Education & Entry Into Law

Joshua Wu Kai-Ming graduated with a Second Class Upper Honours Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the University of London. During his legal studies, he obtained the award of “Best in Malaysia for Public Law” in the 2014 examinations.

In 2018, he graduated with a Certificate in Legal Practice and went on to pursue his pupillage at Messrs. Sreenevasan. During his pupillage at Messrs. Sreenevasan, Joshua worked closely with Dato’ Ambiga Sreenevasan on public interest cases.

Joshua was called to the Malaysian Bar on 25th October 2019.

Career

Joshua began his legal career as a Legal Associate at Messrs. Josephine, L K Chow & Co where he worked in the Dispute Resolution, and Labour and Employment departments.

In March 2021, he joined Messrs. P. E. LIM as a Legal Associate. On 1st January 2023, Joshua was promoted to a partner of Messrs. P. E. LIM.

Joshua is the Co-Deputy Chairperson of the Bar Council’s Constitutional Law Committee for the term 2024/2025.

Involvement in Public Interest Litigation

Joshua was involved in a landmark High Court decision on the protection of trade union officers in Malaysia. The High Court’s decision went on appeal all the way to the Federal Court and was affirmed by the latter.

He was also a member of the legal team for Undi18’s judicial review application against the delayed implementation of the Constitutional (Amendment) Act 2019, Sidang Injil Borneo & Anor’s judicial review application against the Home Minister & Government of Malaysia, and Messrs. Fahri, Azzat & Co’s judicial review application against the Director of the National Registration of the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur.

 Joshua was the lead counsel in Messrs. Fahri, Azzat & Co’s judicial review application against the Legal Profession Qualifying Board.

Joshua is currently a co-counsel in Messrs. Fahri, Azzat & Co’s judicial review application against the Legal Profession Qualifying Board on the purported abolishment of articled clerkship (presently at the Court of Appeal), and four Petaling Jaya residents’ judicial review application relating to the proposed Petaling Jaya Dispersal Link (PJD Link) highway, and YB Syed Saddiq’s judicial review application against the Prime Minister of Malaysia and Federal Government of Malaysia on the withholding of constituency allocations.

He also held a watching brief on behalf of the Bar Council in Ps. Raymond Koh’s civil suit in relation to his enforced disappearance and Amri Che Mat’s wife’s civil suit in relation to Amri Che Mat’s enforced disappearance.

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