LAWASIA Council

Country and Alternate Councillors

AFGHANISTAN

Country Councillor: Mr Ashraf RASOOLY
Alternate Councillor: Mr Abdul GAYOR

AUSTRALIA

Country Councillor: Ms Fiona MCLEOD SC
Alternate Councillor: Mr Jonathan SMITHERS

BANGLADESH

Country Councillor: Mr Shah KHASRUZZAMAN
Alternate Councillor: Mr M.D. SHAHJAHAN

CAMBODIA

Country Councillor: TBA
Alternate Councillor: Mrs Chea KEO

CHINA

Country Councillor: Mr LI Gongtian
Alternate Councillor: Mr ZHU Ning

ENGLAND AND WALES

Country Councillor: Mr Robert BOURNS
Alternate Councillor: Mr Harold PAISNER

FIJI

Country Councillor: Ms Laurell VAURASI
Alternate Councillor: Mr William CLARKE

GERMANY

Country Councillor: Mr Ekkehart SHAFER
Alternate Councillor: Dr Martin ABEND

HONG KONG (Bar Association)

Country Councillor: Mr Paul TK LAM SC
Alternate Councillor: Ms Kim ROONEY

HONG KONG (Law Society)

Country Councillor: Mr Chak Ming CHAN
Alternate Councillor: Ms Melissa PANG

INDIA

Country Councillor: Mr Shyam DIVAN
Alternate Councillor: Ms Pinky ANAND

INDONESIA

Country Councillor: Mr Otto HASIBUAN
Alternate Councillor: Mr Ricardo SIMANJUNTAK

ISRAEL

Country Councillor: Mr Shay Daniel MILOW
Alternative Councillor: Mr Yaniv INSALL

JAPAN

Country Councillor: Ms Chisako TAKAYA
Alternative Councillor: Mr Masatoshi OHARA

KOREA

Country Councillor: Mr Eric Eunyong YANG
Alternate Councillor: Ms Younghee JO

MACAU

Country Councillor: Mr Paulino COMANDANTE

MALAYSIA

Country Councillor: Mr Steven THIRUNEELAKANDAN
Alternate Councillor: Mr George VARUGHESE

NEPAL 

Country Councillor: Mr Gyan Ratna SHAKYA

NEW ZEALAND

Country Councillor: Mr Chris MOORE
Alternate Councillor: Mr Ian HAYNES

PAKISTAN

Country Councillor: Mr Azam Nazeem TARAR
Alternate Councillor: Mr Mohammad Ahsan BHOON

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Country Councillor: TBA

PHILIPPINES

Country Councillor: Mr Vicente JOYAS
Alternate Councillor: Mr Edgar TARRIELA

RUSSIA

Country Councillor: Mr Andrei A TREBKOV
Alternate Councillor: Mr Mikhail Kuzmich YOUKOV

SAMOA

Country Councillor: President, Samoa Law Society

SINGAPORE

Country Councillor: Mr YAP Teong Liang
Alternate Councillor: Mr Rajan CHETTIAR

SOLOMON ISLANDS

Country Councillor: Mr Donald MARAHARE
Alternate Councillor : Ms Katalaina ZIRU

SRI LANKA

Country Councillor: Mr Geoffery ALAGARATNAM
Alternate Councillor: Mr Amal A RANDENIYA

TAIWAN

Country Councillor: Mr Edgar CHEN
Alternate Councillor: Mr Jason WU

THAILAND

Country Councillor: TBA

TIMOR LESTE

Country Councillor: TBA

UNITED STATES

Country Councillor:  Mr Michael E BURKE
Alternate Councillor: Mr Robert BROWN

VIETNAM

Country counciilor: Mr THINH Do Ngoc
Alternate councillor: Mr LUU Tien Dzung
 

ExOfficio Councillors

Distinguished Members

Dr Gordon Hughes
The Hon Justice Mah Weng Kwai
Mr Lester Huang
Mr Nguyen Trung Dang

Special Councillor

Ms Margery Nicoll

Section Chairs

Judicial Section: Hon TF BATHURST, Chief Justice of NSW
Family Law & Family Rights Section: Mr TL YAP
Business Law Section: Dr Gordon HUGHES
Law Management Section: Mr Rajan CHETTIAR
Human Rights Section: Professor Yasushi HIGASHIZAWA & Mr Shyam DIVAN
 
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