Friday, 15 June 2012

'Marrache case, legal challenge to senior judiciary'

Chief Justice
Anthony Dudley
GIBRALTAR (GibChronicle/Dominique Searle) Gibraltar’s judicial system could be facing the greatest challenge to its standing and ability to run effectively since the 2007-2008 Schofield affair, according to the Gibraltar Chronicle. Allegations include that, until he was challenged, the Chief Justice Anthony Dudley failed to declare that a defendant was his regular lunching partner and that the body that appoints judges was caught in a loop of possible conflicts of interest or bias. Isaac Marrache, the senior partner of the law firm embroiled in one of Gibraltar’s biggest ever fraud cases, is legally testing decisions made by Judicial Services Commission (JSC). (Read the whole story here.)

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