FORMER CHIEF JUDGES OF SABAH & SARAWAK

Former Chief Justice

The Right Honourable Tan Sri Datuk Amar Steve Shim Lip Kiong

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Former Chief Justice

The Right Honourable Tan Sri Datuk Amar Steve Shim Lip Kiong

Born on 20th January 1940 in Kuching, The Right Honourable Tan Sri Datuk Amar Steve Shim Lip Kiong received his earliest education from St. Joseph's School before he furthered his studies to Westminster College and Inner Temple, London. He qualified as a barrister from the University of Brussels, Belgium.


His Lordship had contributed tremendously in the administration of justice and development of the judiciary in Sarawak when he served as a Crown Counsel, Magistrate, Regustrar of High Court of Borneo, Judge/President of the Sessions Court, Chairman of the Industrial Court and a Judicial Commissioner in High Court of Sibu before being appointed as a Judge serving in the High Court of Kuching and Kuala Lumpur.

AWARDS

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DATE OF APPOINTMENT

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02/07/2000 - 25/07/2006

REMARKS STATUS

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