Kelly Louise graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of London International Programmes and is a member of the Seychelles Bar Association. She teaches Company Law at UniSey.
She is the young and dynamic head of the Civil and Commercial Division of Georges & Co. Attorneys and is engaged at any given point in a number of commercial and civil matters, both local and international. Kelly is involved in these matters at all stages, from advising the parties at the inception of the claim until the matter is litigated before the Courts at the initial trial stage and the appellate level. Kelly has been with Georges & Co. for four years and in that time has been involved in both local and international commercial arbitrations. Kelly is also an advocate of human rights issues and has recently been involved in the case of Mervin Jezebel Barbe v Commissioner of Civil Status (2017),where for the first time in the courts of Seychelles a transgender person petitioned the court to have her birth certificate amended after a gender reassignment surgery. Kelly, in accordance with the firm’s general ethos, regularly undertakes pro bono matters and participates in the firm’s free clinic where individuals can obtain legal assistance as part of the firm’s corporate responsibility.
In addition to being a practicing Attorney-at-Law, Kelly has also been lecturing law part-time to Diploma candidates at the Seychelles Tourism Academy in partnership with the Shannon College of Hotel Management, Ireland.