PNG’s Nicholas Kirriwom

PNG’s Nicholas Kirriwom sworn in as judge to Nauru Appeals Court

Judge Kirriwom hails from Papua New Guinea and brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge and is timely for the work and establishment of the Appeals Court.

In introducing Mr Kirriwom, Chief Justice Filimone Jitoko highlighted Justice Kirriwom’s extensive legal background and legal career which began in 1978 as a legal officer in his native PNG, adding that Judge Kirriwom was proposed to Nauru by PNG’s Chief Justice and is the third most senior on a bench of 44 judges on the Supreme Court and national court of PNG.