|The Honourable Mr. Justice Andrew Burgess
Judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice
The Honourable Mr. Justice Andrew Burgess is a judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice
Justice Burgess became a Court of Appeal Judge in Barbados in 2010. He was previously a Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus and a Professor of Corporate and Commercial Law.
He also had a distinguished career internationally as a judge of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Administrative Tribunal in Washington DC, and was the body’s Vice President in 2007 and 2009 and served as President from 2009 to 2010. He also served as a judge on the World Bank Administrative Tribunal, having been appointed in 2013.
In 2017, he was elected by his fellow Judges to be the Vice President of the tribunal. He was a Senior Commonwealth Fellow at Oxford University, England between 1992 and 1993.
Burgess is also an author, having published Commonwealth Caribbean Company Law in 2013 and the Law of Corporate Receivers and Receiver-Managers in 2002.
He was sworn in as a judge on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on 18 January 2019. He is the first Barbadian to serve as a CCJ judge. His appointment filled the vacancy left by the elevation of Justice Saunders to the position of President in July 2018.