The Attorney General, Shannon Fentiman, announced the appointment of two new Supreme Court Judges, Declan Kelly QC and Kerri Mellifont QC to the Court’s Trial Division.
Justice Kelly was called to the Bar in 1993, commenced practice as a barrister in 1994 and was appointed as Senior Counsel in November 2007. His Honour has experience in a wide range of legal practice, including the fields of commercial, equity, trade practices, building and construction, and banking and finance.
Justice Mellifont was admitted to the Bar in 1994 and was made Senior Counsel (now Queen’s Counsel) in 2010. Her Honour has experience in civil, administrative, criminal and regulatory litigation.
Justice Kelly will take up his appointment on 6 September 2021 and Justice Mellifont will commence on 4 October 2021.
We look forward to their appointment to the bench.