Payment of CPD Fees for 2017-2018

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All the law practitioners who have not paid their CPD fees for 2017-8 are kindly reminded to do same before 30th June 2018. Sanctions may be taken against defaulters

Thanks and kind Regards

The Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies

 

 

OUVERT: Troisième promotion du Diplôme d’Université de Droit Civil Mauricien

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Cher Praticien du droit,

Suite aux nombreuses requêtes reçues de la part des praticiens, l’IJLS envisage de lancer la troisième promotion du Diplôme d’Université de Droit Civil Mauricien cette année, à partir du mois de Septembre 2018.


Veuillez signifier votre intérêt de vous joindre à la nouvelle promotion en nous envoyant votre lettre de motivation (en anglais ou en français) au plus tard le Vendredi 29 Juin 2018.  

Cliquez ici pour plus d'informations.


En vous remerciant
Le secrétariat (IJLS)

IJLS Law Journal Publications ISBN 978-99949-949-0-8

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June 2018
1) "L’effectivité des droits de la défense en droits français et mauricien" par M. Romain Ollard, Professeur à l’Université de Poitiers - ISBN No. 978-99949-949-3-9

May 2018
1) "A critical analysis of the SOTRAMON case" by Deborah Landemarre, French magistrate trainee - intern in IJLS 978-99949-949-2-2

April 2018
1) « Le traitement judiciaire des atteintes à la réputation, dénigrement, diffamation et injures sur Internet » par M. Vincent Vigneau, Conseiller à la Cour de Cassation, Professeur associé à l’université de Versailles - ISBN No. 978-99949-951-7-2
2) “The Exercise of Prosecutorial Discretion: Considerations and Ethics” by Mrs. Sulakshna Beekarry, Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions - ISBN 978-99949-951-2-7 
3) “The challenging role of banks in preventing money laundering and terrorist financing” by Mr. Kaushik Goburdhun, Barrister-at-Law - ISBN No: 978-99949-951-8-9

March 2018
1) « La Cassation en matière civile » par M. Vincent Vigneau, Conseiller à la Cour de Cassation, Professeur associé à l’université de Versailles - ISBN No. 978-99949-951-3-4
2) “Some facets of the Right to a Fair Trial: a Strasbourg insider’s view” by Mr. Vincent de Gaetano, Judge of the European Court of Human Rights - ISBN No: 978-99949-951-5-8
3) “An analysis of arbitration agreement” by Ms. Azna Bibi Khadun, Judicial Research Officer - ISBN No: 978-99949-951-9-6

February 2018
1) “Expert evidence in criminal trials: Assessing reliability, ensuring independence and promoting scientific rigour” by Mr. Tim Owen, QC, Matrix Chambers - ISBN No. 978-99949-949-1-5
2) “The Right to be treated well: Towards the recognition of a greater right in the protection of children” by Dr. Adam Dubin, Associate Professor of International Public Law - ISBN No: 978-99949-951-6-5
3) “A qui appartient l’oeuvre de rue?” par Professeur Jean-Baptiste Seube, Doyen honoraire de la Faculté de droit et d’économie de la Réunion - ISBN No: 978-99949-951-4-1

January 2018
1) MEMOIRE de Me. Wenda SAWMYNADEN sous la direction du Professeur Jean-Baptiste SEUBE - La Prescription Acquisitive en Droit Positif et Prospectif Mauricien - ISBN 978-99949-951-1-0

July 2017
Rapport de Synthese sur le divorce par consentement mutuel - Jean-Baptiste Seube

March 2017
Mémoire of Mrs Nathire Beebeejaun

February 2017
Article by Prof Ollard

January 2017
Mémoire of Mr Namdarkhan

 

 

 

Notice for 10th Induction Course for Prospective Barristers

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The IJLS is organizing its Tenth Induction Course as mandated under section 5A (6) of the Law Practitioners Act 2011. The course will start in April 2018 and will conclude in July 2018. Those of you who are required to undertake this course must come to the office of the IJLS to submit the registration form and deposit the course fee of MUR 5000 (by cheque payable to the Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies) before Friday 9th March 2018.

The course schedule will be posted on the IJLS Website by end January 2018.

In order to get the certificate of attendance, the full course has to be followed and the absence from classes will disqualify for the certificate.

 

Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies

Half-Day "Panel Discussion on Child Sexual Abuse in Mauritius: seen from a psycho-socio-legal perspective" on 28th November 2017

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Dear Law Practitioners,

Happy Children’s Day!

To commemorate Children’s Day, the IJLS is organising a half-day "Panel Discussion on Child Sexual Abuse in Mauritius: seen from a psycho-socio-legal perspective"  on 28th November 2017 from 11.00 hrs to 16.00 hrs. The focus of the panel discussion will be on the practical aspect of child sexual abuse , with lawyers from both the prosecution and defence coming together to discuss challenges faced in Court when dealing with child victims of sexual abuse, amongst others.

Moreover, representatives from the Child Development Unit and  the Ombudsperson for Children will also share their practical experiences in dealing with children who are victims of child sexual abuse and their parents.
 
Finally, Dr Thakore, Senior Psychiatrist specialising in child sexual abuse from Ireland will address the audience on the psychological aspects of Child Sexual Abuse and Dr Poonam Bissessur, Psychiatrist and Director of Pedostop, an NGO working exclusively on the issue of child sexual abuse in Mauritius, will be highlighting not only the trauma of child victims but also the consequences in adults in later life who have been victims of sexual abuse during their childhood.

Five CPD hours will be awarded.

Best Regards,

The Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies

Notice for 9th Induction Course for Prospective Barristers

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The IJLS is organizing its ninth induction course as mandated under section 5A (6) of the Law Practitioners Act 2011. The course will begin on 2nd October 2017 and will conclude by 8 December 2017. Those of you who are required to undertake this course must come to the office of the IJLS to submit the registration form and deposit the course fee of MUR 5000 (by cheque payable to the Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies) before Friday 15th September 2017.

Click Here for the Course Schedule.

In order to get the certificate of attendance, the full course has to be followed and the absence from classes will disqualify for the certificate.

The IJLS reserves the right to postpone or prepone any course subject to the availability of the resource person.

Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies

CPD Certificates

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Dear Law Practitioners,

Certificates have been issued for those who have completed the mandatory CPD points for the academic year 2016-2017. You are kindly requested to collect same from the IJLS on working days from 0930hrs to 1530hrs excluding lunch time from 1200hrs to 1300hrs. It is not necessary to come in person and you may nominate someone on your behalf to collect the certificate.

Thanks and kind regards,

Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies

 

 

List of winners in relation to the IJLS Pupils Moot Competition 2017

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Finalists - Team A ( PEEROO Amira & CHAVRIMOOTOO Chrisinta)
           - Team B (HAGUE Johanne & Sakauloo Naazish)

Best Team- Team B - HAGUE Johanne & Sakauloo Naazish

IJLS Pupils Moot Competition Challenge Trophy winners - TEAM B

Runners up trophy- Team A - PEEROO Amira & CHAVRIMOOTOO Chrisinta

Best Speaker - PEEROO Amira

Best Skeleton Argument - Team A (PEEROO Amira & CHAVRIMOOTOO Chrisinta)

List of finalists for Finals in IJLS Pupils' Moot Competition to be held on Friday 21st July in Courtroom No. 2 from 2-4 pm

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List of finalists for Finals in IJLS Pupils' Moot Competition to be held on Friday 21st July in Courtroom No. 2 from 2-4 pm

1.  Ms Amira Peeroo
2.  Ms Joanne Hague
3.  Ms Naazish Sookaloo
4.  Ms Chrisinta Chavrimootoo

Note that 2 CPD points will be given for all law practitioners attending the Finals in Courtroom no. 2

Please note that the prize-giving ceremony will be held in IJLS after the finals on same day.[ 4-5 pm]

List of teams selected for semi-finals of IJLS Pupils Moot Competition

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IJLS Pupils Moot 2017

Semi-Finals - list of teams

Team A
Johanne Hague
Sakauloo Nazish

Team B
Chandika Cheekhoory
Reeshmee Sabbi Appana

Team C
Celine Bellouard
Reena J Pentiah

Team D
Amira Peeroo
Christina Chavrimootoo


SEMI-FINAL 1 – COURTROOM A

Team B (Appellant) v Team C (Respondent)

 
SEMI-FINAL 2 – COURTROOM B

Team A (Appellant) v Team D (Respondent)