On May 6, 2020, the website of the United Kingdom & Eire Malaysian Law Students’ Union (KPUM) posted an interview with Sher Hann Chua, a consultant in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property practice. Sher Hann is a former president of KPUM, which she was an active member of during her time studying at the University of Reading and University College London. This interview was a chance for KPUM to follow up with her and learn about her professional journey in the years since.
In her detailed answers, K. Sher Hann offers insight into the legal profession and environment in Southeast Asia as well as advice for current students and young professionals beginning their legal careers. She discusses her own interest in IP work, the academic and professional steps she took, and some practical steps that aspiring legal professionals can take to bolster their understanding and capability in the field.
KPUM is an organization for all Malaysian law students studying English law in the UK and in Malaysia, providing a platform for educational formation and career development. To read the full interview with Sher Hann, please visit the KPUM website.