Bio: Lim Heng Seng graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) degree from the University of Malaya in 1976. He obtained a Master of Laws degree from the University of London (London School of Economics and Political Science) in 1987.Heng Seng has served in various capacities in the Malaysian Judicial and Legal Service since he graduated in 1976. Some of his previous appointments include: Deputy Director of Legal Aid, Senior Federal Counsel in the Ministry of Works and the Advisory and International Law Division, Head of Arbitration Unit and Deputy Head of Civil Litigation in the Attorney General’s Chambers. His service in government includes a tenure as Chairman of the Malaysian Industrial Court where he also served as Chairman of the Social Security (SOCSO) Appellate Board.
Heng Seng was admitted to the Malaysian Bar as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1988. He is currently a Partner at Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill and heads the Employment Law Practice Group of the firm. He also chairs the firm’s Pro Bono Initiative Committee. He is actively engaged in and aboriginal peoples land rights and religious freedom issues on which he conducts seminars and training as well as pursues litigation in court to assert rights and create awareness.
He is married to Claire George and has 2 sons, Benjamin Lim An-Yi and Joshua Lim An-Yue.