KLBC 2017/18 – Honorary Secretary, Co-opted Members and Subcommittee Chairpersons

Dear members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar,

Further to our eNewsletter of 1 March 2017, we are pleased to inform you that the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee [“KLBC”] for the term 2017/18 assumed office after the Kuala Lumpur Bar Annual General Meeting on 23 February 2017. At the first meeting on 9 March 2017, 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
Muhendaran Suppiah

II           Co-opted Members
Collin Arvind Andrew
Alex Anton Netto

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 & Court Liaison Committee
Co-Chairperson: Muhendaran Suppiah
[Tel: 2260 2611 / 2260 2811 E-mail: muhendaran@gmail.com]

Co-Chairperson: Vivekananda Sukumaran
[Tel: 2078 4888 E-mail: vivekananda.contact@gmail.com]

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

3           Criminal Practice Committee
Chairperson: Shashi Devan Thalmalingam
[Tel: 7982 1316 E-mail: tsdevanassociates@gmail.com]

4           Gender Equality & Diversity Committee
Chairperson: Goh Siu Lin
[Tel: 2031 1788 E-mail: siulin@shooklin.com.my]

5           Information Technology & Publications Committee
Chairperson: Foong Cheng Leong
[Tel: 7987 9495 E-mail: foongcl@gmail.com]

6          Professional Development Committee
Chairperson: Atan Mustaffa Yussof Ahmad
[Tel: 2171 1484 E-mail: atan@azamlaw.com]

7          Pupils Committee
Chairperson: Alvin Oh Seong Yew
[Tel: 9044 0068 E-mail: a.s.oh2009@googlemail.com]

8         Recreation, Social & Culture Committee
Chairperson: Nik Elin Zurina bt Nik Abdul Rashid
[Tel: 017 988 9788 E-mail: nikelinzurina@gmail.com]

9         Small Firms & Practitioners’ Affairs Committee
Chairperson: Alex Anton Netto
[Tel: 9107 9777 E-mail: alexantonnetto@gmail.com]

10       Sports Committee
Chairperson: Chen Yu Szen
[Tel: 9107 9777 E-mail: szen@dnfn.com.my]

11        Young Lawyers Committee
Chairperson: New Sin Yew
[Tel: 6211 7272 / 1 E-mail: synew@amerbon.com]

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 16 February 2017, Collin Arvind Andrew [Tel: 7972 7706 E-mail: collinlawchambers@gmail.com] chairs the KL LAC.

Thank you.

Best Regards

Goh Siu Lin
Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee 2017/18

Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee




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