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Florence comes from the island of Tanna.  In June 2014, she was appointed as Magistrate of the Magistrates Court in Port Vila.

Education background:

  • 2007: PDLP- University of the South Pacific, Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji
  • 2002-2005: LLB-University of the South Pacific, Emalus Campus, Port Vila, Efate
  • 2001: Year 13, New Zealand Bursary, Malapoa College, Port Vila,Efate
  • 2000: Year 12, Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate (PSSC), Malapoa College, Port Vila, Efate
  • 1995-1999: Year 7-Year 11, Malapoa College, Port Vila, Efate
  • 1989-1994: Vila East Primary School, Port Vila, Efate

Employment background:

  • Straight after University, started employment as a legal documents editor at PacLII from 2008 to May 2014.
  • From June 2014 to current, appointed as Magistrate of the Magistrate’s Court in Port Vila.