Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has voted in in favor of appointing S. Feydhoo chief magistrate Fathimath Faruheeza and Civil Court judge Hassan Shafeeu to the High Court.
In a statement on Wednesday evening, JSC said that both Faruheeza and Shafeeu were highly recommended by the advisory committee on appointment of judges, which had screened and interviewed the candidates who had applied for the vacancies at the High Court.
JSC voted in favor of appointing Faruzeena and Shafeeu to the High Court on Sunday, September 20.
Faruzeena, Zephyr, S. Maradhoo, currently serves as chief magistrate of the S. Feydhoo Magistrate Court. She has a Bachelor of Law (Honors) and Master of Comparative Law from the International Islamic University of Malaysia.
Faruzeena has 10 years of experience as a lawyer, both in private practice and as a public prosecutor. She also has experience as a lecturer in the field of law.
Meanwhile, Shafeeu, Sweetmead, K. Dhiffushi, began his career as a judge in 2013 at the Family Court. He is currently a judge at the Civil Court.
He has a Bachelor of Law (LLB) from Maldives College of Higher Education and a Master of Comparative Law from the International Islamic University of Malaysia.
Shafeeu has 14 years of experience in the legal field, and has experience drafting legislature and working as a lecturer in the field of law.