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Welcome

Our esteemed Web Users of the Sierra Leone Judiciary Website, it gives me great pleasure on behalf of the Judiciary of Sierra Leone to formally and heartily welcome you to the website of the Sierra Leone Judiciary with solid quality content.
Moving forward, we have transformed and upgraded our website to make it user-friendly with regularly updated news on all our activities. We have also made our website a hub for your trusted information on all judicial and legal issues in the country. This upgrading is indeed unique because we have made sure that we also provide our Court users with weekly Cause List, Judgements, Rulings, Speeches and relevant Acts that will meet the demands of our users.
It is hoped that the website would become a conduit through which we should be able to showcase the activities and outputs of the Judiciary as we strive to ensure that the citizenry of Sierra Leone have access to improved justice delivery service.
As you visit our website for information on our Courts or our wide ranging resources, we do hope you would be able to use same to measure how far we have come to making our vision “accessible, fair and expeditious justice for all in Sierra Leone” a reality.
Ours is a job to settle matters of conflict peaceably between individuals. As the Bible assures us in Matthew 5:9, “Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God”, we hope that this beatitude endears us to work with the zeal and zest to making the difference in the Justice Service Delivery.
As you navigate through our website, we wish you an educative and informative interaction with the Court system, as we work to maintain an effective, efficient and independent system for administering justice for all.
As always, we welcome hearing from you on any suggestion improvements or concerns about the website or the Judiciary in particular.
Once again welcome.
Please contact us on:
Email:info@judiciary.gov.sl
Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards
HONOURABLE CHIEF JUSTICE

News

Judiciary Ends 3-Day Judicial Week with 160 Cases

Judiciary of Sierra Leone Communications, Nongowa Chiefdom, Kenema Male Correctional Centre, 18th November, 2022: Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice, His Lordship Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards on Monday, 14th November, 2022 deployed Supreme Court Judge, Hon. Justice Alusine Sesay in Kenema and Court of Appeal Judge, Hon. Justice Monfred Sesay in Magburuka

Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice Addresses Journalists, Promises On His 4th Anniversary To Do More

Judges‘ Room, Main Law Courts Building in Freetown, 21st December, 2022: The Honourable Chief Justice of the Republic of Sierra Leone, His Lordship Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards, has in a short address to journalists said he’s aware of the many commendations from the general public regarding the ongoing reforms. Those

Chief Justice Appoints 9 Lawyers As Notary Public, 7 Subscribe To Oath

 Judiciary of Sierra Leone Communications, Judiciary Library, Law Court’s Building, 15th December 2022: Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice, His Lordship Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards, has appointed nine (9) successful lawyers with reputable standing at the Bar as Notary Public. At a ceremony chaired earlier today by the Master and Register of

Magistrate Mark Ngegba Sentences Guinean Citizen Over $425,000 Scam

Pademba Road Magistrate’s Court No. 1, Freetown, 1st December 2022: Principal Magistrate, His Worship Magistrate Mark Ngegbahas today sentenced Tenin Madeleine Mansare, a Guinean business woman, for Obtaining Money by False Pretences contrary to Section 32 (1) of the Larceny Act,1916. It is alleged that on dates between 8th September

Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice Says HIV Is Highest Prevalent Among Sex Workers At 11.8 %, Assures Full Protection of Rights of Infected and Affected Persons

The Chief Justice of the Republic of Sierra Leone, His Lordship Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards has today disclosed that HIV prevalence is highest among sex workers in the country accounting for 11.8%. He was delivering his Keynote address as the Guest of Honour in commemoration of World Aids Day on

Justice Alusine Sesay Ends November High Court Criminal Sessions With 10 Convictions, 2 Discharge

Judiciary of Sierra Leone Communications, Main Law Courts Building, Freetown, 29th November 2022: Supreme Court Judge, Honourable Justice Alusine Sesay has ended the November High Court Criminal Sessions in Freetown with ten convictions.  He also cautioned and discharged two of the accused persons. Fifty-Eight (58) accused persons were tried for