In Memory

Harjit Singh Nijar

Mr Jayasingam s/o Manickam a long standing Advocate and Solicitor practicing at Muar, in his address said:- “May it please your Lordship, This solemn assembly before your Lordship today is in tribute to the memory of our late lamented colleague Mr Harjit Singh Nijar, an Advocate and Solicitor of this Honourable Court, whose untimely death …

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George Joseph Puthucheary (1927- 27/12/2005)

The Johore Bar regrets to record the passing away of a former member of the Johore Bar the late Mr George Joseph Puthucheary aged 78 in Kuala Lumpur on 27.12.2005. The late lawyer is the father of Mr Johanan A Puthucheary of M/s Nadzarin Kuok Puthucheary & Tan and the brother of Mr Francis Joseph …

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Foo Sam Ming (12/09/1943 – 19/03/2002)

The late Mr Foo Sam Ming was born on 12th September 1943 in Lunas, Kedah. He was an officer in His Majesty’s Police Force before proceeding to read law in Lincoln’s Inn in London and was called to the English Bar in 1967. On 18th July 1968 he was admitted and enrolled as a member …

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Mohamed Elyas Majeed (28/07/1934 – 07/10/1999)

The late Mr Elyas Majeed as he was popularly known was born in India on 28th July 1934 into a family of textile merchant, S.A.Majeed. He had his Primary education in India followed with secondary education in Singapore. He then proceeded to London where he was admitted to the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn to …

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C. Sukumaran

C. Sukumaran was born on 22nd February 1954 and had his early education in Kluang and Batu Pahat. He was one of the earliest law graduates from the University of Malaya and was called to the Bar in 1978. In 1983, he married Dr Rekha Nair, niece of the late Devan Nair, ex President of …

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C K G Pillay (20/03/1926 – 24/04/1994)

The late CKG Pillay, CKG as he was affectionately known to all his friends and colleagues at the Johor Bahru was born in India on 20 March 1926. He was educated in his early life in India and came to Malaysia in 1945. He studied law in England, was a member of Middle Temple and …

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Charles Wong Peng Siong (C.P.S.Wong) (1903 – 11/01/2001)

The late Charles Wong Peng Siong (C.P.S.Wong or CPS) who was the oldest and the most senior member of the Malaysian Bar passed away in Johor on 11th January 2001. Mr Wong was born in 1903. His father had business interests in then Malaya, Singapore and Hongkong. His grandfather Wong Ah Fook was one of …

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Chelliah Paramjothy (15/12/1924 – 5/08/1987)

The late Mr Paramjothy was born in Muar, Johor. He was the second son of the late Dr & Mrs C Chelliah of Segamat. He was educated in the Government English School in Batu Pahat and Segamat. He had higher education at Jafna College and the University of Ceylon until 1946. In 1947 he proceeded …

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Chia Poh Min

TRIBUTE TO Mr CHIA POH MIN, Esq By counsel for the Malaysian Bar At the Reference Proceedings, 3/12/08, Johor Bahru High Court On behalf of the Malaysian Bar, I endorse and echo the eulogy that has just been so earnestly and passionately presented by my learned friend Ms Sunita. Because I did not know Poh …

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A.L.Looi (13/01/1942 – 27/09/1988)

The late Mr A.L.Looi affectionately known as “A.L.” was born in Muar on 13th January 1942. He received his early education in Johor Bahru and finished his secondary education at the English College – a premier school during this time. Whilst at the English College, he was a shot putt champion and set a school …

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