Al Usthaza Jihadha Anees

Ombudsperson

Usthaza Jihadha Anees attained LLB at Maldives College of Higher Education (now Maldives National University) and completed LLM at the International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI), Malta has worked in various positions in the legal field including working as an Attorney at law at Attorney General’s Office, Assistant Prosecutor General and Public Prosecutor at Prosecutor General’s Office of the Maldives. In addition, she served as the Vice President at the Customs Integrity Commission. 

On 17th July, 2007, Uz. Jihadha Anees acquired the license to practice law in Maldives courts. She used to represent State at different level of courts including Magistrate courts, Criminal court and High court and Supreme Court of the Maldives. Jihadha Anees has shared her expertise through training and legal advice to enhance Investigative Practices and Investigation Techniques related to criminal investigations on varieties of matters during her tenure as a Prosecutor and later as an Assistant Prosecutor General.  She has represented Prosecutor General’s Office on many International Conferences and Seminars.

‘A Legal Analysis of the Maldives claim for an extended Continental Shelf’, Book, internationally published on 1st October 2017 in Germany was a Publication by her.