Chairman

Frank Bollen Paulsen

Chairperson of the Solomon Islands Law Reform Commission. He read law at the University of Papua New Guinea and completed his law studies in 1988. He attended the Legal Training Institute, in Port Moresby, in 1989 and was admitted to the National and Supreme Courts of Papua New Guinea in November 1989. In 1990 he joined the State Solicitors’ Office, an office within the now Department of Justice and Attorney General of Papua New Guinea. In March 1998, he was appointed as the Secretary to the former Papua New Guinea Law Reform Commission, a position he took for 7 years. He was appointed acting secretary to the Constitutional and Law Reform Commission of Papua New Guinea, the successor institution to the former Papua New Guinea Law Reform Commission, in 2005. He was later recalled to the Department of Justice and Attorney General where he briefly served in senior management positions in the State Solicitors’ Office including as Deputy State Solicitor (Common Law Division). He was also the Attorney General’s Alternate Member to the Papua New Guinea Lawyers Statutory Committee, the Papua New Guinea Law Society Disciplinary Body. He left the employ of the Papua New Guinea Government In 2008. He Joined the Solomon Islands Law Reform Commission in November 2014.