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New Supreme Court Judge Wati sworn-in

A new Supreme Court Judge was sworn-in by the President Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote at the State House yesterday. Judge Anjala Wati took the Oath of Office before the
10 Aug 2016 11:53
New Supreme Court Judge Wati sworn-in
New Supreme court judge Anjala Wati and Chief Justice Anthony Gates during the swearing-in at the State House yesterday. Photo: DEPTFO News

A new Supreme Court Judge was sworn-in by the President Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote at the State House yesterday.

Judge Anjala Wati took the Oath of Office before the head of State and in the presence of Chief Justice Judge Anthony Gates.

Prior to her appointment, Judge Wati was serving as Puisne Judge in the Family Court of Fiji.

She began her career in the legal profession after completing her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the South Pacific and was admitted to the Fiji Bar in October, 1999.

She practiced law at a private firm in Labasa and later as a lecturer/tutor at the New Zealand Pacific Training Centre for a year.

She then joined as the registrar at the Family Division High Court and worked her way up to the position of Resident Magistrate- Family Division for Suva, Nausori and Nasinu.

Judge Wati was subsequently appointed as Puisne Judge in 2009.

Source: DEPTFO News

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