Director, Paga Hill Development Company (PNG) Ltd
Stanley Kuli Liria is an experienced lawyer and Principal of Liria Lawyers in Port Moresby, National Capital District. He has a passion for raising legal awareness amongst fellow Papua New Guineans. With an honours degree in Law from the University of Papua New Guinea, together with a Masters in Law from the Australian National University, Stanley draws on over 11 years of experience practicing in established legal firms in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
As Director of Paga Hill Estate, Stanley has been instrumental in ensuring regulatory compliance, statutory requirements and processes are adhered to in progressing the landmark development.
Stanley is a writer and has interests in researching and writing on legal topics for everyday Papua New Guineans. He has a special interest in community development matters including finding ways to overcome cultural and discriminative barriers for underprivileged citizens such as children, women and people living with HIV and Aids. He has published two books: A Law Awareness for Papua New Guinea – Our guide to the Rule of Law (2004), and Inequalities in Development Rural Communities: A Pangia Perspective (May 2009).
Stanley is also the founder of Stanley Liria Village Development Initiative, a support program spanning 12 years of community support and charity services.