Siu Lin Goh

NO. 468-11E(2) 2nd Floor, Block C
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur 51200
Malaysia
Office Phone: +60(3)9212 2688
Member since 2019
Membership Type: IACP

Profession(s)

Barrister, Lawyer, Civil Practitioner
Area(s) of Practice: Legal representation of clients in contentious disputes arising from contractual civil claims with a special emphasis on banking and finance, litigation, probate and family law. Advisory work for financial institutions and government linked corporations in contentious debt recovery cases, defending claims against financial institutions, advising on issues arising in receiverships and liquidations. Family law, contentious divorces, domestic violence, maintenance claims, matrimonial asset division, custody disputes Collaborative law Marital agreements (post-nuptial agreements) Adoptions, surrogacy, citizenship, children’s issues Wills and Trusts Contested probate matters, probate, property disputes, defamation, judicial review proceedings and land reference cases.
License(s): Practising Certificate issued by the Bar Council of the Malaysian Bar

Professional Activities

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP) on “The U.S. Judicial System – Protecting Women and Children”, 2019 Member of IACP Asia Collaborative Law Taskforce (2019) Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee Chairman (2017-2019) Chairperson of the Family Law Committee of the Bar Council (2018-2019) Deputy Co-Chairperson of the Child Rights Committee of the Bar Council (2017-2018) President of the Association of Women Lawyers (2015-2017) Member of Special Taskforce established by the PM’s Department On Sexual Crimes Against Children. Member of Disciplinary Committee of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board (since 2005) Examiner – Professional Standards & Ethics Programme of the Malaysian Bar (since 2007) Honorary Secretary of the Kuala Lumpur Bar (2015-2017) Chair of the Professional Development Committee (2015-2017) PAPERS, CONFERENCES, SEMINARS & FORUMS Appeared as a guest lawyer on on 2 episodes of “Dari Meja Peguam” on Civil Divorce and Adoption & Surrogacy – RTM Legal Television Series Speaker on “Surrogacy and its Ethical Challenges, Malaysia” at the 7th Family Law & Children’s Rights Conference 2018, Vientiane, Laos, 6th – 8th June, 2018 Attended as a Malaysian representative at the Third Regional Workshop on Justice for Children in East Asia and the Pacific on the “Role of the Hague Conventions in Cross-Border Child Protection in East Asia and Pacific”, 4th to 7th September, 2018, Bangkok, 21st March, 2018 Jointly conducted an “Introductory Workshop on Holding a Watching Brief for lawyers” for the Bar Council Child Rights Committee, 21st March, 2018 Speaker at the Forum on “The rights of illegitimate children from the perspectives of civil and Islamic laws” organized by the Bar Council Syariah Law Committee, 28th July, 2018 Panellist on “Inclusivity of Women and LBGTQ+ in Society” Forum for Kesatuan Penuntut Undang-Undang Malaysia (KPUM), 13th July, 2018 ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS Author of the chapter on Family Law in “Hishamuddin Yunus: Celebrating Judicial Independence” which was launched on 8th November, 2018. “The fraught area of international child abduction: the Malaysian perspective”– Family Law Newsletter of the International Bar Association Volume 9, Number 1, December 2016 “Managing the Financial Pain of Divorce”– Focus Malaysia (October 15-21, 2016) “The potential risks of surrogacy arrangements in Malaysia”– Family Law Newsletter of the International Bar Association Volume 8, Number 1, October 2015 Contributing Editor–of the Malaysian Civil Procedure 2013, 2015 and 2018 (Sweet & Maxwell Asia) “Domicile & Divorce”– Family Law Newsletter of the International Bar Association Volume 7, Number 1, July 2014 “Custodial tussles and the unilateral religious conversion of children in Malaysia”– Family Law Newsletter of the International Bar Association Volume 6, Number 1, September 2013 “Citizenship issues and the adopted child”– Family Law Newsletter of the International Bar Association Volume 5, Number 1, September 2012 “Tertiary education: challenges for children of divorced parents”– Family Law Newsletter of the International Bar Association, Volume 4, Number 1, September 2011

Undergraduate Education

LLB (Hons) University of Bristol, United Kingdom