New Attorney pledges support to domestic violence victims

first_imgFollowing six years of continuous academic studies, 26-year-old Suriyha Sabsook on Thursday last realised her dream of becoming a lawyer.This is as the legal Bar of Guyana continues to welcome a number of young professionals, allowing Sabsook to officially start her career as a legal practitioner. She took her legal practitioner oath before Justice Navindra Singh at the Berbice High Court.Sabsook, who hails from Rose Hall Town, Berbice, has a strong passion for criminal law. She commenced her ascent to the Bar by pursuing A-Level coursesNew Attorney-at-Law Suriyha Sabsook and Justice Navindra Singh pose for a photo at the Berbice High Courtat the School of the Nations.Immediately after, Sabsook earned herself a spot in the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme at the University of Guyana, after which she took on her Legal Education Certificate (LEC) at the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and graduated earlier this year.The new Attorney, after her admission to the Bar on Thursday, pledged her assistance to reduce instances of domestic violence that pervades the Rose Hall Town area and teen suicide. She also expressed her care for the environment and committed herself to its protection, whether as an advocate or with general policy.She thanked her mother, Petal Sabsook, who she said was her greatest supporter and best friend.Justice Singh advised the young Attorney to grow with her experiences while maintaining her integrity.last_img read more

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