Three Senior Counsel appointed in 2020

Singapore, 6 January 2020 — The Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon announced the appointment of three new Senior Counsel at the Opening of Legal Year today. They are:

  • Pillai K Muralidharan
  • Chan Tai-Hui Jason (曾台辉)
  • Mohamed Faizal Mohamed Abdul Kadir


Applications for Senior Counsel opened in August 2019 and were reviewed by a Senior Counsel Selection Committee comprising:

 

  • The Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon
  • The Honourable Attorney-General Lucien Wong, SC
  • The Honourable Justice Andrew Phang, JA
  • The Honourable Justice Judith Prakash, JA
  • The Honourable Justice Tay Yong Kwang, JA
  • The Honourable Justice Steven Chong, JA

 

The three newly appointed Senior Counsel bring the total number of Senior Counsel appointed to 88[1] (as of 6 January 2020). Details of new appointees, as well as background information on the Senior Counsel scheme, are appended in Annex A.

 

[1] This figure includes six Senior Counsel (honoris causa) but excludes four deceased Senior Counsel:

  • Pala Krishnan, K S Rajah, Tan Boon Teik and Joseph Grimberg

Links

  1. Meet the newest Senior Counsel  | SAL
  2. Three new Senior Counsel appointed, including MP Murali Pillai  | The Straits Times
  3. Murali Pillai, Jason Chan, Mohamed Faizal appointed Senior Counsel  | The Business Times

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