Outgoing Supreme Court Judge, Pusine Judge Carlisle Greaves, who is set to retire in July, will be replaced by lawyer Larry Mussenden, who is currently Bermuda’s Director of Public Prosecutions.
The appointment was announced today by Governor John Rankin, who said he was “confident” Mr Mussenden “will serve the Supreme Court with distinction”, following his appointment as a Puisne Judge yesterday.
Highlighting Mr Mussenden’s career, including time as a Crown counsel, Attorney General and in private practice
The Governor also highlighted Mr Mussenden’s career, including his time as a Crown Counsel from 1996 to 2001, private practice and as a former Attorney General, after he was called to the Bar in England in Wales in 1995 and then the Bermuda Bar in 1996.
His appointment follows that of Chief Justice Narinder Hargun, who replaced former Chief Justice Ian Kawaley.
Mr Mussenden, who was appointed DPP in 2007 to 2016, served as the AG and Minister of Justice in 2004 after he was made Government Leader in the Senate in 2003.
He also served in the Royal Bermuda Regiment and retired as a Major, and as president of the Bermuda Football Association from 2001 to 2008 and then again between 2010 and 2016.
The former BFA president also served as chairman of Fifa’s appeals committee.