Ropate Green Lomavatu is Fiji’s new Solicitor General

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Former Magistrate and former senior lawyer, Ropate Green Lomavatu is the country’s new Solicitor General.

Attorney General, Siromi Turaga confirmed that Lomavatu was appointed late last week.

This follows a meeting of the Judicial Services Commission.

Turaga welcomed the appointment saying he needed Lomavatu for the huge task ahead.

He said the new Solicitor General comes with massive experience and has moved up the ranks through natural progression.

The appointment was made following a meeting of the Judicial Services Commission.

According to Section 116(5) of the Constitution, the Solicitor General shall be appointed by the President on the recommendation of the Judicial Services Commission following consultation by the Commission with the Attorney General.

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