Bernard Georges (politician)

Bernard Georges (born 24 August 1955) is a Seychellois politician who currently serves as the Leader of Government Business in the National Assembly of Seychelles.

Bernard Georges
Seychelles lawyer Bernard Georges (cropped).jpg
Leader of Government Business
Assumed office
29 October 2020
Preceded byCharles DeCommarmond
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
2002
Personal details
Born24 August 1955
Crown Colony of Seychelles
Political partyLDS
Alma materFitzwilliam College, Cambridge
OccupationPolitician

BiographyEdit

A lawyer by profession, he is a member of the Seychelles National Party, and was first elected to the Assembly in 2002. Georges' popularity in Seychelles was fueled in part by his radio program on Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation's SBC Radio which explained the laws and how they worked to people of Seychelles. He and his wife, Annette, run the law firm, "Georges and Georges", which specializes in property and commercial disputes. In 2015, he was appointed to Judge of the Court of Justice for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa.[1]

EducationEdit

He is a graduate of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Seychelles lawyer Bernard Georges appointed judge in COMESA Court of Justice". Retrieved 2016-11-04.
  2. ^ "Fitzwilliam Journal. News of Members (p. 71)" (PDF). Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. January 2017. Retrieved 2 April 2017.