Justice of Appeal Sukul asked to resign following UK disbarment

Justice Rabi Sukul has been disbarred from the United Kingdom Bar after it was discovered that he intentionally misled his client by drafting false grounds of appeal in a drugs related case and he has since been asked to immediately resign as a judge of Guyana’s Court of Appeal.

Sukul’s troubles have seemingly caught the local judiciary off guard. He was sworn in as a Court of Appeal judge by President Donald Ramotar last year July.

According to the Law Society Gazette, the London bar’s disciplinary tribunal heard that Sukul, of …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.