Caleb began his legal career in the chambers of Hafarizam Wan & Aisha Mubarak (HWAM), where he commenced his pupillage in 2017 and was called to the Bar as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in early 2018.
During his time in HWAM, he was exposed to diverse areas of law in relation to civil litigation. While there, he was on Barisan Nasional’s legal team, and had experience assisting in the 14th General Election in 2018, as well as legal matters pertaining to several political figures at the time.
He was later offered a position by BeED, a tech start-up that produced educational software, where he remained until late 2019. During his time here, Caleb became well-versed with the laws and compliance in relation to technology, start-up corporations, intellectual property as well as personal data. He returned to practice, by joining the firm of Tay, Ibrahim & Partners in 2020, where he handled disputes involving labour, copyright, and tenancy, as well as family law and probate matters.
He is also active in the Bar Council, and until 2021, has been on the Constitutional Law Committee of the Malaysian Bar ever since he commenced legal pratice. In July 2022, he joined the firm of Marcus Tan & Co as a legal associate with the litigation department.
Besides the law, Caleb is also an activist and advocate for the protection of our cultural heritage, and is conversant in antiquities aw. He was a former researcher, and part-time contributor to the Penang Institute, as well as Singapore’s New Naratif. He is currently a member of Badan Warisan Negara; and in 2019, he was accepted as a member of the Malaysia Chapter of INTBAU (The International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture And Urbanism).