Attorneys for Walter Rodney family accredited at CoI

Several attorneys were granted standing to represent the interest of Dr. Walter Rodney’s wife and children, his brother Donald Rodney and the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) in the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the 1980 killing of the historian and WPA Leader.

Attorney Andrew Pilgrim, who will be representing the interest of Rodney’s wife, Patricia Rodney, and his children had applied for standing along with Keith Scotland who represents the interest of Rodney’s brother, Donald Rodney, who was in the car with Walter when he was killed.

 (from left) Andrew Pilgrim, who represents Walter Rodney’s wife and children and Keith Scotland, who represents Donald Rodney sitting at the CoI.
(from left) Andrew Pilgrim, who represents Walter Rodney’s wife and children and Keith Scotland, who represents Donald Rodney sitting at the CoI.

Scotland and Pilgrim were recently called to the Guyana Bar and practise in Trinidad and Tobago.

(from left) Brian Clarke and Selwyn Peters, both representing the Guyana Trades Union Congress at the CoI into the 1980 killing of Dr. Walter Rodney.
(from left) Brian Clarke and Selwyn Peters, both representing the Guyana Trades Union Congress at the CoI into the 1980 killing of Dr. Walter Rodney.

The Guyana Trades Union Congress is being represented by Selwyn Peters in association with Brian Clarke. Peters, who was also called to the Guyana bar practises in Canada and Trinidad and Tobago, while Clarke practises in England, Wales and Barbados. He was also recently admitted to the local bar.

 

 

 

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