Latest News for: Seychelles lawyer


ISS celebrates International Men's Day with special events |20 November 2023

Nation 20 Nov 2023
Luke's journey transitions from a British Army Commando to a Captain in the Seychelles Defence Force, bringing discipline, strategic thinking, and leadership skills ... Yohan Liyanage, a seasoned Lawyer and Director of the Seychelles Law Commission, boasts a diverse professional background with significant roles in various legal jurisdictions.

UniSey and Sals students learn more about two committees of the National Assembly |25 September 2023

Nation 25 Sep 2023
As part of the ongoing commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the National Assembly of Seychelles, the Scrutiny of Bills Committee and Standing Orders Committee carried out a sensitisation session with students of the University of Seychelles and the School of Advanced Level Studies ... My aim is to become a lawyer but not a politician.

‘Think like a lawyer’ |07 June 2023

Nation 07 Jun 2023
During very animated sessions, the students learned about the separation of powers by way of a short workshop delivered by lawyers from the OAG ... My aim is to become a lawyer and I have already started reading law books and I’ve even read the Constitution of Seychelles.”.

Handover of TRNUC’s final report to President Ramkalawan |03 April 2023

Nation 03 Apr 2023
After nearly five years of existence, the Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission (TRNUC), headed by the highly respected international lawyer, Gabriel McIntyre, has handed over its final report and its recommendations to the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Wavel Ramkalawan.

Chief Justice Govinden cleans our constitutional judicature |13 February 2023

Nation 13 Feb 2023
The first issue is how do we improve the behaviour of some of our lawyers and legal practitioners? We have in Seychelles some of the best lawyers I have come across, and I have been involved in court cases in UK, US, Japan and Germany ... Furthermore, the Bar Association of Seychelles is a lawyers’ club and has some 40 active attorneys as members.

Ceremonious event officially reopens the Supreme Court |11 January 2023

Nation 11 Jan 2023
Other than justices of the Seychelles’ judiciary system led by Chief Justice Rony Govinden, lawyers and staff of the judiciary, the one-hour ceremony was also attended by the head of state, President Wavel Ramkalawan and First Lady Linda Ramkalawan, Vice-President Ahmed Afif and ...

Year 2022 news highlights |30 December 2022

Nation 30 Dec 2022
As we come to the end of 2021, Seychelles NATION presents its readers with a month-by-month summary of some of the local news that have marked this eventful year ... William (Bill) McAteer, the pre-eminent Seychelles historian, is made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by Her Majesty the Queen in the UK’s New Year’s Honours.

SMC stance on the interaction between the executive and the SBC |27 December 2022

Nation 27 Dec 2022
The board of the Seychelles Media Commissionis of the view that expressing a concern or criticising the content and output of the Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation ‒ in this case the state-owned broadcast media ‒ does not constitute an interference in the work of the corporation ... Press release from the Seychelles Media Commission.

Disgraced solicitor who was president of Rotary Club of London is yet to pay back ...

The Daily Mail 02 Nov 2022
Baroness Jacqueline Van Zuylen, who has been called 'financially unsophisticated', has also claimed the corrupt lawyer tricked her out of her £2million life savings in a trust in the Seychelles ... Baroness Jacqueline Van Zuylen (pictured) has also claimed the corrupt lawyer tricked her out of her £2million life savings in a trust in the Seychelles.

Second Constitution Day Round Table |20 June 2022

Nation 20 Jun 2022
The event was the opportunity to question the selected panel of judges – made up of Chief Justice Rony Govinden, president of the Bar Association of Seychelles Divino Sabino, private lawyers Nisha Allear and Ryan Laporte, representative of the Attorney General’s Office Stefan ...

In the National Assembly: Members vote to give more powers to ACCS |19 May 2022

Nation 19 May 2022
While they all raised their voices and stressed that they are against any form of corruption and would like the ACCS to succeed in its mandate, members of the minority United Seychelles party deplore the fact that it was the judiciary and the ACCS lawyer who announced that the law was going to be amended.

How debt cancellation could help poor countries prepare for climate change

Grist 13 May 2022
Zoom Dosso / AFP via Getty Images ... A similar but larger effort was negotiated in 2016 for the Seychelles. Lee Buchheit, a lawyer who has represented several countries in sovereign debt restructurings, including Belize, said this model allows countries to contribute to the “global conservation project” despite being in financial straits ... .

Missing US $50 million corruption – Firearms, ammunition and terrorism cases |07 May 2022

Nation 07 May 2022
There have been several new developments in the case of the missing US $50 million donated to Seychelles in 2002 by the Abu Dhabi government, following directions given to the Anti-Corruption Commission of Seychelles by Chief Justice Rony Govinden on April 29 ... through his lawyer.

Interview with Dr Satish Boolell |25 April 2022

Nation 25 Apr 2022
Dr Boolell.Despite being from a different political obedience than mine, the Mauritian Attorney General asked me if I were agreeable to talk to a Seychelles criminal lawyer who needed a forensic expert in the region ... When the defence contacted me, I informed the lawyer that after ...

Frenchman Debatisse accused of murdering girlfriend acquitted |19 April 2022

Nation 19 Apr 2022
The trial which started on February 3, 2022 is one of the longest in the history of Seychelles ... Lawyer Hoareau said it was clear from the start that his client was innocent and that the Seychelles police need to review how they conduct their investigations ... The prosecution lawyer ...