Dr John Roberts CBE QC DCL LLD FCIArb

Updated: Mar 9

1928-2016

The late Dr Roberts QC CBE was a man credited with many firsts, the most notable being the first person of African ancestry to be appointed by the British Government to serve as a High Court judge of the Supreme Courts of the British Virgin Islands, and Anguilla, British West Indies in 1992.


The former High Court judge is also believed to be the first person of African ancestry to be made a Queen’s Counsel in England and Wales.



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