New Justice of the Court of Appeal Sworn In Print E-mail
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Friday, 09 March 2018 00:00

Justice Lennox Kirkwood Campbell was sworn in as a new Justice of the Belize Court of Appeal on Monday, March 5, 2018. He was sworn in by the Governor General H.E. Sir Colville Young at the Belize House in the Belmopan.

Justice Campbell, who is a 72-year-old Jamaican national, is a retired Supreme Court Judge with a long and distinguished legal career. His legal service includes criminal practice (1975-1983), Resident Magistrate in the Parishes of Portland and St. Andrew in Jamaica; Judge of Family Court and Traffic Court; Assistant Director of Public Prosecution, Crown Counsel and Assistant Crown Counsel. His civil practice (1986-1998) includes Acting Deputy Solicitor General of Jamaica, Senior Assistant Attorney General, and Director of Litigation Division (Attorney General’s Chambers).

Justice Campbell has served as Legal Advisor on various matters to the Government of Jamaica, served as a member of legislative committees, and has received professional and national honors including appointment to the Queen’s Counsel in 1999 and awarded the Order of Distinction (Officer Class) in 2016.