Federal Court judge Nallini Pathmanathan - The first Malaysian Indian woman who conquered the nation's highest court made herself a name by being appointed to the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) for a two-year term.

The 63-year-old who is currently setting a great example to all the lawyers out there, was appointed as a member of the JAC (Judicial Appointments Commission) by Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim. The appointment was made according to Section 5(1)(e) of the JAC Act.

Nallini replaced Zabidin Diah, who was appointed as Chief Judge of Malaya on January 17. The JAC comprises four members who hold the top posts in the judiciary, namely, Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Court of Appeal President Abang Iskandar Abang Hashim, Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Abdul Rahman Sebli, and the appointed member, who is currently Nallini.

Speaking about the gem who stayed loyal to her job, she was appointed as a judge of the Federal Court, which is the highest court in Malaysia, on November 26, 2018. Prior to her appointment to the Federal Court, she served as a judge in the Court of Appeal, the second-highest court in Malaysia.

Best wishes for your new appointment!

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