Viran Molisa Trief

Viran is the first Ni-Vanuatu woman to be appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Vanuatu, appointed on 15 July 2019. Immediately prior to this, Viran was one of two team leaders for the Vanuatu Australia Policing and Justice Program (VAPJP), also known as the Stretem Rod Blong Jastis mo Sefti program, alongside the Program Coordinator (Policing). Viran’s legal background included 16 years’ service in the Vanuatu State Law Office. She was the Solicitor General of the Republic of Vanuatu from 2009-2017, the first woman to be appointed to that position.

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