A former school teacher born and bred in Ba has been sworn in as a Fiji Court of Appeal judge.
Justice Izaz Khan is also the 13th Judge to be appointed to the High Court of Fiji.
A Government statement said that Justice Khan works as a solicitor at Allen Allen & Hemsley, now Allens Arthur Robinson in Sydney.
Justice Khan’s main area of practice is in vendor/purchaser contracts, leases, mortgages and easements. He also specialises in contract law.
Justice Khan was born in Talecake, Ba.
He had his primary and secondary school education in Fiji and North Queensland.
He attained a Bachelor Degree in Arts at the University of Queensland.
Justice Khan returned to Fiji in 1967 and taught at Xavier College, Ratu Sukuna Memorial School and Marist Brothers High Scholl before returning to Australia to study Law at the University of New South Wales.
He graduated with an LLB ,University of New South Wales and Masters in Law from Sydney University in 1979.
He is married with two children.