KUALA LUMPUR: Steven Thiru has been elected as the Malaysian Bar president for the 2015/2016 term, replacing Christopher Leong who has completed serving the maximum two terms.
Thiru is joined by George Varughese who was elected as the new vice-president at the 69th Malaysian Bar Annual General Meeting here, Saturday.
Meanwhile, former Malacca State Bar representative Karen Cheah was elected as the new secretary and the former Penang State Bar representative Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor was elected as the new treasurer.
Steven later said this year's Bar AGM had a record attendance of 1,906 members.
The meeting, which began at 10am to discuss 11 motions followed by the election, took 10 hours to conclude, ending at 8pm.
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