His Excellency Governor Nigel Dakin on November 15, 2022 appointed Mr. Justice K. Neville Adderley as acting President of the Court of Appeal with effect from 16 January, 2023 to 28 February, 2023.
The Hon. Mr. Justice K. Neville Adderley has served as a non-resident Justice of the Court of Appeal of the Turks and Caicos Islands for the past 6 years.
Justice Adderley is a former Bahamian Senator and has served as a member of the Bahamas’ Judiciary at the commercial bar for several years. He was a Justice of the Supreme Court for five years and at the Court of Appeal for three and a half years.
He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics in 1967 from St John’s University, Minnesota, and holds a Master’s of Science in Statistics (Faculty of Economics) from The London School of Economics and Political Science, 1971.
Justice Adderley read law at the College of Law, Chancery Lane, London, and the Inns of Court School of Law, and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1978 as a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. He was also called to the Bahamas Bar in 1979 and the Turks and Caicos Bar in 1982.
He also served as Chairman of the Bahamas Development Bank for four years prior to becoming a Judge.