Joseph Iroga -  USP Alumni Network

Joseph Iroga

What is your home country?
Solomon Islands

What programme did you graduate in and in which year?
LLB -2006

What was your most memorable moment as a student?
My memorable moment at Emalus Campus as a student was when I joined the other students to participate in a moot trial at the school.

Describe your experience while studying at USP.
It was an exciting experience –having to learn from and made friend from students of different races and nationalities.

What was your greatest achievement while studying at USP?
Having to graduate with an LLB and PDLP.

After graduating from USP, what were some of the highlights of your career?
Being employed by the Government of Solomon Islands and thereafter worked at several private law firms in Honiara. Further, having to mitigate in a criminal case at the High Court of Solomon Islands before the Chief Justice on behalf of my client (one of the most experience lawyers in Solomon Islands and my former employer ). He was later sentenced to serve only 6 months in prison instead of 7 years which is the maximum penalty for such offending.

How do you think USP helped you in your career?
Without the help rendered by the USP I would not able to come this far.

After graduating from USP, what has been your greatest achievement?
My greatest achievement after graduating from USP is that I am now working as a successful legal practitioner (Barrister and Solicitor)

What inspires you and why?
The thing that inspired me to study law was the event of Lawlessness that occurred in Solomon Islands during the height of the ethnic conflict and the need to educate those who find themselves on the wrong side of law.

What advice would you give to current and future students of USP?
Study hard at USP to secure a successful future.

Any other information you would like to share?
USP can prepare you for a success career.

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