Nauru appoints new Chief Justice

Nauru has appointed a new Chief Justice, Australian Geoffrey Eames.

Chief Justice Eames joins Justice John von Doussa, who was appointed to the Supreme Court in September.

Mr Eames has previously served as a judge on the Supreme Courts in Victoria and the Northern Territory.

A Queen's Counsel, he has also been involved in the professional development of lawyers in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.

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