New Registrar and Registrar General appointed Print E-mail
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Thursday, 23 November 2017 00:00

Trienia Marie Young, the 37-year-old former Head of the Police Prosecution Branch, has been sworn in as the new Registrar of the Supreme Court and the Registrar General of Belize. Thursday, November 16, 2017 was Young’s first day on the job after being sworn in on the previous day. Young succeeded former Registrar Velda Flowers. In her capacity, she will be overseeing the Supreme Court, Vital Statistics Department, BELIPO, and the Belize Companies Registry.

Young is a former graduate of Saint Joseph Primary School and Pallotti High School. She began her career in law when she entered the UWI- Mona Campus in Jamaica in 2003 and graduated in 2006. She later entered the Norman Manley Law School in 2006 and graduated in 2008.

She returned home and joined the office of the Director of Public Prosecution in 2008 until 2012 where she worked as a crown counsel. From 2013 to 2016, she was employed with the Ministry of the Attorney General-Solicitor General Chambers as a Senior Crown Counsel.

In December 2016, she became the head of the Belize Police Prosecution Branch, a post she held up until Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

Young is the eldest daughter for her mother Stephanie Gongora and father Clive Hyde. She is also mother of two children, a boy five years old and a daughter, two.