Dominica will have a new resident judge from September 2019.
According to local media reports, with effect from 1st September 2019, Justice Wynante Adrien-Roberts is to be the new judge assigned to Dominica by the Judicial and Legal Services Commission of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.
The Sun Newspaper reports that she will replace Justice Victoria Charles-Clarke who has been moved to Grenada. Justice Charles-Clarke was assigned to Dominica in September 2016.
Justice Adrien-Roberts, a Dominican, was appointed judge in August 2015 and has been assigned to Grenada.
A graduate of the University of the West Indies and the Sir Norman Manley Law School, Roberts holds the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons) from the University of the West Indies and the Certificate of Legal Education (LEC) from Norman Manley.
From 2003 to 2012, Roberts was Solicitor General in the Dominica public service; she also held acting positions as permanent secretary and Director of Public Prosecutions. Roberts was a magistrate for two years, from 1995 to 1997.
She also served as Deputy Attorney General in the Turks and Caicos Islands.