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Alexandra Lim Saw Sim
is a highly accomplished lawyer
with extensive experience in
criminal litigation, civil matters,
and legal aid services.

Alexandra Lim Saw Sim is a highly accomplished lawyer with extensive experience in criminal litigation, civil matters, and legal aid services.

With a strong commitment to justice and a passion for serving the community, Alexandra has established herself as a reputable legal professional. After a successful tenure at the Attorney General’s Chamber of Malaysia, she embarked on her own private practice adventure by founding the esteemed firm of Alexandra Lim & Co. Her dedication to public service remains evident through her continued involvement in various legal aid and pro bono initiatives.

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Alexandra

Education

Upon graduating, Alexandra Lim Saw Sim commenced her legal career at the Attorney General's Chamber of Malaysia as a Deputy Public Prosecutor. She served in various capacities, including the headquarters under the general crime and sexual unit in Putrajaya. Subsequently, she was transferred to serve as a Deputy Public Prosecutor in Kedah from August 2010 to February 2012, and eventually in Penang from February 2012 until November 2020. During her tenure, she handled a wide range of cases across different locations, including Bukit Mertajam, Butterworth, and Georgetown.

Alexandra's extensive experience covers diverse areas of law, including narcotics offenses, commercial crime, sexual offenses, forfeiture of property, juvenile cases, theft, robbery, and general crime. She was involved in every stage of the legal process, from providing instructions for framing charges to conducting full trials. . Alexandra's expertise extends to anti-trafficking in persons and anti-smuggling of migrants, having been assigned as an ATIPSOM DPP in Penang.

Legal Aid Department

From November 2020 until April 2022, Alexandra Lim Saw Sim was transferred to the Legal Aid Department in Penang. In this role, she provided vital legal aid services to eligible individuals in accordance with the Legal Aid Act 1971. She offered legal advice on a broad spectrum of legal matters and represented clients in litigation, including criminal, civil, and family law cases. Alexandra's dedication to making legal services accessible and affordable to those in need exemplifies her commitment to public welfare. Alexandra was also invited for interview sessions with Mutiara FM twice, where she shared her legal knowledge to educate and inform the public.

Private Practice

On 08.04.2023, Alexandra Lim Saw Sim decided to resign from her government service and establish her own law firm, Alexandra Lim & Co. With her wealth of experience, exceptional legal acumen, and unwavering dedication to her clients, she aims to provide comprehensive legal services in criminal litigation, civil matters, and family law. Moreover, Alexandra continues to actively contribute to the community and welfare of the public. She serves as a panel lawyer for the Legal Aid Department of Malaysia (JBG - Jabatan Bantuan Guaman Malaysia), providing legal representation to individuals who require assistance. Additionally, she acts as a litigation lawyer for the National Legal Aid Foundation (YBGK - Yayasan Bantuan Guaman Kebangsaan), ensuring that affordable legal services are accessible to a broader segment of society. Furthermore, Alexandra takes on the crucial responsibility of serving as court-assigned counsel for capital punishment cases, upholding the principles of justice and ensuring fair representation for all individuals involved.

Bar Admission

Alexandra Lim Saw Sim was called to the Malaysian Bar as an Advocate & Solicitor in the High Court of Malaya on 22.03.2013. This admission signifies her fulfillment of the necessary requirements and her official recognition as a qualified legal professional.

Noteworthy Achievements:

Alexandra's exceptional performance and dedication to her work have been recognized within the legal profession. She received the "Excellent Performance Award" from Tan Sri Attorney General of Malaysia, acknowledging her outstanding contributions and professionalism. Her exceptional skills and expertise have led to her involvement in high-profile cases, some of which have been reported in the news and recognized as case authorities.

Conclusion

Alexandra Lim Saw Sim is a highly accomplished lawyer who has made significant contributions throughout her legal career. Her exceptional academic background, experience as a Deputy Public Prosecutor, involvement in legal aid and pro bono initiatives, and establishment of her own law firm highlight her commitment to justice and public service. Alexandra’s expertise and dedication continue to benefit individuals in need of legal representation and contribute to the betterment of society as a whole.

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