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Organisation

Structure

Executive Committee

The management of the Sabah Law Society and its funds is vested in the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee consists of the following members:

  1. President
  2. Vice President
  3. Immediate Past President
  4. Secretary
  5. Assistant Secretary
  6. Treasurer
  7. Six (6) Committee Members

All Executive Committee members (except for the Immediate Past President) will be elected at the Annual General Meeting and elected members are eligible for re-election. The requirements to be a member of the Executive Committee is listed below:

  1. An advocate for a period of at least five (5) years
  1. Not a member of the House of Parliament or of the State Legislative Assembly or any local authority
  1. Does not hold office in:
    1. Any trade union
    2. Any political party
    3. Any other organization, body or group of persons, whether or not it is established under any law, whether it is within or outside Sabah, which has objectives or carries on activities which can be construed as being political in nature, character or effect

Executive Committee 2020/2021

Mr. Roger Chin Ken Fong

President

Mr. Mohamed Nazim Maduarin

Vice President

Mr. Dominic Ghani @ Osmond Matbee Ghani

Treasurer

Mr. Soo Chin Fook @ Ryan Soo

Secretary

Ms. Song Wei Wan

Assistant Secretary



Ms. Wendy Lee Chok Lan

Ms. Marianne Antoinette Ghani

Mr. Jamadi Bin Saleh

Ms. Chan Wai Ling

Mr. Alvin Leong Yin Yuan

Mr. Adrian Cham Chee Khong

Sub Committee

The respective Sub-Committees and their Chairpersons for the term 2020/2021 are listed as follows:

1. Admission, Ad-hoc, SLS Building Sub-Committee
Mr. Roger Chin Ken Fong (Messrs. Chin Lau Wong & Foo)

2. Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee
Ms. Chan Wai Ling (Messrs. W.L. Chan & Associates)

3. Court Practice (Civil), Borneo Advocacy Training Centre Sub-Committee
Mr. Alvin Leong Yin Yuan (Messrs. Leong & Wong)

4. Court Practice (Criminal) Sub-Committee
Mr. Shahlan Jufri (Messrs. Estaban Jufri & Co)

5. Ethics & Professional Etiquette Sub-Committee
Datuk Maureeen Lind (Messrs. Lind & Company)

6. Membership & Wellbeing Sub-Committee
Ms. Wendy Lee (Messrs. Wendy Lee & Co)

7. Native Customary Laws, Customs & Culture Sub-Committee
Datuk John Sikayun (Messrs. Luping & Co)

8. Review of the Advocates Ordinance Sub-Committee
Datuk Stephen Foo Kiat Shin (Messrs. Chin Lau Wong & Foo)

9. SLS IT & Website Systems Sub-Committee
Mr. Ryan Soo Chin Fook (Messrs. Ryco Law Firm)

10. Sports & Recreation Sub-Committee
Ms. Song Wei Wan (Messrs. Korventt & Song)

11. Human Rights (Co-Chair) Sub-Committee
Ms. Sherzali Herza Asli (Messrs. Asli & Cham Chambers)
Ms. Michelle Usman (Messrs. Usman & Partners)

12. Women and Childrens' Rights Sub-Committee
Datin Mary Florence Gomez (Messrs. MG's Legal Chambers)

13. Young Advocates Sabah (Co-Chair) Sub-Committee
Mr. Jeremy Ho Soon Teck (Messrs. Ho Chong Yong)
Ms. Serena Liew Chun Yean (Messrs. Serena Liew & Associates)

14. Syariah Law (Co-Chair) Sub-Committee
Mr. Marzuki bin Spawi (Messrs. Marzuki Spawi & Co)
Mr. Jamadi Saleh (Messrs. Adnan Puteh & Saleh)

15. SLS Secretariat Administration and Finance, Legal Aid, YBGK Sub-Committee
Mr. Mohamed Nazim bin Maduarin (Messrs. MN Maduarin & Associates)

16. Tawau Representative Sub-Committee
Ms. Larina Wong Shiao Yee (Messrs. Lim Chung & Zahbia (Tawau))

17. Sandakan Representative Sub-Committee
Mr. Cason Chin (Messrs. Peter Lo & Co)

18. Environmental Law Sub-Committee
Mr. Sukumaran Vanugopal (Messrs. S. Vanugopal & Partners)

19. Alternative Dispute Resolution Sub-Committee
Mr. Chin Yuen Fong (Messrs. Chee & Co (Lintas))

20. The WIG Sub-Committee
Mr. Adrian Cham (Messrs. Asli & Cham Chambers)

21. Land Laws Revision Sub-Committee
Ms. Chua Chinn Harn (Messrs. CSY)

22. Maritime Law Sub-Committee
Mr. Lau Cheung Hoon (Messrs. Jayasuriya Kah & Co)

23. Remuneration Rules Sub-Committee
Ms. Sucy Ng (Messrs. Ng & Co)

24. Labour Law Sub-Committee
Ms. Janice Wong (Messrs. Leong & Wong)

25. Conveyancing (Co-Chair) Sub-Committee
Ms. Christina Lim Wan Ying (Messrs. Jayasuriya Kah & Co)
Mr. Dennis Wong Chi Khyam (Messrs. Shelley Yap)

26. Public Interest Litigation Sub-Committee
Ms. Joan Goh Penn Nee (Messrs. Goh & Associates)

SLS Secretariat


Mr. Azlan Bin Dauglas

Administration Clerk

Ms. Ain Julin

Administration Clerk

Ms. Julie Ronnie

Administration Clerk

Ms. Judy Fong

Administration Assistant

Mr. Jeremy Oliver Omar

Mediation Payment Executive

Ms. Liza Bt Mohd Zainal Harbir Abdullah

Mediation Case Manager


Ms. Velarie Claudius

Manager