Dr. Mathilda Twomey was called to the Bar in 1987, practising in her native Seychelles. A bencher of the Middle Temple she graduated with an LLM in Public Law and subsequently a PhD in comparative law from the National University of Ireland, Galway. She has tutored and lectured in tort law at the National University Ireland, Galway. She was a member of the Seychelles Constitutional Commission in 1993, which was charged with drafting the third constitution of Seychelles and was appointed justice at the Seychelles Court of Appeal in 2011 and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Seychelles in 2015.
She is a member of the advisory board of the Global Judicial Initiate Network of the UNODC. She also chairs the Seychelles Legal Information Institute, which reports judgments of courts in Seychelles and laws based on the principle of free access to law (www.seylii.org). She is the Academic Director of the Judicial Institute for Africa based at the University of Cape Town and Adjunct Professor of the School of Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Seychelles and is member of its Council.
Dr. Mathilda Twomey has devised and taught courses for the continuous professional development of judicial officers, lawyers and prosecutors in Seychelles, the Maldives, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Namibia, South Africa, E-Swatini, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. The training modules she has engaged in include court procedures, court and case management, evidence, judgment writing, maritime crime, sexual offences, money laundering, proceeds of crime and asset confiscation, and rule of law implications for judicial officers including ethics.
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