- Urged to take job seriously
Two attorneys were yesterday officially sworn in as Commissioners of Titles. Attorneys Priscilla Chandra- Haniff and Nicola Pierre, are the newest commissioners of the Land Court after a simple ceremony held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Kingston. The two judges will be involved in granting of prescriptive titles and handling disputes of that nature as well.
Attorney Pierre graduated with a Certificate of Legal Education from Hugh Wooding Law School. She secured her Bachelor of Law studies at the University of Guyana. Over the years she worked in different portfolios, serving as legislative drafter, lecturer at the University of Guyana (UG) and Attorney-at-Law in the Chambers of Oliver M. Valz, S.C. Chandra-Haniff, is also a graduate of the Hugh Wooding Law School and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of Guyana. She too has actively been involved in the field on a work related level.
The Prime Minister congratulated the attorneys and stressed on the importance of their job, given the number of cases involving land disputes in this country. Chancellor of the Judiciary (Ag) Justice Carl Singh, was also present at the swearing in ceremony and offered congratulatory words and advice to the new commissioners. Both attorneys welcomed the task with opened arms and pledged to be fully efficient in their duties.