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Nov 28, 2017

Does Eamon Courtenay have unfair advantage at Port-of-Spain?

Elrington was critical of the court saying that the four-member CCJ is unwelcoming and has arguably had the most contact with Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay who has appeared before the court on a number of cases.

 

Wilfred Elrington

“I’ve never seen a more hostile court than this one and they simply continued to repeat the arguments that Courtenay was making to them.  I got the impression that they were completely taken by that.”

 

Reporter

“But these people are your contemporaries, so it is…”

 

Wilfred Elrington

Wilfred Elrington

“The difference is that perhaps Eamon Courtenay might be the person who appears before that court more than anybody else in the region.  He’s always with them and I am certain that he has much more social contact with them than I.  I don’t have contact with them.  I have nothing to do with them, I mean, I try to avoid them because…”

 

Reporter

“But sir, this is a terrible imputation that because…”

 

Wilfred Elrington

“I didn’t say that.  You are making that conclusion.  But I am simply pointing to the facts that I have nothing to do with them.”

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