the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and president of the Rangoon Leper Asylum Board, of which institution he was one of the originators in 1904.
MR. JUSTICE SYDNEY MADDOCK ROBINSON is a barrister with more than twenty yearsa experience of Indian legal procedure. Called to the Bar on January 26, 1888, when he was only twenty-two years of age, he began to practise in the Punjab in the following March. Before receiving his present appointment as an Officiate Judge of the Chief Court of Lower Burma in January,
the late Mr. Joseph Agabeg, a well-known and respected merchant at Calcutta, who was descended from a distinguished official in the service of the Persian Government, on whom the honourable designations of Aga and Beg were conferred about a century ago. Mr. A. Agabeg was born at Calcutta on August 29, 1844, and was educated at Doveton College, Calcutta, at Western College, Brighton, and at St. Johnas College, Cambridge. At the University he studied, among other subjects, mathematics, under the eminent Professor Todhunter. In December, 1866, he passed the Law Tripos examination, taking the degree
came to Rangoon, where he had an uncle in good practice as an advocate. Here he remained for six years, and at the end of that period, owing to the death of his uncle and mother, he left Rangoon (June, 1875), to try his fortune at the English Bar. In the following November he married the celebrated singer, Miss Edith Wynne. Joining the Northern Circuit, he received a fair amount of work, at the Assizes as well as at the Sessions. But his principal work lay in London at the Common Law Courts, i.e., in the Courts of the Queenas Bench Division. He appeared occasionally also in the Probate
*a Mating Kin, Rangoon.
2. G. Gooroosawmy Pillay, Mandalay.
3- B. P. Lentaigne, Rangoon.
4* Ram GoPal, Bassein.
5. S. A. Rahman, Rangoon.
LEGAL PRACTITIONERS OF BURMA.
6. F. L. Phipps, Henzada.
7. H. S. Pratt, Officiating Provisional
8. A. Agabeg, Senior Member of the
C. R. Connell, Rangoon. 14.
Maung Ba Thein, Rangoon. 15.
F. A. C. Trutwein, B.A., Bassein. 16. Maung Hpaw, Rangoon.
13. Mirza MohdJamad, Prome.
R. N. Burjorjee, Rangoon.
Bah Hla Oung, Rangoon.
Maung Aung Zan, District Judge, Myaungmya.
I9o8, he served successively as Public Prosecutor, Junior Government Advocate, Government Advocate, and Legal Remembrancer to the Punjab Government. He was educated at the Cathedral Grammar School, Hereford, and at Brasenose College, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1887.
AVIET AGABEG is the senior member of *lle Rangoon Bar. He is the only son of
of LL.B. in the following month. After that, Mr. Agabeg read in the chambers of the late Mr. F. A. Knight, then a special pleader of repute, for six months, and in the chambers of the late Mr. W. J. Bovill, then a barrister in good practice on the Chancery side, for another six months. He was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in November, 1868, and shortly afterwards returned to Calcutta, but, finding the Bar there very crowded, he
and Divorce Courts, and before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, who hear all final appeals from India and the Colonies. Mr. Agabegas practice in England extended over seventeen years, during which time he had several pupils. Jointly with Mr. Seymour Harris, the original author of the work, he edited three editions of a Principles of the Criminal Law,a and jointly with Mr. Barry a work on the law relating to bills ofand Divorce Courts, and before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, who hear all final appeals from India and the Colonies. Mr. Agabega s practice in England extended over seventeen years, during which time he had several pupils. Jointly with Mr. Seymour Harris, the original author of the work, he edited three editions of a Principles of the Criminal Law,a and jointly with Mr. Barry a work on the law relating to bills of