YOUNG LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
The President of the Fiji Young Lawyers Association, Aiyaz Sayed
- Khaiyum has been actively organising events for his members. Recently,
the FYLA had a presentation on International & Humanitarian
Law & its Applicability in the South Pacific at the JJ's Conference.
They also hosted a cocktail for the Chief Justice of New Zealand
Dame Sian Elias. The night was a success and it proved to be a golden
opportunity for many young lawyers to mingle with the Madame Chief
The FYLS also has a programme called
the "Secondary Schools Legal Educations". The young lawyers
give talks to school on legal issue or careers in the law. They
have also give free legal advice to certain NGO organisations such
as Fiji Women Rights Movement.
President : Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum
Vice President : Laurel Vaurasi
Treasurer : Sakimi Samuels
Secretary : Renae Lal
For young lawyers who would like to join the FYLA, membership fee
of $10.00 per annum can be paid to Sakimi Samuels.
Sakimi Samuels can be contacted at Westpac Banking Corporation [phone
To be an eligible member of the FYLA, the person must be a practising
law for less than 5 years and should be less than 40 years of age.