What You Will Learn At The Workshop

  • Information That All Healthcare Professionals Gather
  • Medical Records That Hospitals and Healthcare Professionals Maintain
  • Consent Under The Law
  • Advice/Information/Warning That Should Be Given to Patients
  • Confidentiality – Hospital and Healthcare Professionals Duties
  • Diagnosis – How to Deal With the Current Speed of Technology
  • Advancement in Medicine
  • Treatment – Where Do You Stop?
  • Grievance Procedures – Mechanisms to Resolve
  • The Governing Law – That All Healthcare Professionals Need to Know
  • Recent Cases & Peculiar Cases


Speaker Profile
Sharon Palani, Partner, Palani Ammal & Co

Graduated with LLB Hons (2nd Upper) from University of Northumbria, Newcastle UK in 2005 and continued with Post Graduate Diploma in Bar Vocational Course and was awarded a Very Competent standing in 2006. Admitted as a Barrister of Lincoln's Inn, London in Year 2006, admitted to the Malaysian Bar in Year 2007.

Primary area of work is in civil dispute resolution with sub-specialty in Clinical Negligence, Breach of Confidence, Medical Product Liability, as well as Healthcare Ethics and a special interest in criminal litigation focusing on Medical Law such as Suicide, Abortion and Manslaughter cases.

Recently completed consultancy work for the Ministry of Health Malaysia in drawing up Informed Consent Forms for Ophthalmic Surgeries, is a committee member of the Law Revision Committee (AG Chambers) Latent Damage and Compendium of Personal Injury in Malaysia.

Regularly provides updates to doctors, hospital managers and other allied healthcare professionals on medical negligence cases, breach of confidence and product liability as well as medical law related to criminal offences.

Recently appointed as the Secretary of the Medico-Legal Society of Malaysia 2016/2017, a member of the Medico-Legal Society of Singapore, a member of the World Association for Medical Law and a member of the Malaysian Bar.

Future aspirations to set up an Institute of Independent Medical Experts.