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LAW@CDC 2023: Syariah Divorce and Related Matters

Moderated by Amira Budiyano (Attorney, Kyndryl), joined by speakers, our Managing Director, Mr Ahmad Nizam Abbas, alongside Ms Nurhafizah Syed (Assistant Senior Social Worker, PPIS As-Salaam), they provided a comprehensive understanding of the Syariah divorce process in Singapore and equip individuals proceeding with the process without legal representation with the tools to navigate it with confidence and resilience.

Ahmad Nizam on Leaving a Legacy | Singapore Academy of Law

Ask an SAL member who they idolise in the profession and you’ll get a range of answers: some might throw out a present judge’s name while others may look to the past and mould their careers after a historical figure in the law. For Mr Ahmad Nizam, that hero is the late Mr Ahmad Ibrahim, independent Singapore’s first Attorney-General. Ahmad came across the former AG’s works during a time of flux early in his career. Recalling the period, he says, “The ‘human’

2022 Muslim Law Practice Course

On 29 August 2022, Mr Ahmad Nizam presented a paper on Recent Developments in Syariah Court jurisdiction on Division of Matrimonial Assets and Custody of Children at the Muslim Law Practice Course jointly organised by the National University of Singapore Law School, Centre for Asian Legal Studies, Syariah Court and MUIS Academy. This specially tailored course was attended by academics, judges,  lawyers and asatizah community.

AIJA Dinner

On 24 August 2022, our firm played host to a group of young international lawyers who were in Singapore for the 60th annual Congress of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA).

Appointment Ceremony for Advisers to the Youth Court

On 26 January 2022, Mr Ahmad Nizam received his Letter of Appointment from the President of Singapore for another term on the Panel of Advisers to the Youth Court. The Panel of Advisers play an important role in advising the Youth Court on matters relating to children and young persons. Together with other advisers, they channel their skills and collective experiences to protect and rehabilitate vulnerable children and youth.