Byron made this announcement while speaking during this morning’s (August 23rd) sitting of the National Assembly.
Ward takes up the post, which became vacant after another Trinidadian, Justice Marlene Ida Carter, resigned as High Court Judge effective August 15, 2016. Carter was sworn as resident judge for St Kitts in June 30, 2014.
Approval of Ward’s appointment was given by the Judicial and Legal Services Commission of the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States under the Chair of Chief Justice Janice Mesadis Pereira, DBE.
Ward has experience working in high offices of the judicial systems in both his home town Trinidad and Tobago and the Cayman Islands.
He has served the government people of the Cayman Islands as Director of Public Prosecutions from November 2011 to December 2014 and also as a Senior Crown Counsel in November 2007 to October 2011.
Prior to him working in the Cayman Islands he was Senior State Counsel in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in Trinidad and Tobago. A post he held from 2003-2005.
Trevor Ward, Q.C, is a graduate of the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.); Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) and a Legal Education Certificate.