Vareen Vanterpool-Nibbs is a Barrister and Solicitor of Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, having been called to the Bar in October, 2003.
Prior to her current appointment, she worked for many years within the Attorney General’s Chambers of the Government of the Virgin Islands, holding the offices of Crown Counsel, Senior Crown Counsel and Principal Crown Counsel (Civil). She gained hands on experience as a legal drafter while serving briefly as an Assistant Drafter at CenPol Tax Law Rewrite Project of HM Revenue and Customs, United Kingdom. She also served as the first in-house General Counsel of the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority between June 2013- September 2016 and as Additional Magistrate from September 2013 to January 2018.
Vareen has also served on many public service committees and boards including the Central Tenders Board , Steering Committee for Pensions-British Virgin Islands Ports Authority and the National Insurance Steering Committee, and she currently continues to serve as a member of the Social Security Board.
Vareen's professional focus is premised on her personal mission statement which is to execute her duties as a barrister and solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court with due diligence, competence and professionalism, whilst upholding the highest ethical standards of the legal profession; to pursue further development and growth in the practise of law; and where opportune, to willingly accept any challenge and opportunity to broaden her skills and practice.