KLBC 2015/16 – Honorary Secretary, Co-opted Members and Subcommittee Chairpersons

Dear members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar,

Further to our eNewsletter of 13 February 2015, we are pleased to inform you that the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee [“KLBC”] for the term 2015/16 assumed office after the Kuala Lumpur Bar Annual General Meeting on 12 February 2015. At the first meeting on 17 February 2015, the new KLBC appointed the Honorary Secretary of the KLBC pursuant to Section 70(6) of the Legal Profession Act 1976 and co-opted two members to the KLBC under Section 73(vii) of the Legal Profession Act 1976 as follows:

I   Honorary Secretary
Goh Siu Lin

II  Co-opted Members
Abd Shukor Tokachil
Jacky Loi Yap Loong

11 Subcommittees were set up to facilitate the organisation of the KLBC’s various activities and to cater to the needs of our Kuala Lumpur Bar members and the following KLBC members were appointed to chair the individual Subcommittees:

1   Civil Practice Committee
Chairperson: Harleen Kaur (Leena)
[Tel: 2166 8662 E-mail:]

2   Corporate & Conveyancing Practice Committee
Chairperson: Jacky Loi Yap Loong
[Tel: 2164 7002 E-mail:]

3   Criminal Practice Committee
Chairperson: Lim Chi Chau
[Tel: 012 527 7360 E-mail:]

4   Environmental Committee
Chairperson: Alex Anton Netto
[Tel: 4050 3848 E-mail:]

5   Information Technology Committee
Chairperson: Foong Cheng Leong
[Tel: 7987 9495 E-mail:]

6   Professional Development Committee
Chairperson: Goh Siu Lin
[Tel: 2031 1788 E-mail:]

7   Publications Committee
Chairperson: Munirah Maarof
[Tel: 2118 5000 E-mail:]

8   Pupils Committee
Chairperson: Shashi Devan
[Tel: 7982 1316 E-mail:]

9   Social, Arts and Culture Committee
Chairperson: Vinu Kamalananthan
[Tel: 2170 5883 E-mail:]

10  Sports & Recreation Committee
Chairperson: Alwin Rajasurya
[Tel: 2055 3888 E-mail:]

11  Young Lawyers Committee
Chairperson: Choo Dee Wei
[Tel: 4050 3848 E-mail:]

Click here for a brief write-up on the objectives of the respective Subcommittees.

Elected at the Annual Review and Elections of the Bar Council Legal Aid Centre (Kuala Lumpur) [“KL LAC”] held on 24 January 2015, Abd Shukor Tokachil [Tel: 9171 9830 E-mail:] chairs the KL LAC.

Thank you.


Ravin Singh
Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee