Dato Jagjit Singh Bant Singh
Dato’ Jagjit Singh a/l Bant Singh, a partner in Jeevaretnam & Co is a former judge and brings vast knowledge and experience with him. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of London and a Master of Law with Merit in Commercial and Corporate Law from King’s College, University of London. Throughout his 28 years in the Judicial and Legal Service he has served as a Magistrate, Federal Counsel in the Civil Division of Jabatan Peguam Negara (Attorney General’s Chambers), Deputy Treasury Solicitor, Legal Advisor, Ministry of Health, Deputy Public Prosecutor, Director of Prosecution Program in ILKAP, Senior Assistant Parliamentary Draftsman, Senior Federal Counsel in the Law Reform and Research Division of Jabatan Peguam Negara, Sessions Court Judge in Kuantan, Seremban and Kuala Lumpur.
He has authored 2 books namely Civil Trials Guidebook and The Practical Approach to the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. As a Deputy Public Prosecutor and Senior Federal Counsel Dato’ Jagjit has conducted numerous cases at the Federal Court, Court of Appeal, High Court, Sessions Court and Magistrate’s Court.
As a Sessions Court Judge Dato’ Jagjit has presided over numerous civil and criminal cases including commercial crime cases such as money laundering, Security Commission offences, criminal breach of trust and cheating. Many of his judgements have been reported in the Current Law Journal (CLJ), All Malaysia Reports (AMR) and Sessions and Magistrate’s Cases (SMC).