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Yusof Halim & Partners

Mohamed Yusof Bin Shaik Abdul Halim

Mohamed Yusof Bin Shaik Abdul Halim



  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil/Human Rights
  • Corporate and Business
  • Criminal Law

WSG Practice Industries


WSG Leadership

WSG in Asia Group
WSG Main Group
Head of Personal Injuries and Syariah Department

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the English Bar (1988)
Admitted to the Brunei Bar on 1st September 1988
Admitted as a Syar'ie Lawyer at Syariah Courts of Brunei on 5th May 2003


LLB (Hons) University of London (1987)

Won the University of London Convocation Trust Fund Award for coming in second overall in the Part I examinations, 1986
Won the Douglas Laughton Cup for coming in first in the Commercial Law Paper, 1986
Made Exhibitioner of Holborn Law Tutors for Academic Excellence 1986 / 1987
Subjects Taken:
English Legal System, Constitution, Criminal Law, Contract, Tort, Land, Trust, Commercial, Company, Evidence, Succession and Jurisprudence.
1987 - 1988 Middle Temple, Inns of Court London
Barrister-at-Law, (second class lower)
Came in top 10% in the Bar examinations
Options taken:
Revenue Law, Family Law and Insurance Law
2000 - 2002 University Brunei Darussalam
Diploma In Islamic Law & Practice (DILP)
Top the 1st Semester Examinations
Admitted as Syariah Counsel of Negara Brunei Darussalam on 5th May 2003.
Subjects taken:
Sistem Perundangan Islam, Jenayah, Undang-Undang Keluarga, Keterangan, Tasawur Islam, Perbankan & Takaful, Harta, Acara Mal & Acara Jenayah serta kertas projek.
Areas of Practice

Appellate Practice | Civil/Human Rights | Corporate and Business | Criminal Law | Disputes | Fraud | General Practice | Immigration | Insurance | Litigation | Syariah Law | Traffic Violations | White Collar Crime | Workers Compensation

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

1976 -1981
Singapore Police Force
Republic of Singapore
Inspector of Police

1981 - 1984
AFIA Worldwide Insurance
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Branch Manager

1988 - 2002
Sarjeet & Co
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

2002 - to date
Cheok Sankaran Halim
Advocates & Solicitors
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Formed Cheok Sankaran Halim, Advocates & Solicitors, a law firm in Brunei as a Partner.

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