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Thursday, September 21, 2006

It is confirmed that Julian Moti is Solomons new Attorney General

Julian Moti QC, has been appointed by the Judicial and Legal Service Commission as Solomon Islands Attorney-General to replace Mr. Primo Afeau CMG.

Mr. Moti holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Sydney, Bachelor of Laws from the Australian national University and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Sydney University of Technology.

He is currently a Visiting Professorial Fellow for the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India; a visiting Professor, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India; and Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, Bond University, in Queensland, Australia.

He holds membership of a number of Professional Associations: President, International Law Association (Pacific Islands Branch): Member, Executive Council, International Law Association (London) Member, International Commission on Folk Law and Legal Pluralism; Associate Member, Law Society of New South Wales; Member, British Institute of International and Comparative Law; and Life Member, Solomon Islands Bar Association.

He was awarded with a Cross of Solomon Islands (CSI) on July 7, 2001 (Solomon Islands Independence Anniversary) ‘for contribution to the law and development of indigenous business enterprise in Solomon Islands’ and appointed one of Her Majesty’s Counsel for Solomon Islands (Queen’s Counsel) 2003.

He will commence his duties on completion of formalities and date he assumes duty in the country.

Source: Government Communications Unit

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