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New Puisne Judge Sworn-In

Fiji’s judiciary welcomed another addition to its ranks following the swearing in of a new puisne judge yesterday. Vinsent Shashikalum Perera was ceremoniously sworn in as puisne judge at Government
25 Aug 2015 10:07
New Puisne Judge Sworn-In
Newly sworn in Puisne Judge Vinsent Shashikalum Perera. Photo: DEPTFO News

Fiji’s judiciary welcomed another addition to its ranks following the swearing in of a new puisne judge yesterday.

Vinsent Shashikalum Perera was ceremoniously sworn in as puisne judge at Government House before  the President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau and the Chief Justice Anthony Gates.

Mr Perera was admitted as Barrister and Solicitor in Fiji in 2011 and holds a Master of Laws from University of Colombo in Sri Lanka.

He was the Attorney at Law of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka in 1999 and has vast experience in criminal  and civil law.

Mr Perera is married with two children.

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