Qualification: LLB (Hons) Malaya
Ms. Gan Pei Fern holds a LLB (Hons) degree from the University of Malaya, Malaysia.
She has worked as a legal consultant on biodiversity and biosafety law related issues at CEBLAW, a national legal research center set up by the Government of Malaysia and the University of Malaya. The focus was the implementation of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity and related international treaties. Her work mainly focused on policy formulation, stakeholder engagement, international negotiations, national implementation, publication and consultancy. She was instrumental in the drafting and finalization of the Malaysian Access to Biological Resources and Benefit Sharing Act 2017. She was appointed as an ABS expert in the preparation of UN Global Environment Facility Project. She represented the Government of Malaysia as part of the Malaysian Delegation in international negotiations that led to the adoption of three international treaties. She is currently assisting the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change and Ministry of Land, Water and Natural Resources in relation to the implementation of the biodiversity-related international agreements as well as environment-related laws in Malaysia. She has co-authored several publications on these issues.
Pei Fern practices in the areas of corporate and commercial transactions, conveyancing property matters and banking related works which include secondary sub sales, consumer and commercial banking works, landlord & tenant laws, probate & administration of estate, company secretarial matters, and drafting of related commercial and corporate agreements. She is also attending to the sale of properties by the firm’s developer-client.
She enjoys human rights related activities. She was a member of the Bersih’s Peoples’ Tribunal on General Election 13 and was a prosecution team member of the Kuala Lumpur International Tribunal on War Crimes.
Pei Fern now heads the Real Estate & Banking Department of Yeoh Mazlina & Partners, Head Office.