

Yours Faithfully

Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice

 

Parish Court Judges (Formerly: Resident Magistrate) and Justice of Peace

The formal mode of Address in writing:

Open Salutation

Closing Salutation

Verbal Address

On the bench

His/Her Honour Mr/Mrs./Ms….

Senior Parish Court Judge

Dear Mr/Mrs/Ms...,

Yours Sincerely

Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice

Your Honour

His/Her Honour Mr/Mrs./Ms….

Parish Court Judge

Dear Mr/Mrs/Ms...,

Yours Sincerely

Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice

Your Honour

Mr/Mrs./Ms….JP

 

Dear SirsMr/Mrs./Ms...,

Yours Sincerely

Mr/Mrs./Ms

 

Your Worship

His/Her Honour Mr/Mrs./Ms….

Parish Court Judge (ret’d)

Dear Mr/Mrs/Ms...,

Yours Sincerely

Mr/Mrs/Ms Justice

 

 

 

Last updated: May 16, 2018