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Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 18.10.2022
Call Date: 28.7.1983

Rehana was Called to the Bar of England and Wales in July 1983 and was Called to the Bar in Mauritius in September that year. In February 1984 she was appointed as Crown Counsel and appeared before all courts including the Supreme Court. She has acted as legal adviser to various government departments and ministries.

In 1988, Rehana was appointed District Magistrate, then in 2000, President of the Intermediate Court,  in 2007 Master & Registrar, and in January 2008 she was appointed Supreme Court Judge sitting in the Civil, Criminal, Mediation and Appellate Divisions.

Rehana was President of the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court from 2015- 2020. In June 2021 she was appointed Senior Puisne Judge, and in November, was appointed Chief Justice and Head of the Judiciary, presiding over the Court of Criminal Appeal and the Court of Civil Appeal. She was then elevated to the rank of Grand Officer of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean by the Republic of Mauritius.

Rehana is Chairperson of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission.