First Judiciary Newsletter Launched

We are pleased to release our first Judiciary Newsletter, which aims to give a brief and regular update to our internal team and to our stakeholders on our events, initiatives, and information about our institution. This bi-monthly publication also includes a list of lawyers and their license to practice status for the public to refer […]

Michelle Marguerite Admitted As Attorney at Law

Michelle Sharon Marguerite was officially admitted as an Attorney at Law in a formal ceremony on Thursday 26 August 2021 in court room 1 before Chief Justice Rony Govinden and with the assistance of the court staff. Marguerite acquired a Law degree by online correspondence studies at the University of London, and passed the Bar […]

Ananth Subramanian Takes Oath As New Magistrate

Ananth Subramanian, who has worked as an Assistant Principal State Counsel since January 2011 in the Attorney General’s Office, took his oath today as a new Magistrate. The short ceremony took place this morning 20 August 2021 in the Chief Justice’s chambers in the presence of the Chief Justice Rony Govinden, some Supreme Court Judges, […]

Emily Gonthier Admitted As Attorney at Law

Emily Gonthier was officially admitted as an Attorney at Law in a formal ceremony on Friday 13 August 2021 in court room 1 before Chief Justice Rony Govinden and with the assistance of the court staff. Ms. Gonthier holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Management from the University of Mauritius, a Masters in International […]

Two New Supreme Court Judges Sworn In

Mr. Brassel John Adeline and Mr. David Simon Esparon have been appointed as Judges of the Supreme Court with effect today Thursday 29 July 2021. A swearing in ceremony took place this morning at State House in the presence of the President of the Republic Wavel Ramkalawan, President of the Court of Appeal Justice Anthony […]

Sexual Offences Bill 2021 – Proposed Model Law by the Child Law Reform Committee

Read the Sexual Offences Bill 2021, Proposed Law prepared as part of the recommendations of the Child Law Reform Committee here. You can also read the Child Law Reform Committee’s Report submitted to the President in June 2021 here.

Wendy Pierre Admitted As Attorney At Law

Wendy Pierre was officially admitted as an Attorney at Law in a formal ceremony in court room 1 before Chief Justice Rony Govinden and with the assistance of the court staff last week. Pierre had previously worked on the legal and compliance aspects of the financial services sector of the Seychelles International Business Authority (SIBA) […]

New Pupil Admitted as Attorney at Law

Mrs. Aishah Molle was officially admitted as an Attorney at Law in a formal ceremony in court room 1 before Chief Justice Rony Govinden and with the assistance of the court staff. Mrs. Molle is a State Counsel at the Attorney General’s Office who studied at Staffordshire University. She started her pupilage in May 2019 […]

New Pupil Admitted as Attorney at Law in Formal Ceremony

Asiyath Aishath Afif, aged 26, was officially admitted as an Attorney at Law in a formal ceremony in court room 1 before Chief Justice Rony Govinden and Judge Mohan Burhan, with the assistance of the Registrar of the Supreme Court, Juliana Esticot. Ms. Afif passed her Bar Exam in November 2018, and was under the […]

Judiciary Appoints New Director for Legal Affairs and Senior Legal Researcher

Lionel Garrick Lionel O. Garrick has been appointed Director of Legal Affairs in the Judiciary of Seychelles. In 2016, Garrick was a legal consultant to the Government of Seychelles by the Investment Climate Facility/African Development Bank (ICF/AfDB) to work on the review of the Companies Act of Seychelles. In January 2020, Garrick was appointed as […]