Wong’s ad­mit­tance moved by A-G

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Deputy So­lic­i­tor-Gen­eral Tracey Wong was yes­ter­day hon­oured to have her pe­ti­tion to be ad­mit­ted as a le­gal prac­ti­tioner moved by the Act­ing Prime Min­is­ter and At­tor­ney-Gen­eral, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. Ms Wong, 31, joined the four oth­ers who were ad­mit­ted to the bar as a le­gal prac­ti­tioner at the High Court in Suva. “I would like to thank the At­tor­ney-Gen­eral and Solic­i­torGen­eral and ev­ery­one at the Of­fice of the S-G for their sup­port,” she said. Orig­i­nally from Aus­tralia, Ms Wong said it would have been nice if her fam­ily was present to wit­ness the event While mov­ing the pe­ti­tion, Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said: “Ms Wong stud­ied law at the Univer­sity of Western Aus­tralia and was awarded her Bach­e­lor of Law de­gree with dis­tinc­tion in March 2007. “Ms Wong com­pleted her ar­ti­cles clerk­ship at one of the largest law firms in Western Aus­tralia, Jack­son McDon­ald. “She was ad­mit­ted to the Supreme Court of Western Aus­tralia and the High Court of Aus­tralia in 2008.” Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said Ms Wong was an ex­pe­ri­enced com­mer­cial lawyer hav­ing worked at the in­ter­na­tional law firm Squire Pat­ton Boggs in Aus­tralia.

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