LAW SOCIETY MONTHLY NEWSLETTER
FLS 2002 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND CLE.
Our 2002 Annual General Meeting is to be held at 02.15pm on Saturday
21 September 2002 at the Warwick Fiji, Korolevu.
Members are further advised that two
CLE sessions would be held on Saturday morning prior to the Annual
General Meeting on 21 September.
Justice Byrne will talk on Damages
and Personal Injuries at 9.00am and Sir Moti Tikaram will talk on
Appellate Advocacy at 11.00am.
Please keep Saturday 21 September 2002
3. PRACTICE MANAGEMENT COURSE - The Business of the Practice
Section 6  of the Legal Practitioners
Act provides inter-alia that no person who has been admitted to
practise in Fiji more than six months after the Board of Legal Education
has approved the above course shall be entitled to practise on his
or her own account unless that person has satisfactorily completed
Pursuant to Section 6  of the Act,
the Board of Legal Education has decided that the Fiji Law Society
administers the course.
Members are advised that a Practice
Management Course would now be held on Saturday 16.11.2002 from
8.30am at the Banyon Room, Holiday Inn, Suva. Please note change
Details of the Course will be released
in due course.
A Certificate will be issued to those
who complete the course satisfactorily and participants would earn
credit towards Continuing Legal Education.
A fee of $20.00 would is payable.
4. LEGAL PRACTITIONERS (REMUNERATION : NON-CONTENTIOUS BUSINESS)
Members are again reminded to make submissions on the new proposed
costs (Attachments sent earlier in the May Newsletter Clause 5)
and forward their comments to The Solicitor-General addressed to
Ms. S. Christopher, Secretary-Costs Review Committee by
Members are encouraged to respond and
realise the importance of their input to the making of a Law that
will bind their practice in the Magistrates Court.
4. STAFF CHANGES AT FLS SECRETARIAT.
Mrs. Alofa Aiva Seruvatu has been appointed Secretary Fiji Law Society
with effect from 22 August 2002. She replaces Isaac Peter who joined
the Society when the full time Secretariat was established in August