Justice Fiona Robinson
Justice Fiona Robinson was appointed Justice of Appeal by the President of the Republic of Seychelles on the recommendation of the Constitutional Appointments Authority, on the 6 September 2017. Justice Robinson was first appointed to the bench in January 2013, as a Judge of the Supreme Court.
Justice Robinson graduated from the University of Mauritius and passed her barrister’s vocational examinations. She received a Master of Laws from the International Maritime Organisation International Maritime Law Institute. She worked in the Chambers of the Attorney General as a State Counsel and then as a legislative draftsperson and Official Notary. Justice Robinson was legal adviser to the Seychelles Maritime Delimitation Technical Committee and, in August 2010, presented the legal defence for the Republic of Seychelles before the United Nations Department of Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea in New York with respect to the joint Seychelles/Mauritius submission for an extended continental shelf concerning the Mascarene Plateau Region. Upon leaving the Chambers of the Attorney General, Justice Robinson was appointed Director General of the Seychelles Maritime Safety Administration.
Justice Robinson resides with her husband and children in Seychelles.