The Honourable Justice Rolston Nelson is set to retire in May of this year.
Justice Nelson, who was appointed a Judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice in 2005, is currently the longest-serving judge at the court and has acted as the Court President at various times in his tenure.
President of the Caribbean Court of Justice, the Right Honourable Sir Dennis Byron, remarked that Justice Nelson has left an indelible mark during his time at the CCJ.
The Court President stated, “it is difficult to put into words the outstanding contribution made by Justice Nelson during his tenure. Suffice it to say that he leaves an outstanding legacy and we will miss his generous spirit, his erudition and wise counsel.”
The President noted that Mr. Justice Nelson is beloved by the employees of the Court and was highly respected by this peers throughout the region and beyond.