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Navina Parsuramen

Magistrate – Tutorials – European Union Law

Navina Parsuramen presently sits as Magistrate in the Intermediate Court of Mauritius (Criminal Division). She joined the Judiciary 5 years ago as Senior District Magistrate and presided over the District Courts of Port Louis (Civil Division), Port Louis North (Criminal Division), Flacq (Civil and Criminal Divisions) and the Bail and Remand Court. She also regularly chairs Committees and Boards of Assessment. She practised law in Mauritius first as a private practitioner and then joined the State Law Office. As State Counsel, she was assigned to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for 4 years and thereafter, to the Attorney General’s Office for 3 years. She is an experienced litigator in both criminal and civil matters. She has delivered legal training to court officers at the University of Mauritius and prosecution courses to officers of various Ministries. She holds an LLB (Honours) from the University of Exeter, England and an LLM in French and European Law from the University of Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, France. As a member of the Middle Temple, she qualified as Barrister at the Inns of Court School of Law and was called to the Bar in England and Wales in 2004 and in Mauritius in 2005.