Definitions of puisne judge
a normal judge with no particular distinction or title, rather than a senior judge; a junior judge
The Judicial Service Commission of Gibraltar invites applications for the post of Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Gibraltar.
Phrase Bank for puisne judge
Speaking at the swearing in of Attorney Fidela Corbin-Lincoln as Puisne Judge, the Head of State said “I have received such advice and I have acted dutifully in accordance with the Constitution in administering the oath of office today.”
She has served as Registrar of the Supreme Court since May 2016 and has often sat as an acting Puisne Judge.
Johanne Brodeur who is general counsel and director of litigation for the Union des producteurs agricoles, has been appointed a puisne judge of the Superior Court for the district of Montréal.
Former Judicial Officer of the Eastern Caribbean Court, Fidela Corbin-Lincoln has returned home to become a Puisne Judge.
Additional Notes for puisne judge
The term is used in some common law jurisdictions.
In the UK, there term refers to any judge of the High Court other than the heads of each division.
puisne mortgage (noun) a second or subsequent mortgage of land of which the title deeds to the property are kept by the first mortgagee: A puisne mortgage, for example, is junior in its claim on the mortgaged asset to the preceding or senior mortgage.