Trained lawyer ‘will add to faith in island courts’

St Helena’s first professional magistrate has said his arrival could give people “even further” confidence in the island’s justice system. John MacRitchie has been appointed to the new role of chief magistrate for five years. He will hear court cases, train lay magistrates and court officers, and also servce as coroner, land registrar and, later […]

Derek adds role of Coroner to a varied career

Derek Richards has taken the oaths of office as St Helena’s new coroner – after a career that has taken in a variety of jobs. He has worked on Ascension, been a news reader at Radio St Helena, and run the island fire service, training in disaster management and investigations. He then moved to be […]