Saphna graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Liverpool in 2016 and completed her Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) in 2017. She commenced her pupillage in MahWengKwai & Associates under the guidance of Mr. Richard Wee. Saphna was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in December 2018. She has a great interest in sports and is an ardent golfer and tennis player. Her passion for sports drove her towards a career in sports and at this moment, she provides advisory and dispute resolution services for matters including in sports and employment.

Career to date

2019 Associate, MahWengKwai & Associates

2018 Called to the Malaysian Bar

2018 Pupil-in-Chambers, MahWengKwai & Associates

2015 Intern, Seah Balan Ravi & Co

Educational achievements

2017 Barrister at Law (Middle Temple)

2016 Bachelor of Law (Hons), University of Liverpool

Particular litigation experience

Civil matters

  • Commenced Bankruptcy Proceedings against an individual, High Court
  • Commenced Winding Up Proceedings against a companies, High Court
  • Assisted with disputes arising from Breach of Contract, Sessions Court, High Court and Court of Appeal

Written Articles

  • Differences between a Will and a Wasiat
  • Holding Court at the Asian Games
  • Adding Muscle to Anti-Doping Fight in Malaysia
  • Sports Law: Falling down in a Stadium
  • Streaming Rights


Tel: 03-7887 2702



  • Corporate

    Commercial Contracts
    Media & Entertainment

  • Dispute Resolution

    Debt Recovery
    Insolvency & Winding Up
    Media & Entertainment

  • Employment

    Sports Services Contracts
    Wrongful Dismissal

  • Individuals & Families

    Criminal Law
    Family Business
    Personal Injury
    Restraining Orders
    Will, Trusts & Probate