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What you need to know about the Magistrates Court |13 May 2021

Nation 13 May 2021
The new Magistrate Court was virtually inaugurated recently and handed over by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the President of Seychelles Wavel Ramkalawan ... Someone can choose to represent oneself or one can choose to be represented by a lawyer.The Magistrates Courts of Seychelles falls under the administration of the Supreme Court.

Justice Francis MacGregor sends condolences on the passing of Jacques Hodoul |08 May 2021

Nation 08 May 2021
“The memorial photo of the Constitutional Commission of 1993 – in one photo – shows the leading lights and pioneers of the then Seychelles who also included certain leading personalities not in the photo like Dr Maxime Ferrari, Bishop French Chang-Him and well known lawyer Bernard Georges.

International Women’s Day ‘I dream for women a world that is free of gender bias, ...

Nation 10 Mar 2021
The Judiciary of Seychelles examines the subject of ‘women delivering justice’ ... “I had hoped that the shattering of the glass ceiling when I was the first woman judge appointed in 2011 would have resulted in greater respect for the role of women in the practice of law in Seychelles ... Contributed by the Judiciary of Seychelles .

Baroness Jacqueline van Zuylen sues jailed lawyer for lost £2m

The Times/The Sunday Times 02 Mar 2021
... persuaded by Rodney Whiston-Dew, a celebrity lawyer who was later jailed for cheating the taxman, to invest in a trust based in the Seychelles.

Police call for respect for law enforcement agencies | 26 January 2021

Nation 26 Jan 2021
Members the public are being reminded that since the introduction of public health regulations several people have been convicted before Seychelles courts with some fined as much as R10,000 ... Cell visits for detainees however remain restricted to clients’ lawyers only.

Know Your Rights – The Magistrates Court | 23 December 2020

Nation 23 Dec 2020
The Criminal process. ... The Civil Process. ... All claims are brought via plaint and can be filed by a lawyer or claimant in person ... You can choose to represent yourself or you can choose to be represented by a lawyer. The Magistrates Courts of Seychelles falls under the administration of the Supreme Court ... Contributed by the Judiciary of Seychelles .

A chat with British High Commissioner Patrick Lynch | 05 December 2020

Nation 05 Dec 2020
‘Our friendship with Seychelles is driven by a genuine desire to help protect the democracy, independence and sovereignty of these islands’ ... Seychelles NATION ... Seychelles NATION ... Seychelles NATION ... This included officers attached to the Seychelles police force and Crown Prosecution Service lawyers seconded to the Attorney General’s Office.

Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission – Hearing Number 127 | 25 November 2020

Nation 25 Nov 2020
Harold Michaud was the second to appear before the TRNUC in open session yesterday, giving evidence in case 0102 filed by Albert Napier in relation to unfair dismissal by the Seychelles Breweries on August 31, 1978 ... 1977 of Hassanali Umarji, a well known businessman in Seychelles.

Getting to know our ministers … Finance, Economic Planning and Trade Minister Naadir Hassan | ...

Nation 23 Nov 2020
Seychelles has a new cabinet with 13 new ministers appointed ... Seychelles NATION.Who is Minister Naadir Hassan? ... My childhood ambition was to study law, but at Polytechnic I was advised that Seychelles was saturated with lawyers and hence had to opt for another field ... Seychelles NATION.Please tell us more about your professional life ... Seychelles NATION.

Presidential elections in Seychelles since the return of multi-party democracy | 27 October 2020

Nation 27 Oct 2020
Mr Pillay, a former minister and ambassador in the Parti Lepep government, lawyer Amesbury, the first female presidential candidate in the history of Seychelles, and Mr Pierre, the leader of the opposition in the National Assembly, were running for the presidency for the first time ... Our theme is Seychelles for all her children.

Vijay Construction versus EEEL | 22 October 2020

Nation 22 Oct 2020
... on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (the New York Convention), despite the fact that Seychelles only became a signatory after the lawyers presented their arguments.

Seychelles: Next Chapter in Long-Running Savoy Hotel Court Case to Be Heard Nov. 3 in ...

All Africa 21 Oct 2020
The Seychelles Constitutional Court on Tuesday set November 3 to hear the preliminary objection filed by the lawyer of the Eastern European Engineering Limited (EEEL) in the case against Vijay Construction ....

Dr Mathilda Twomey: Exemplary leader of judicial practice | 13 October 2020

Nation 13 Oct 2020
She also actively supported Seylii (the online publication of judicial decisions) and the teaching of law at the University of Seychelles and oversaw the implementation of the Strategic plan, holding judicial officers, lawyers and court staff to account for failure to comply with established timelines and procedures.

Vijay case mentioned in Constitutional Court | 08 October 2020

Nation 08 Oct 2020
Lawyer Bernard Georges filed this request back in August to have the whole case re-heard in Seychelles courts however it was put on ...

Outgoing Chief Justice Mathilda Twomey gets ceremonial farewell | 01 October 2020

Nation 01 Oct 2020
They all spoke about how she brought a much needed reform in the Judiciary and how she was accessible to all the lawyers and staff of the Judiciary ... The clients were poor and trusted their lawyer ... I realised how desolate the judicial landscape was in Seychelles, that the Judges and the lawyers knew that this had been going on.”.

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