About Us

Laurel Vaurasi

Laurel gained a Bachelor of Law at Bond University in Queensland, Australia and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in November 1996, an LLM from Queensland University of Technology in December 1997 and admitted to the High Court of Fiji in August 1998.

Laurel worked in the crown law office in Queensland in 1996, and also in the private sector in New South Wales, in 1997. In 1998 Laurel moved back to Fiji and joined a private Firm in Lautoka focusing more on Conveyancing and Litigation Matters until 2002. She then later in 2002 joined a Commercial Company to which she headed the Legal Department. Later in 2003 Laurel joined a private firm and became a partner. In 2007 she headed the Legal Department for the Superannuation Fund in Fiji based at the Suva office.

In April of 2009 Laurel commenced Shekinah Law and from then has strived to provide timely and quality legal service to clients.

Laurel is married to Samson and enjoys raising their two sons and two daughters. Apart from work and family Laurel also enjoys reading, travelling and swimming.

vaurasi_l@shekinahlaw.com.fj

Seruwaia Nayacalevu

Seruwaia is an associate with the firm. She gained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the South Pacific in 2008. She then obtained a Professional Diploma in Legal Practice from the same university and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Fiji in August of 2009.

Seruwaia has had work experience at private law firms, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and at Government where she commenced her legal career, in Legislative Drafting, prior to joining Shekinah Law. Seruwaia handles matters in Family Law (relating to Adoption, Maintenance, Property, Distribution), Debt Recovery, Winding Up and Property matters.

Seruwaia loves spending time with her family and youth ministry work particularly at the Pacific Students for Christ Ministry where she is a board member. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Mahogany Landowners.

Seruwaia is an ardent sports person and loves playing netball and leads team Shekinah during the annual corporate netball competitions.

nayacalevu_s@shekinahlaw.com.fj