A new Judge of the Court of Appeal was ceremoniously sworn in today by His Excellency the President, Major General (ret’d) Jioji Konuse Konrote at the State House.
Justice Viraj Dayaratne took oath before the Fijian Head of State and senior members of the Fijian Judiciary.
He comes with vast experience having gained his first qualification from the Sri Lanka Law College in 1989-1992 and went on to complete Masters of Law in International Trade Law in 2008.
Justice Dayaratne served as a Lecturer in the Law of Contracts, University of London, Bachelor of Laws Degree Course conducted by the Informatics Institute of Technology, Colombo 4, Sri Lanka, 2005-2009
He spent a significant part of his career at the Sri Lankan Attorney General’s Department and has also served on special international assignments. Justice Dayaratne has attended and presented at many international law conferences and seminars.