Diversity and Inclusion – A presentation by Gray’s Inn London and the Malaysian Chapter of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.

A webinar followed by a Q&A between the Gray’s Inn Malaysian Alumni and their Inn. 

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Topics to be discussed by our stellar  panel include:

  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession and Judiciary
  • The English Common Law in Malaysia – Quo Vadis?

Location: Online
Registration: 9.45am

The Speakers

  • Master Treasurer of Gray’s Inn 2021, Ali Malek QC.
  • Master Brenda Hale, first female President of the Supreme Court.
  • Richard Malanjum, Former Chief Justice of Malaysia and an Honorary Master of Gray’s Inn.
  • Justice Su Tiang Joo, Alumni President.
  • Moderated by the Malaysian Alumni Vice President Tunku Farik bin Tunku Ismail

More about our speakers

Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Richard Malanjum was appointed as a Judicial Commissioner in 1992 and as a High Court Judge in 1993. He was elevated as a Judge in the Court of Appeal in 2002 and to the Federal Court in 2005. In July 2006 he was elevated as the Chief Judge of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak and as the Chief Jus­tice of Malaysia in July 2018, retiring in April 2019 upon reaching the mandatory retirement age.

Tunku Farik bin Tunku Ismail is an advocate and solicitor of both the Malayan and Singapore Bar and an Associate of the Chartered Insti­tute of Arbitrators. Vice Chair of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) Insurance Committee 2007-2011 and 2014-2016 before be­coming Chair 2016-2017. Currently the Jurisdictional Council Member for Malaysia at the IPBA, he is also a member of the Malaysian Bar Arbitration sub-committee.

Justice Su Tiang Joo was admitted as a Barrister of Gray’s Inn and Called to the Malaysian Bar in 1984 practicing as an Advocate & Solic­itor for 36 years mainly in the area of Civil Litigation, including review­ing the Legal Profession Act 1976 and the Legal Profession (Practice and Etiquette) Rules 1978. He was appointed as a Judicial Commis­sioner in 2020 and is currently serving in the High Court in Malaya at Ipoh.


Open to all Members of Gray’s Inn.

Members can book and pay online via the Gray’s Inn Online System (GIOS)


  • Free

Joining online

This event will also be delivered remotely using Zoom. A link to the join the event will be sent by email 24 hours prior to the scheduled start time. Please ensure you have joined before the session is due to start. 

Contact the Chief of Staff with any questions regarding the programme.