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Mr Nainendra Nand.

Title: Senior Lecturer; Acting Head of School

Email: nainendra.nand(at)usp.ac.fj

Phone Number: +679 32 32986

Office Location: USP Statham Campus - Suva, Fiji

Mr. Nainendra Nand joined USP in January 2008 as a Senior Lecturer and Manager of the School of Law based in Suva, Fiji. Nainendra has taught at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, namely Courts and Dispute Resolution, Legislation and the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice and the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Drafting programmes.

Nainendra joined the University following a distinguished career in law which included practice in both the private and public sector and consultancy work spanning over twenty-eight years. He is a barrister of Lincoln’s Inn in London and a member of the Fiji Law Society.

Nainendra was the Solicitor General of Fiji from January 1997 and December 2006. During this time, he personally handled and oversaw may high profile litigation involving the Fijian Government. Nainendra was also the Legal Advisor to the President of Fiji, the Parliament of Fiji and the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji. He also has extensive experience as a Chief Executive Officer and a Human Resource Manager.
Nainendra co-authored a textbook on Administrative Law entitled “Judicial Review Applications in Fiji – Principles and Materials”. He has contributed to charity and community work for over 30 years in Fiji and continues to do so.

Research Interests

  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Civil Litigation and Practice
  • Practical Legal Training


Selection of Publications

  • Nainendra Nand, ‘Protecting the Public, Maintaining Professional and Ethical Standards in the Legal Profession – A Study of Recent Reforms in New Zealand, Australia (NSW) and Fiji’ (2019) Journal of South Pacific Law.
  • Nainendra Nand, ‘Parliamentary Privilege, Discipline and Suspension of Members of Parliament – The Fijian Experience’ (2018) Journal of South Pacific Law.
  • Nainendra Nand, ‘Fiji’s 1997 and 2013 Constitutions: A Comparative Legal Analysis’ (2016) Law Asia Journal.
  • Nainendra Nand, ‘Fiji’s Political Parties Law: An Analysis of the 2013/2014 Decrees (2015) Law Asia Journal.

 

 

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