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Ellen Carolus appointed as the Master of the Supreme Court

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Ellen Carolus appointed as the Master of the Supreme Court

Wed, 07 October 2015

The Office of the President has announced the appointment of Ms. Ellen Carolus as Master of the Supreme Court of Seychelles.  The post had remained vacant since its separation from the functions of the Registrar of the Supreme Court.

The appointment follows recommendations made by the Constitutional Appointments Authority to the President of the Republic.

Ms. Carolus holds a Bachelors Degree in Law from the University of Mauritius, and was admitted to the Bar in 2002.

In 2003 she was employed in the Department of Legal Affairs as State Counsel, and rose to the rank of Principal State Counsel.  She has attended specialist training courses in legal drafting organised by the Commonwealth and by the Legal Training Institute of Malaysia.

Ms Carolus has been practising as an Attorney-at-Law in the Supreme Court of Seychelles from 2009, and has also served as the Director of Legal Affairs in the Fair Trading Commission, as well as legal consultant on various projects.  Her most recent appointment was as Legal Counsel to the SACOS Group.

She has been a full member of the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsels since 2012.

Ms. Carolus will be sworn in before the President on Friday 9th October.

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