Melvin Chand

Solicitor

Phone: +679 322 1805

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws, University of the South Pacific, 2015
Professional Diploma in Legal Practice, University of the South Pacific, 2015

Biography:

Melvin graduated in 2015 from the University of the South Pacific with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (in International Business and Marketing) degrees. In the same year he completed the Professional Diploma in Legal Practice and was admitted to the Fiji Bar.

Since admission in October 2015, Melvin has practiced in Munro Leys’ Litigation Team. Melvin practises and assists in a wide variety of commercial litigation and advisory work, including employment negotiations and representing both employers and workers in the Employment Relations Tribunal, civil and commercial litigation including contract, tort-based negligence such as medical and professional negligence, construction law disputes, ADR and general advice. He has a keen interest in human rights law.

Melvin is an accredited mediator with the Fiji Mediation Centre trained by the Singapore Mediation Centre. He has experience as a Teaching Assistant with the University of the South Pacific’s School of Law, LLB programme.