To ensure that proper legal services are provided to the Government; to provide statutory services to the public relating to the public trust and bankruptcy matters; and to register titles, mortgages, companies, societies and other bodies as well as other documents, as required by the law.
AG pledges to improve services at Berbice Deeds Registry –during familiarisation visit
July 12, 2015
AFTER serving 16 years as a temporary Legal Clerk at the Supreme Court Registry in Berbice, Petal Denny can now look forward to securing a permanent position at the entity.Denny said being a ‘temp’ is a real humbug, as she is not entitled to any vacation leave or allowance, and no sick leave with pay, even after having completed a number of courses.
After hearing her out on Friday during a tour of the facility, Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mr Basil Williams reassured Denny, who is currently pursuing a degree in Social Work, that he will personally look into the matter.
Caricom Heads advocate for continued Hugh Wooding placements for UG students
July 8, 2015 By Kaieteur News
Despite prevailing concerns, the top 25 graduating law students of the University of Guyana (UG) are expected to be granted access to the Hugh Wooding Law School this year.This decision was one made at the recently concluded 36th Caricom Heads of Government meeting in Barbados.The automatic entry allowance for the local law students has been one that has been fraught with uncertainty in recent years.
For the past few years Guyana has been forced to fight relentlessly for placement of its top performing students at the Hugh Wooding Law School, a situation that had its genesis when the Council for Legal Education (CLE) suspended the Hugh Wooding Law School and UG’s special arrangement for automatic placement for 25 of its (UG’s) top performing students.
Automatic entry to ‘Hugh Wooding’… AG lauds CARICOM’s support of Guyanese law students
July 7, 2015 by Guyana Chronicle
IN supporting the facilitation of the top 25 law students from the University of Guyana (UG) to the Hugh Wooding Law School (HWLS) in Trinidad and Tobago for 2015, CARICOM’s efforts at the recently-concluded 36th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM were lauded by Attorney-General (AG) and Minister of Legal Affairs Basil Williams.
Top UG law Graduates to continue automatic entry into Hugh Wooding Law School
July 7, 2015
CARICOM Heads at the just concluded Guyanese 36th Heads of Government Conference in Barbados, called on the Hugh Wooding Law School (HWLS) to continue to make provisions for the automatic entry of the top 25 Guyanese University of Guyana (UG) law graduates pending the conclusion of another collaborative agreement between UG, University of West Indies (UWI) and Council of Legal Education (CLE).
CARICOM calls on ‘Hugh Wooding’ to facilitate Guyanese Law students
July 6, 2015
REGIONAL integration facilitator, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has called on the Hugh Wooding Law School (HWLS) to make provisions to accommodate the top 25 Guyanese law students for 2015. Making the disclosure yesterday was Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, upon his return to Guyana from the 36th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM in Barbados.