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DATIN PADUKA ZAITOON DATO’ OTHMAN

Datin Paduka Zaitoon is a Barrister-At-Law (Lincoln’s Inn, London) and an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. She has been practicing law under her own legal firm for more than 30 years. She was once the former Board of Director of Sime Darby Berhad. Datin is also a member of the Presidential Council of the Muslim Lawyers Association Malaysia, where she served as President for 15 years. She also represented the Muslim Lawyers Association in Gagasan Badan Ekonomi Melayu. Datin is the first female Deputy Public Prosecutor in Malaysia. Her experiences include serving as a magistrate, judge of the Sessions Court and the Department Solicitor in the Public Trustee’s Office. She has held positions as Senior Assistance Registrar and Deputy Registrar of the High Court of Malaya, Federal Counsel (Civil Division) at the Attorney-General’s Chambers and the Deputy Director of the Legal Aid Bureau.