High Court Judge Bernie Stephenson transferred to SVG

Judge Bernie
Civil High Court Judge Bernie Stephenson

High Court Judge Bernie Stephenson has been transferred to St. Vincent & the Grenadines with effect from July 15, 2022.

Deputy Chief Registrar Carlos Cameron Michel set out the release dated May 16, 2022.

Justice Stephenson has been a High Court Judge in Dominica since 2009.

Justice Stephenson was educated at the University of Guyana and the University of the West Indies. From 1987 to 1991, she worked as a lawyer in Guyana. In 1991 and 1992, she moved to Saint Kitts and Nevis and was legal counsel to the Government of Nevis. In 1992, she moved to Anguilla, where she worked as a lawyer until 2000 (she became the first female to serve as President of the Anguilla Bar Association in 1996),[1] when she moved to the British Virgin Islands and worked as a lawyer. She moved back to Anguilla in 2002 to practice and in 2004 was appointed as a court magistrate, court registrar, and head of the Judicial Department of the government. No word yet on her replacement.


  1. Good riddance. There is an end to every rope. She shouldn’t have been kept in Dominica that long. As a result of her long tenure there she has left a bad taste in the mouth of the judiciary because of some of her decisions. I’m glad that she’s going

Comments are closed.