By Jerry Francis
Harveynder Singh Tyndall, 25, an old boy of St Michael’s Institution in Ipoh was admitted to Bar at the High Court in Ipoh recently. Coming from a family of practising lawyers in the city, his father, Ranjit Singh, who moved the petition for his son to be admitted, said Harveynder had on completion of his secondary education pursued his Bachelor of laws Degree from the University of the West of England, Bristol in the United Kingdom in January, 2010. He was admitted to the Society of Lincoln’s Inn in July, 2012, and called to the Degree of Utter Barrister on the July 24, 2014.
Judicial Commissioner S.M. Komathy Suppiah (pic, second from left), when she admitted Harveynder to the Bar, said that as lawyers they owe allegiance to a higher cause, the cause of truth and justice. Therefore, they should not consciously misstate the facts and must not knowingly conceal the truth even though the facts would be against their case.
Harveynder commenced his pupilage in Messrs Shearn Delamore & Company in Kuala Lumpur.