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Legal System

The legal system in Seychelles is derived from English Common Law, the civil law and the 1993 Constitution. Civil law is based on the French Napoleonic code but adapted for the Seychelles and referred to as the Civil Code of Seychelles. Both criminal and procedural law is largely based on British systems of law. Company law is derived from English Common Law. The constitution provides for an independent judiciary. The court system comprises of the magistrates’ court, the Supreme Court, the Constitutional Court and the Court of Appeal. Specialised courts include the rent tribunal and the industrial court. Judges are recruited from other Commonwealth countries and serve a seven year contract. 

Legal organisations in Seychelles
AG Amesbury Attorney At Law
Chang Sam Francis
Chetty & Hoareau Chambers
Daniel J.Belle
Flawless Ltd
Frank Ally
Gerard Maurel
International Law & Corporate Services
Kieran B Shah
Kieran Bhofilal Shah
La Poudriere Law & Consultancy Chambers
Law Chambers of Dr. Shelton MacMillan Jolicoeur
Lucas S. Danny Lucas Chambers
Victoria Chambers