NEW PUISNE JUDGE SWORN-IN

Caption: From Right, Chief Justice, Anthony Gates with Puisne Judge Mr Vinsent Shashikalum Perera at Govermment House. Photo: SUPPLIED.

From Left, New Puisne Judge Mr Vinsent Shashikalum Perera

From Left, New Puisne Judge Mr Vinsent Shashikalum Perera. Photo: SUPPLIED.

Fiji?s judiciary welcomed another addition to its ranks following the swearing in of a new Puisne Judge this morning.

Mr Vinsent Shashikalum Perera?was ceremoniously sworn in as Puisne Judge at Government House before?His Excellency the President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau and the Chief Justice, Anthony Gates.

Mr Vinsent Shashikalum 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 Law and Civil Law.

Mr Vinsent Shashikalum Perera?is married with two children.

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