'Elisiva 'Akauola
Position:
Assistant Crown Counsel
Phone:
(+676) 24-055/24-007 Ext 115
Fax:
(+676) 24-005
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Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) – University of the South Pacific (Emalus Campus, Vanuatu) 2014
Professional Diploma in Legal Practice (PDLP) – University of the South Pacific (Statham Campus, Fiji) 2014
Admitted as Law Practitioner – Supreme Court (Tonga) 2015

Background

Miss 'Akauola graduated with an LLB from the University of the South Pacific in 2014. While undergoing her PDLP programme she carried out her practical placement in the Attorney General’s Office in 2014. Miss 'Akauola joined the Attorney General’s Office in January 2015 as a temporary Legal Researcher and interpreter then was appointed Assistant Crown Counsel, a post which she presently holds.

Experience

Miss 'Akauola's work involves legal research, preparing brief and indictments for criminal matters, providing legal opinions, and also interviewing applicants for adoption and guardianship application and drafting Guardian Ad Litem reports for the Supreme Court. She has appeared for a number of criminal cases for the Crown in both Magistrate’s Court and Supreme Court. She has also appeared for a number of family matters in the Supreme Court. She has a keen interest in Family law and Human Rights.

Areas of Practice

Criminal Law, Family Law, Land Matters