5 Oct 2012

Fiji lawyer Chaudhry suspended until 2017

1:50 pm on 5 October 2012

A Suva lawyer Rajendra Chaudhry has been suspended from practicing in Fiji for nearly five years.

The decision was made by the Independent Legal Services Commission and made public this morning.

He was found guilty of misconduct following a hearing in August.

Mr Chaudhry was found guilty one of count of professional misconduct and one count of unsatisfactory professional conduct.

He is allowed to remain in practice for the next 21 days in order to hand over current cases.

Another lawyer, Kini Maraiwai, has been suspended with immediate effect until 2016.