Judicial officers and staff attached to the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) are this week undergoing training to help improve the quality of service delivered to the general public and legal fraternity. The training also aims to increase participants occupational skills and knowledge and to enhance the overall function of the court office staff.

The week long activity is being done through The Judicial Education Institute (J.E.I).

It began on Monday April 1st and ends on Friday April 5th and is be done throughout the ECSC territories.

Staff from the High Court, Magistrate’s Court, as well as the Case Managers from the Court of Appeal are participating in the week long training exercise.

The training is being facilitated by experienced Judicial Officers and staff who are covering areas such as customer service and building a an effective relationship with the general public, functions and procedures of the High Court, and recording and filing.

The Chief Registrar highlighted a number of issues facing St. Lucia’s Judiciary. Hopefully she says the training received by the court employees will alleviate some of the issues that are within their ability to influence.

The participants have the opportunity to engage in both group exercises and practical hands-on exercises to reinforce the material delivered and to share their experiences with their peers.

The week long training is being held at the Nyerah Court in Castries.

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