Nizam Salleh Keruak


Nizam is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Messrs. JPKERUAK, a boutique legal firm based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

Nizam completed his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Western Australia, Australia in 2009. In the same year, he also completed the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia and was subsequently admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia. He continued his studies and graduated with a Master of Laws (Public Law) degree from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia in 2010.

Nizam returned to Sabah and began his pupillage under Dr. David Fung Yin Kee of Messrs. Alex Pang & Co, Kota Kinabalu. He was admitted as an advocate to the High Court of Sabah & Sarawak in 2011. He was the Hon. Secretary of Sabah Law Association from 2013-present and also the Hon. Secretary of Sabah Law Society in 2017-2018.


Nizam’s practice focuses on civil litigation and representing clients in commercial business dealings and agreements. He has handled various types of legal disputes ranging from company shareholder disputes, contract, debt recovery, enforcement of judgments, insolvency, judicial review, land disputes and private trespass. He also regularly advises clients on corporate and legal issues relating to joint venture agreements, sale and purchase agreements, and tenancy agreements. He has appeared in the all civil court stages, from the Magistrates Courts, Sessions Courts, High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court of Malaysia.”