This course aims to equip practitioners with the basic tools required to represent children in either criminal or civil proceedings and, in particular, to assist the Malaysian Bar in holding watching briefs and providing, where necessary, pro bono support to such children.
Ajeet Kaur, Messrs Gerard Samuel & Associates
Ajeet Kaur is a graduate of the University of London and was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1996. Ajeet is well-rounded in her practice in civil, commercial and family litigation. She is a partner at Messrs Gerard Samuel & Associates, Co-Chairperson of the CRC and member of the Bar Council Court Liaison Committee. Ajeet was part of the inaugural group that attended the Training of Trainers for Ethical Representation of Children in Conict with the Law, and for Custody and Adoption Proceedings (“Training of Trainers”) organised by the United Nations Children’s Fund (“UNICEF”) in collaboration with the Bar Council, and conducted by the Canadian Bar Association. She has been a trainer at previous sessions of the Elementary Course on the Representation of Children in Malaysia.
Srividhya Ganapathy, Messrs Muhendaran Sri
Srividhya Ganapathy is a law graduate from the United Kingdom and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1996. Her areas of legal practice include family law litigation, civil litigation, and conveyancing. She has been an active member of the Bar Council Court Liaison Committee since 2014. She has a passion for child rights, and has been trained to provide training in child rights law. She is currently Co-Chairperson of the CRC and was part of the inaugural group that attended the Training of Trainers.
Pushpa Ratnam, Messrs Hakem Arabi & Associates
Pushpa Ratnam was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1994. She received a scholarship to complete the final two years of her law degree and her Bar finals. She served the London Judiciary as a Legal Adviser to Magistrates until 1994. During her five years in service, she gained significant experience in the area of family and criminal law in the United Kingdom. This has been enhanced by her continued assistance in various local and international women’s groups and organisations. In the course of legal practice, she has presented several papers at national forums, and spoken at various forums organised by State Bar Committees and the Bar Council, on issues relating to family law, domestic violence, and gender. She was part of the inaugural group that attended the Training of Trainers.
Lee Teong Hooi, Messrs Lee Tan & Associates
Lee Teong Hooi is a graduate of the University of London and was called to the Malaysian Bar in 2005. His areas of legal practice
include general matters, and family and criminal litigation. Teong Hooi is an active member of CRC. He was part of the inaugural group that attended the Training of Trainers.
Terms and Conditions
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