Legal Assistance

Please note: The Department of State and U.S. Embassy in Fiji assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

 

Legal Assistance in Fiji – downloadable version

 

Please note: The Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Fiji assume no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

Persons resident in or visiting Fiji who require assistance from a U.S. diplomatic mission should contact the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji, P.O. Box 218 or 158 Princes Rd, Tamavua, Fiji, telephone: (679) 3314-466, fax: (679) 3302-267, email: SuvaACS@state.gov.

A legal professional in Fiji must be a member of the Fiji Law Society to be able to practice law.  Most law firms are able to provide notary services and general legal counsel.

Suva

Name:  Devanesh Prakash Sharma & Ramesh Patel
Firm Name: R. Patel Lawyers
Firm Address: P.O. Box 693, Suva, 5th Floor, FDB Building, Suva
Telephone 679-3314150
Facsimile: 679-3300155
E-mail: patel@connect.com.fj and devanesh@rpatel.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Commercial, domestic, civil and criminal litigation, opinions and general legal advice
Languages spoken: English, Fijian and Hindi
Notary Public: No

Name: Franz George Keil and Walton David Dixon Morgan
Associate: Nilesh Prasad
Firm Name: Mitchell Keil Lawyers
Firm Address: Ground Floor, No. 10 Gorrie Street, Box 1056, Suva.
Telephone: 679-3301066
Facsimile: 679-3301641
E-mail: mitchellkeil@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: General but mainly commercial, real property transactions.  No matrimonial or criminal work.
Languages: English and German
Notary Public: Yes

Name: Isireli Tuifua Fa LLB, LLM (Hons) Auckland, NZ
Firm Address: Fa & Company, Level 4, FNPF Place, Victoria Parade, Box 15859, Suva, Fiji
Telephone: 679-3303750
Facsimile: 679-3305034
Mobile: 9993690/9993693
E-mail: isirelifa@facompany.com.fj; selaifa@facompany.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Civil litigation, commercial and corporate.
Languages: English, Fijian
Notary Public: Yes, Commissioner for Oaths
Affiliations: Simpson Grierson of Auckland, New Zealand, Mallesons Stephen Jacques, Perth and Sydney, Colin Ng partners of Singapore and Hong Kong and Browne & Wood Singapore office.
Name: Kafoa F. Muaror
Firm Name: Muaror & Company
Firm Address: 38 McGregor Road, Box 17089, Suva.
Telephone: 679-3309298
Facsimile: 679-3309299
Mobile: Kafoa – 9925000
E-mail: kmuaror@muarorlaw.com
Specialization of Firm: Commercial law, banking, insurance, investment
Languages: English
Affiliations: Fiji Law Society

Name:  Laurel Vaurasi
Firm Name: Shekinah Law
Firm Address: 41 Gladstone Road, Suva
Telephone: 679-310-0585
Facsimile: 679-331-0099
Email:  vaurasi_l@shekinahlaw.com.fj
Specialization of Firm:  Family law, commercial law and estate law
Languages: English, Fijian
Notary Public: No
Affiliations: Fiji Law Society, IBA-International Bar Association, Fiji Environmental Law Association

Name: Mohammed Afzal Khan (LL.B.), Commissioner for Oaths, Notary
Notary Public, Admitted: Wellington, N.Z., Canberra (ACT) Australia
Firm Name: Khan & Co Barristers & Solicitors
Firm Address: Suite 8 & 9, 1st Floor, QI Centre, Victoria Parade, Suva, Fiji.  P.O. Box 549, Suva.
Telephone: 679-3315777 & 3313655
Facsimile: 679-3300173
Mobile: 9920786/7072786
E-mail: khancolawyers@unwired.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: General practice
Languages spoken: English, French
Other Information: British citizen

Name:  Peter Ian Knight
Firm Name: Cromptons
Firm Address: P.O. Box 300, Suva, Suite 10, QBE, Victoria Parade, Suva
Telephone: 679-3301499
Facsimile: 679-3301618
Direct Line: 3301749
E-mail: cromptons@connect.com.fj; infor@cromptonslaw.com.fj; p.knight@cromptonslaw.com.fj
Website: http://www.cromptonslaw.com.fj/
Specialization of Firm: General practice with emphasis on commercial law, civil litigation, insurance and trademarks
Languages spoken: English
Notary Public: Yes
Affiliation: Admitted to practice in England

Name: Ramesh Prakash and Vipul M. Mishra
Firm Name: Mishra Prakash & Associates
Firm Address: 43 Bau Street, Flagstaff, P.O. Box 2379, Govt Bldgs, Suva, Fiji; 16 Mana Street, Lautoka, P.O. Box 6389, Lautoka and Ganga Singh Street, Ganga Singh Building, P.O. Box 13, Ba.
Telephone: Suva:  679-3300466, Lautoka: 6675102, Ba: 6675104
Facsimile: 679-3303068 (Suva), 6675104 (Ba)
Mobile: 9993744/9993744
E-mail: gateslaw@connect.com.fj; mishraprakaskltk@connect.com.fjmishraltk@kidanet.net.fj
Languages spoken: English, Hindi, Fijian
Notary Public: Yes

Name: Raman Pratap Singh
Firm Name: Kohli & Singh
Firm Address: 77 Cumming Street, Box 15703, Suva
Telephone: 679-3304867, 3302674, 3306411, direct line: 3304867
Facsimile: 679-3304868
Mobile: 9920255
E-mail: kohlisingh@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Litigation Conveyancing
Language Spoken: English, Hindi and Fijian
Notary Public: Yes

Name: Richard Naidu, Glenis Yee, Jon Apted & Nicholas Barnes
Firm Name: Munro Leys, Lawyers & Notaries Public
Firm Address: Level 3, Pacific House, Butt Street, PO Box 149, Suva, Fiji
Telephone: 679-3314188
Facsimile: 679-3302672
E-mail: mail@munroleyslaw.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Arbitration, aviation, banking and securities, capital markets, commercial property transactions (general), company law (general), employment, foreign investment, immigration, insurance, intellectual property, litigation (general), taxation and stamp duty, telecommunications, tourism, trademarks, trade practices/anti-trust
Language: English, Hindi
Notary Public: Yes
Affiliations: Fiji Law Society, International Bar Association, International Trademark Association
Other Information: Firm has four partners, four senior associates, two associates and 14 solicitors.

Name: Satish Parshotam & Subhas Parshotam
Firm Name: Parshotam & Company
Firm Address: 2nd Floor, Mid City Bldg. Corner of Cumming St. and Waimanu Rd. P.O. Box 131, Suva, Fiji
Telephone: 679-3314844
Facsimile: 679-3300681
E-mail: subhas@parshotam.com.fjsatish@parshotam.com.fjlawyers@parshotam.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Commercial, corporate, banking, finance, litigation
Languages: English, Hindi
Notary Public: Yes, Commissioner for Oaths
Affiliations: member of Fiji Law Society, the High Court of New Zealand

Name: Suresh Chandra (B.A. LLB Barrister & Solicitor, Otago (NZ), & Vijay Maharaj (B.A. Hons, G Inst M, Barrister, Inner Temple (U.K.)
Firm name: MC Lawyers
Firm Address: 3rd Floor, Deoji Bldg., 63 Marks Street, Box 951, Suva
Telephone: 679-3312822, 3312983
Facsimile: 679-3301822
Mobile: 9992823
E-mail: marajchand@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Commercial transactions, property, litigation, family disputes and criminal
Languages: English, Fijian, Hindi
Notary Public: Yes, Commissioner of Oaths

Name: Viren Kapadia and Hemendra Kumar Nagin
Firm Name: Sherani & Co
Firm Address: Level 2 Harifam Centre, Greig Street, Box 1004, Suva
Telephone: 679-3313255
Facsimile: 679-3301546
Mobile: 9925925;7733255
E-mail: vkapadia@sherani.com.fj, hnagin@sherani.com.fj and/or lawyers@sherani.com.fj; ranjana@sherani.com.fj
Website: http://www.sherani.com.fj/
Specialization of Firm: Civil and commercial litigation, commercial transactions
Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati and French
Affiliations: Member: Fiji Law Society, Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants

Name: William Wylie Clarke
Firm Name: Howards Barristers & Solicitors
Firm Address: G.P.O. Box 13687, Level 7 FNPF Place, Victoria Parade, Suva
Telephone: 679-3300046
Facsimile: 679-3300180
E-mail: lawyer@howardslaw.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: General practice, commercial/trade law, criminal law
Languages: English, French

Lautoka

Name: Anu Patel
Firm Name: S.B. Patel & Company
Firm Address: P.O. Box 74, Lautoka, Fiji, 143 Vitogo Parade, Lautoka
Telephone: 679-6660011
Facsimile: 679-6665516
Mobile: 9921311
E-mail: anupatelslaw@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Commercial, conveyancing, local government, general practice
Languages spoken: English, Fijian, Hindi

Name: Chen Bunn Young
Firm Name: Young and Associates
Firm Address: P.O. Box 60, Lautoka, Fiji, 2 Saku Lane, Marine Drive, Lautoka
Telephone: 679-6660044/6660818
Facsimile: 679-6664443
Email: youngslaw@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Civil litigation, commercial corporate law, conveyancing, trademarks, estates, personal injury, claims and general practice
Language Spoken: English, Chinese, Hindi, Fijian
Notary Public: Yes
Affiliations: Fiji Law Society

Name: Donald Davendran Gordon
Firm Name: Gordon & Company
Firm Address: 157 Vitogo Parade, P.O. Box 600, Lautoka, Fiji
Telephone: 679-6665272, 6669770
Facsimile: 679-6665296
Mobile: 9928272
E-mail: gordonlaw@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Commercial, corporate, and criminal litigation, conveyancing
Languages: English, Hindi
Affiliations: Barrister at the Supreme Court at New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Name: Iftakhar Iqbal Ahmad Khan
Firm Name: Iqbal Khan  & Associates
Firm Address: 7 Yasawa Street, P.O. Box 870, Lautoka
Telephone: 679-6650142/6650162/ mobile: 9992719
Facsimile: 679-6650159
Email: khaniqbal@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: General practice, litigation of criminal cases, matrimonial cases, civil cases, conveyancing, land matters, estate, probate, human rights and migration
Notary Public: Yes, Commissioner for Oaths
Affiliations: B.A. (Hons) Law, CNNA, London, Member of Lincoln’s Inn London, Admitted to the High Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia, Supreme Court of A.C.T., N.S.W., Queensland, Victoria and Fiji Islands, Former Resident Magistrate, Fiji.

Name: Ram Krishna & Shalen Ram Krishna
Firm Name: Krishna & Co
Firm Address: 1st Floor, 27 Naviti Street, Postal Box 881, Lautoka
Telephone: 679-6662144, 6662816
Facsimile: 679-6661467
Mobile: 9926144/9999430
E-mail: krishna@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm:  Personal injury claims, insurance law, conveyancing, arbitrators, corporate and company matters, intellectual property, civil litigation including admin law – all courts, defense of criminal acts, aviation-related matters, matrimonial matters
Languages: English

Name: Suresh Chandra Maharaj
Firm Name: Suresh Maharaj & Associates
Firm Address: 11 Salala Place, P.O. Box 2650, Lautoka
Telephone: 679-6667455 (Office), 679-6667571 (Res)
Facsimile: 679-6667441
Mobile: 9950917
E-mail: maharajlaw@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: General legal practice, civil, criminal and commercial
Languages: English, Hindi

Nadi

Name: Dorsami Naidu
Firm Name: Pillai, Naidu & Associates

Associate: Salote Maria Veitoakiyaki; Jadhav Prakashan
Firm Address: 17 Sagayam Road, Box 1184, Nadi
Telephone: 679-6700599, 6700793, mobile: 9920599
Facsimile: 679-6702365
E-mail: pillai.legal@gmail.com; pillainaidu@gmail.com
Specialization of Firm: General but greater emphasis on civil litigation, conveyancing, commercial and domestic
Languages: English, Hindi, Fijian
Affiliations: Immediate Past President of T.I.S.I. Sangam, Charter President of Lions Club of Nadi, Manager of Nadi Special School; Past President of the Fiji Law Society
Other Information: Former Member of Parliament (Dorsami Naidu)

Name: Babu Indrashekhar Singh LLB. (N.Z.)
Firm Name: Babu Singh & Associates
Firm Address: 73 Sagayam Road, Nadi Town, Nadi. P.O. Box 1705, Nadi
Telephone: 679-6703499, 6703489, mobile: 7265023
Facsimile: 679-6703330
E-mail: babusingh@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Criminal law, family and commercial law, civil litigation in both High and Magistrate Court
Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati, and Punjabi
Notary Public: Yes
Affiliations: Member of Fiji Law Society.  Past President of Rotary club of Nadi
Other Information: Admitted in N.Z., Fiji, Australian Capital Territory, Barrister High Court of Australia, and Lawyer since 1985 – former Crown Prosecutor.

Name: Janend Kaushik Sharma
Firm name: Janend Sharma Lawyers
Firm Address: 1st Floor, Manji jadavji Building, 996 Queens Road, Nadi Town, Box 2114, Nadi.
Telephone: 679-6702800, m obile: 9990488
Facsimile: 679-6702802
E-mail: janendsharma@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Commercial and company law, criminal law
Languages: English, Hindi
Other Information: Assists with Fiji Immigration matters.

Name: Suresh Chandra Verma BA.LLB (VIC) (NZ)
Firm Name: Suresh Verma and Associates
Firm Address: Town Council Arcade, Suite 9, Main Street, P.O. Box 1417, Nadi
Telephone: 679-6701822
Facsimile: 679-6702083
Mobile: 9655063
Email: vermalaw@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Advocacy
Notary Public: Yes, Commissioner for Oaths
Languages: English, Hindi, Fijian
Other Information: Admitted in Victoria, Australia

Labasa

Name: Amrit Sen, Notary Public
Firm Name: Maqbool & Company
Firm Address: Kalayangi Pala Bldg, P.O. Box 231, Labasa, Fiji
Telephone: 679-8812788, m obile: 992 2788
Facsimile: 679-8813168

E-mail: amritsen001@gmail.com
Specialization of Firm: Criminal, civil litigation, conveyancing
Languages spoken: English, Hindi, Fijian
Affiliations: Admitted as barrister and solicitor of High Court of NZ, Solicitor of New South Wales, Australia, Barrister/Solicitor Act, Australia

Name: Ami Chandra Kohli
Firm Name: Kohli Solicitors
Firm Address: Old Fire Station Bldg, Civic Centre, Box 150, Labasa, Fiji
Telephone: 679- 8812255; 9200520; mobile: 992 2224
Facsimile: 679-8813493

E-mail: kohli@connect.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Criminal, family, traffic, company and conveyancing
Languages: English, Hindi, Fijian
Notary Public: Yes
Affiliations: Member: Fiji Law Society, New Zealand Law Society
Other Information: Admitted to New Zealand High Court.

Ba

Name: Adish K. Narayan (office moving to Nadi)
Firm Name: A.K. Lawyers
Firm Address: P.O. Box PD 74, Port Denarau Retail Center, Denarau, Nadi
Telephone: 679-675 0075/6750125; mobile: 9929366
Facsimile: 679-6670080
E-mail: info@aklawyers.com.fj

Website: www.aklawyers.com.fj
Specialization of Firm: Commercial litigation, crime, insurance, personal injuries
Languages: English, Hindi, Fijian
Affiliations: Member of Law Society of New South Wales, Australia with current practicing certification, Member of Law Asia

Name: Samuel Kamlesh Ram
Firm Name: Samuel K Ram
Firm Address: 2nd Floor, Kamal Building, Box 3318, Ba Town.
Telephone: 679-6671815, mobile: 9924077
Facsimile: 679-6671814
E-mail: skrlaw@connect.com.fj; samuelram@me.com
Specialization of Firm: Litigation and commercial law
Languages: English, Hindi

Rakiraki

Name: Anil Kumar Tikaram LLB. (N.Z.)
Firm Name: Tikaram & Associates
Firm Address: P.O Box 1101 Rakiraki
Telephone: 9925422 (mobile)
E-mail: tikaramlaw@gmail.com
Specialization of Firm: Real estate transaction corporate work/litigation, matrimonial matters, trademarks, debt collection
Languages: English, Hindi
Notary Public: Yes, Commissioner for Oaths
Affiliations: Fiji Law Society, Fiji Judo Association, International Judo Federation, Arjay Samaj, Fiji University of Fiji – Saweni
Other Information: Sir Moti Tikaram K.B.E., C.F., C.S.M., LLB will be joining as consultant

The French overseas territory of French Polynesia is in the consular district of the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji. There is a U.S. Consular Agent with the ability to provide basic consular services for U.S. citizens at the U.S. Consular Agency in Tahiti, French Polynesia. For example, the consular agent can notarize documents for use in the United States. Persons resident in or visiting French Polynesia who require assistance from a U.S. diplomatic mission should contact the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji, P.O. Box 218 or 158 Princes Rd, Tamavua, Fiji, telephone: (679) 3314-466, fax: (679) 3302-267, email: SuvaACS@state.gov.

The legal profession in French Polynesia follows the French pattern of a separation between ‘Avocats’ (lawyers), who represent and provide legal assistance to persons having business before the courts, and ‘notaires’ (notaries) who perform many of the functions of a solicitor in the English legal system. Notaires provide notary services; act as trustees; handle estate, property dealings, and collections; and provide general legal counsel.

Malgras Benoit
Malgras & Barmont
B.P. 3279
Papeete, Tahiti
French Polynesia
Telephone: (689) 426-233
Fax: (689) 436-709
General Law
Languages: French, English

Philippe CLEMENCET
SCP CLEMENCET – PINNA
83 avenue de Cde Destremeau
Papeete 98713
Telephone: (689) 40 54 44 44
Fax: (689) 40 42 34 90
clemencet@notaires.pf
www.tahitinotaires.pf
Areas of Practice: Family Law, Adoption, Marriage/Divorce, Foreign Investments, Civil Law, Contracts, Estates
Notary Public

Dominique Dubouc
11 rue du Docteur Cassiau
P.O. Box 555
Papeete, Tahiti
Telephone: (689) 42-96-36
Fax: (689) 43-78-44
Real Estate Law, Mortgage, Loans, Wills, Power of Attorney
Languages: English, Spanish, and French
Notary Public

Etienne Gau
James Lau
Thierry Jacquet
Angle des Rues Lagarde and General de Gaulle
P.O. Box 1415
Papeete, Tahiti
French Polynesia
Telephone: (689) 42-83-05
Fax: (689) 42-42-74
Languages: French, English

Marie-Josee Leou
S.E.L.A.R.L., G.G.L.C.-W.U.
P.O. Box 548
Papeete, Tahiti
French Polynesia
Telephone: (689) 540-454
Fax:(689) 540-455
Commercial Law, Labor Law, Civil and Criminal Law
Languages: French, English

LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN TUVALU

Please note: The Department of State and U.S. Embassy in Fiji assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

The island nation of Tuvalu is in the consular district of the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji.

Name: Afele Vagalia Kitiona
Firm Name: Law Firm – Afele Kitiona
Firm Address: Funafuti, Tuvalu
Telephone: 688-700-1746
E-mail: asauafele@gmail.com
Specialization of Firm: General practice except Narcotics, collections, transportation, corporations, aeronautical/maritime, foreign claims, estates, taxes and auto/accidents.
Languages spoken: English/Tuvalu
Notary Public: Yes

The French overseas territory of New Caledonia is in the consular district of the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji. The U.S. maintains no diplomatic or consular mission in New Caledonia itself.

Persons resident in or visiting New Caledonia who require assistance from a U.S. diplomatic mission should contact the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji, P.O. Box 218 or 158 Princes Road, Tamavua, Suva, Fiji, telephone: (679) 3314-466, fax: (679) 3302-267, email: SuvaACS@state.gov.

The legal profession in New Caledonia follows the French pattern of a separation between “Avocats-Defenseur,” who represent and provide legal assistance to persons having business before the courts, and “Notaries,” who provide notary services; act as trustees; handle estates, property dealings, and collections; and provide general counsel.

Jean-Francois Bourdeau
SCP Jean Francois Bourdeau
BP 9175
98807 Noumea CEDEX
New Caledonia
Telephone: 00-687-27-49-42
Fax: 00-687-28-36-10
Notary
Languages: French, English

Frédéric de Greslan
Société d’avocats de Greslan – Lentignac
19 rue dame lechanteur
98800 Noumea
Tel. 78.93.81
avocat-degreslan@lagoon.nc
Languages: English, French, Spanish

Types of Law: Family law, banking/financial, commercial/business law, foreign investments, civil law; criminal law, commercial law, contracts, taxes, government relations, labor relations
Other Services Provided: Certified translator, notary

Bruno-Jean Fisselier
Avocat, Barrister & solicitor
Societe Civile Professionnelle D’Avocats
27 Rue de Sebastopol
B.P. 2826
Noumea
Telephone: 687-278-312
Fax: 687-275-878
Specializes in International Private Law
General Practice, Commercial Law

Mr. Jean Leques
Mrs. Jacqueline Calvery-Leques
85 avenue Charles de Gaulle
BP 214
98845
Noumea, New Caledonia
Telephone: (687) 27.42.16
Fax: (687) 27.75.80
Languages: French
Notary Public

John Lozier
Marie-Christine Roger
Marie-Laure Fauche
30 Boulevard Vauban
BP 2826
Noumea, New Caledonia
Telephone: (687) 28-55-23
Fax: (687) 27-49-94
Languages: French, English

There is no U.S. consular agent or consular office in Wallis and Futuna. Persons resident in or visiting Wallis and Futuna who require assistance from a U.S. diplomatic mission should contact the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji, P.O. Box 218 or 158 Princes Rd, Tamavua, Fiji, telephone: (679) 3314-466, fax: (679) 3302-267, email: SuvaACS@state.gov.

There are no private lawyers, notaries, or bailiffs in the territory of Wallis and Futuna. The Court Clerk performs the functions of notary, bailiff, and appraiser when necessary. The local police who act as officials and as bailiffs, people certified by the president of the lower court, and citizens representing themselves may act as an attorney, even if they do not possess a license to practice law. Inquiries concerning legal matters may be directed to the Administrateur Superieur, who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Administration in the territory.

The court of Mata-Utu (for the District of Wallis and Futuna Islands) comes with the competence of the Appellate Court of Noumea, New Caledonia. Lawyers registered at this court and the legal agents recognized by it may draw up documents for use in the Court of Mata-Utu. Please refer to the List of Attorneys for New Caledonia in the section above.

Judicial and administrative jurisdictions have extremely limited representation on Wallis and Futuna. If you find yourself subpoenaed to a trial on Wallis and Futuna, your case will first be heard before a judge who oversees all civil, commercial, and penal cases. There is only one judge in Wallis and Futuna, along with a general territory official who acts as the prosecuting magistrate. An appeal can be made to the Court of Appeals in Nouméa in New Caledonia or before the Administrative Court of Appeals in Paris.

Legal Assistance in Tonga

Please note: The Department of State and U.S. Embassy in Fiji assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

Tonga is in the consular district of the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji. The U.S. maintains no diplomatic or consular mission in Tonga itself.

Bankside Chambers
Rodney Eric Harrison
P.O Box 3810, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140, New Zealand
Office Telephone: +649 3023010 or +64 274728010
Email: alan@sorrell.co.nz
BA, LL.B (Hons), Ph.D
Languages: English

Bless Law Office
Mavaetangi Manavahetau
2nd Floor, Maseia Plaza Building, Taufa’ahau Road
Office Telephone: +676 7715468, +676 8892462, or +676 29036
Email: vesublessme@live.com
Dip Law, LL.M (Xiamen, China)
Languages: English, Tongan 

David Francis Corbett
P.O Box 509 Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Office Telephone: +676 24492, +676 8823992 or +676 7736606
Email: corbett@kalianet.to or corbett24492@yahoo.com
Dip. Law, LL.B
Languages: English 

Edwards Law
William Clive Edwards
Place of Birth: Tuanuku, Vava’u
Partner: David Edwards, BCom University of Otago
Office Telephone: +676 30281 or +676 8818002
Email: clive.edwards@edwardslaw.to

Website: www.edwardslaw.to
LL.B Auckland
Languages: English, Tongan

Etika Law Firm
Sione Etika
Date of Birth: January 25, 1959
Place of Birth: Tuanuku, Vava’u
P.O Box 2033, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Office Telephone: +676 28177 or +676 7737580
Email: setika80@yahoo.com
Dip. Law
Languages: English, Tongan

Fakahua Fa’otusia & Associates
Name: SioneTomasi Naite Fakahua
Partner: Solomone Hiva Tatila
Luna’eva Building, Hala Fatafehi and Holomui, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Office Telephone: +676 23019 or +676 7758595
Email: tomfakahua@gmail.com
Dip. Law
Languages: English, Tongan

Fataimoemanu L Vaihu Law Firm
Fataimoemanu Lafaele Vaihu
P.O Box 1128, Nuku’alofa, Tonga

Office Telephone: +676 25033 or +676 7756366
Email: fmvaihu@gmail.com
Languages: English, Tongan 

Fungateiki Law Firm
Petunia Tupou
P.O Box 2217, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Office Telephone: +676 27968 or +676 27208
Email: petuniatupou@gmail.com
BA, LL.B (NZ)
Languages: English, Tongan 

Garrett & Associates Law Practitioners- Tonga
Name: David Arthur Garrett
P.O Box 846, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Office Telephone: +676 23077
Email: d.garrett@extra.co.nz
BA & LLB (Hons)
Languages: English 

Laki Niu Law Office
Laki Maile Niu
P.O Box 39, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Office Telephone: +676 22485
Email: lakiniulaw@gmail.com
LL.B
Languages: English, Tongan 

Lesina Tonga Law Firm
Lesina Asilio Tonga
P.O Box 2389, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Office Telephone: +676 23931 or +676 7715506
Email: lesina.tonga@gmail.com
Dip. Business Studies, Dip. Law
Languages: English, Tongan 

Nalesoni Tupou Law
Nalesoni Tu’inauvai Tupou
Takapautolo, Railway Road, Nuku’alofa
Office Telephone: +64 2762936
Email: nalesoni@tupoulaw.co.nz
BA, LL.B
Languages: English, Tongan 

Quay Chambers
Harry Waalkens, QC
Level 7, 2 Commerce Street
P.O Box 106215, Auckland, New Zealand
Office Telephone: +676 7749862 or +649 3741662
Email: waalkens@quaychambers.co.nz

Website: www.quaychambers.co.nz
Languages: English 

Solution Consulting House
Posesi & Sela Bloomfield
P.O Box 807, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Office Telephone: +676 24564
Email: posesibloomfield@solutionconsultinghouse.com
BA, LL.B, LL.M (Hons)
Languages: English, Tongan 

Stephen Joseph Stanton
Office Telephone: +676 24010; +61 292212104
Email: sstantol@bipgpond.net.au
BA, LL.B (Hons), Ph.D
Languages: English

Stephenson Associates
Ralph & Dana Stephenson
P.O Box 2178, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Office Telephone: +676 8828172 or +676 8716607
Email: info@stephensonassociates.to

Website: www.stephensonassociates.to
LL.B Auckland
Languages: English 

TMP Law
Alisi Nunia Taumoepeau
18 Mosimani Building, Mateialona Rd
P.O Box 846, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Office Telephone: +676 26664
Email: alisinunia@tmplaw.com
MA (CM), LL.B, LL.M (Hons) 

Tonga Monu’ia Law Firm
‘Ofa Pouono
P.O Box 743, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Office Telephone: +676 26368 or +676 8716970
Email: o_pouono@hotmail.com
LL.B, LL.M
Languages: English, Tongan 

TUFI Policy and Strategic Management Consultancy Service
Taniela Liku’ohihifo Fusimalohi
Office Telephone: +676 8746300
Email: Taniela.fusimalohi@gmail.com
BA, LL.B, PhD (Aust)
Languages: English, Tongan

Legal Assistance in Nauru

 

Please note: The Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Fiji assume no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

 

Persons resident in or visiting Nauru who require assistance from a U.S. diplomatic mission should contact the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji, P.O. Box 218 or 158 Princes Rd, Tamavua, Fiji, telephone: (679) 3314-466, fax: (679) 3302-267, email: SuvaACS@state.gov.

 

Name: Dale Cecil
Firm Name: Dale Cecil Pleader
Firm Address: Yaren District, Nauru.
Telephone: 674-558-6716
Facsimile: N/A
E-mail: daler.cecil59@gmail.com
Specialization of Firm: General but mainly civil case
Languages: English and Nauruan
Notary Public: No

Name:  Alumita Lekenaua (Ms)
Associate: Mr. David Aingimea
Firm Name: DA Law & Associates
Firm Address: Adjacent to Cornerstone AOG Church, Anibare District, Republic of Nauru
Telephone 674-554-2678
Facsimile: N/A
E-mail: david.aingimea@gmail.com and alumita.lekenaua@gmail.com
Specialization of Firm: Commercial/Business Law, Civil/Criminal Law, Family Law, Estates/Taxes, Labor Relations, Auto Accidents
Languages spoken: English
Notary Public: Yes – David Aingimea

Legal Assistance in Kiribati – downloadable version

Please note: The Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Fiji assume no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

Name: Amoro Amten
Name of Law Firm: TA Law Firm
Situated next to the Judiciary Office, Betio
Office Telephone: ++686 75126210, +686 73063641 or +686 73009696
Email: aomoro@kiribatilegalservices.com.ki
LLB (Hons)
Languages: English

Name: Kaiata Kabure –Andrewartha
Name of Law Firm: KK and Sons Law Firm
Behind i-Mart Supermarket, Betio
Office Telephone: +686 73003877
Email: kiata@kkandsonslawfirm.com
LLB (USP) and Business Management (NZ)
Languages: English

Name: Taoing Taoaba
Name of Law Firm: TA Law Firm
Situated next to the Judiciary Office, Betio
Office Telephone: +686 75126210, +686 73063641 or +686 73009696
Email: ttaoaba@gmail.com
Languages: English