The Right Honourable Tan Sri Dato' Seri Md Raus Bin Sharif
President of the Court of Appeal
PMN, PSM, SSTM, DMPN, KMN

PROFILE
The Right Honourable Tan Sri Dato' Seri Md Raus bin Sharif was born on 4 February 1951 in Rembau, Negeri Sembilan. His Lordship obtained his Bachelor of Laws from University of Malaya in 1976. His Lordship obtained his Master of Laws from London School of Economic in 1987.

On 28 July 2006, Tan Sri Dato' Seri Md Raus bin Sharif was appointed as a Judge of the Court of Appeal Malaysia. His Lordship’s career started in the Judicial and Legal Service began on 1 July 1976.

His Lordship then held the following positions:
(a) Magistrate Magistrate Court Pontian, Johore (1976-1977)

(b) Session Court Judge Session Court Kluang, Johore (1977)

(c) Session Court Judge Session Court Muar, Johore (1978-1979)

(d) Deputy Public Prosecutor Kelantan/Terengganu (1980-1982)

(e) Legal Adviser Ministry of International Trade & Industry (1982-1983)

(f) State Legal Adviser Malacca (1983-1986)

(g) Legal Adviser Ministry of Defence (1988)

(h) Legal Adviser Ministry of Home Affairs (1988-1989)

(i) State Legal Adviser Kelantan (1989-1991)

(j) Legal Adviser Ministry of Finance (1991-1994)

In 1 November 1994, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Md Raus was appointed a Judicial Commissioner (Criminal Division) and served in the High Court at Kuala Lumpur. On 12 January 1996 his Lordship was appointed a Judge of the High Court of Malaya. His Lordship also served at the High Court Shah Alam, High Court Muar, High Court Penang and High Court Kuala Lumpur (Criminal Division, Civil Division and Appellate & Special Powers) until his elevation to the Court of Appeal. The Right Honourable was appointed as President of The Court of Appeal on 12th September 2011 till todate.

In recognition of his Lorship’s public service, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Md Raus has been awarded several honours, including Kesatria Mangku Negara (KMN) in 1994 and Darjah Yang Mulia Pangkuan Negeri (DMPN) in 2000 and Darjah Panglima Mangku Negara (PMN) in 2012.

Tan Sri Dato' Seri Md Raus is married to Puan Sri Datin Seri Salwany bt. Mohamed Zamri. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Md Raus is blessed with two children.

ADDRESS

President of the Court of Appeal,
Federal Court Of Malaysia
Level 5 Southern, Palace of Justice
Precint 3
62506 PUTRAJAYA

+603 8880 3566 +603 8880 3595  mdraus@kehakiman.gov.my