Datin Seri Panglima Lai Nyat Yin @ Vicky Yee, JP

  • State Registered Nurse (SRN) at Gwent School of Nursing, Royal Gwent Hospital, South Wales, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) LLB (Hons) University of Wales College of Law, United Kingdom 
  • Barrister-at-Law of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, England 
  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (1992)
  • Mediator in Legal Disputes (ADR-PLUS Sydney, Australia), 2003


Datin Seri Vicky is the Managing Partner of the firm supervising and overseeing the smooth running of cases in the firm. Prior to joining DYT in 1994, Datin Seri Vicky served as a State Counsel at the Sabah State Attorney-General’s Chamber. Datin Seri Vicky was conferred the appointment of Justice of Peace by the Governor of the State of Sabah in 2017. 

Prior to her law career, Datin Seri Vicky was in the medical/nursing field in the United Kingdom. With her medical/nursing background, Datin Seri Vicky has handled a vast number of Medical-Legal and personal injury cases to successful outcome. With more than 30 years of experience in practice, Datin Seri Vicky is not only a seasoned litigator but also a qualified and accredited Mediator in Alternative Dispute Resolutions.

Work & Professional Experience

  • High Court in Borneo, Sandakan, Sabah (Court Interpreter)
  • Sabah Times (Part-Time Reporter)
  • Royal Gwent Hospital, South Wales, United Kingdom (Nursing)
  • Inmos, South Wales, United Kingdom (Microchips Operator)
  • University of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom (Staff Nurse)
  • Messrs. Richard Malanjum & Co. (Chambering Lawyer)
  • State Attorney-General’s Chamber of Sabah (State Counsel)