Pupil State Counsel, Public Prosecutor, and Legal Officer for Fair Trade Take Their Oaths

Pupil State Counsel Ria Elisa Anne Alcindor and Public Prosecutor Kimberly Shamira d’Offay took their oaths before Chief Justice Rony Govinden in chambers on Wednesday 31 May 2023 before the Assistant Head of Criminal Registry and Principal State Counsel Mr. George Thatchett. In addition, legal officer Ramia Deera Charles also took her oaths before the […]

Tanzanian – Seychelles’ working visit: “Strengthening our Judiciaries”

Five delegates from the Tanzanian Judiciary paid a working visit to the Judiciary of Seychelles regarding enhancing cooperation, and particularly sharing human resources and best practices between both institutions. The delegation consisted of: Head of delegation – Chief Registrar of the Judiciary of Tanzania, Wilbert Chuma Registrar of the Court of Appeal, Sylvester Kainda Director […]

30 Years of the Constitution Promoting Press Freedom

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day and as we celebrate 30 years of the Constitution this year, we take time to reflect on the development of press and media rights over the last three decades and how the Courts have been instrumental in protecting press freedom. Seychelles has experienced a significant evolution of […]

April 2023 Newsletter – Internal Updates and Handing Over of Tiling Project Phase 2

We bring to you the eighth edition of the Judiciary Newsletter, which provides you with updates on our internal operations, Attorneys being admitted to the Bar, taking of Oaths and other staff news. You can view this edition of the newsletter by clicking here.

February Newsletter – World Social Justice Day

We are reproducing our February 2023 newsletter here, which we first released on 21 February 2023 in honor of World Social Justice Day. Due to technical difficulties with our website, the previous link has expired and the newsletter can now be viewed by clicking here. 

Senior Legal Officer and Process Server Take Their Oaths

Two people took their oaths this week before the Chief Justice Rony Govinden. Hazel Angelique Naiken took her oaths as a Senior Legal Officer for the Fair Trading Commission on Tuesday 28 March 2023. In addition, Willy Tony Philoe took his oaths as Process Server for the office of Curator on Wednesday 29 March 2023.

Senior State Counsel Barry Galinoma Takes His Oaths

Barry Ernest Galinoma took his oaths before the Chief Justice Rony Govinden on Monday 20 March 2023 before colleagues and the Registrar of the Supreme Court. Mr. Galinoma will be serving as Senior State Counsel at the Attorney General’s office.

Fair Trading Commission Legal Officers, Notary and State Counsel Take Their Oaths

A group of young women took their Oaths before the Chief Justice and colleagues on 13 March 2023 at Palais de Justice. Kelly d’Offay took her oaths to practice as a Notary, and Leanne Nourrice took her oaths to perform duties as a State Counsel within the Attorney General’s office. Four other women took their […]

Award Ceremony for SIAD Students and Cancer Concern Special Collect

The Judiciary hosted a prize giving ceremony on Friday 27 January 2023 for the seven students who participated in the very first art competition for the Supreme Court. The ceremony also served to hand over funds collected for the Cancer Concern Association during the church service on the occasion of the Reopening of the Supreme […]

Kimberly Pillay and Kwantema Simara Admitted to the Bar as Attorneys at Law

Kimberly Pillay and Kwantema Simara were both admitted to the Bar on Thursday 19 January 2023 in a ceremony in Court Room 1 before the Chief Justice Rony Govinden, where they took their oaths. Both lawyers were accompanied by fellow colleagues, family, and friends for this special occasion. Ms. Pillay completed her 2 year pupillage […]