Island looking to appoint new Deemster – 3FM

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 6:07am

By Rob Pritchard @rpritchard9

The Island is looking to appoint a new Deemster.

The government is inviting applications for the role which which will be largely responsible for presiding over the Court of General Gaol Delivery.

Anyone who applies is being told they must have a thorough understanding of Manx law, at least ten years experience as an advocate, barrister or solicitor and relevant judicial experience on Island or in the British Isles of at least three years.

Those interested in the crown appointment – which will be made by the Lieutenant Governor – can apply at


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