Bar Association, Sir Gerald Watt come under fire for recent public exchange

Both the Antigua and Barbuda Bar Association and Senior Attorney Sir Gerald Watt, QC are being scrutinised for public remarks that were made recently in relation to the Barbuda airport injunction case.

The criticism is coming from prominent Dominican Senior CounselAnthonyAstaphan, who on the weekend, stated that the matter was blown out of proportion.

Astaphan, addressed Sir Gerald Watts use of the word “madness” to describe a court decision and the subsequent response from the Antigua and Barbuda Bar Council.

Sir Gerald made the remark in late August while noting that High Court Justice Rosalyn Wilkinson had refused to hear lawyers appearing for the Development Control Authority (DCA) because an affidavit was not filed. Read More…

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