College of Law, London. Assistant Legal Draftsman, Legal Draftsman and Principal Legal Draftsman, Office of the Attorney General, 1973 1986. Spoken languages: English and Spanish.
Allen became a Justice of the Supreme Court of the Bahamas in 1995, and was elevated to Senior Justice in 2005. She also served as Acting Chief Justice in 2007. In November 2010, she succeeded Joan Sawyer as President of the Court of Appeal.
She thus became the second woman to hold that post, and the third women in a high position in the judiciary of the Bahamas.
She was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2016 New Year Honours. Allen was born in New Providence.
She did her secondary education at Government High School, her Bachelor of Laws at The College of Law in London, and her Certificate of Legal Drafting at the University of the West Indies in Cave Hill, Saint Michael, Barbados. The couple have five children: Algernon Junior.
Antoine, Aliya, Amil and Phylicia.
Bahamas Bar Association. Gray’s Inn, London.