The Honourable Baba Aziz
Attorney General, British Virgin Islands
Baba Aziz is a lawyer and current Attorney General in the British Virgin Islands.
Early life and education
Baba Aziz holds a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from The American University in Washington, D.C., a professional certificate of law from the Ghana School of Law and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Ghana. Additionally, he holds a certificate in International Human Rights Laws from Hague Academy of International Laws and the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights.
Aziz has over 25 years of legal experience in the Commonwealth of Africa, particularly Ghana and Gambia and the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.
Over 10 of those years were served in the Attorney General’s Chambers of the Virgin Islands where he served as Acting Attorney General from June 2010 to December 2011. He initially joined the Attorney General’s Chambers in June 2001 as a Senior Crown Counsel and was subsequently promoted to the post of Principal Crown Counsel in 2007. He also acted as Solicitor General.
His other work experience includes Research Counsel /Private Legal Practitioner at Basangsang Law Chambers, The Gambia, West Africa and Legal Counsel of Assets Management & Recovery Corporation in Gambia.