The Committee has been informed by the Courts that effective from September 2018, some A53KJ cases of 2017 from Sessions Court Civil (3) will be heard before the Sessions Judge Tuan Aizatul Akmal Bin Maharani at Sessions Court Criminal (4). The relevant notice from the Court and the list of affected cases are attached. Members… Read More


It’s tea time at Kluang! We are pleased to announce that a hi-tea has been organised in Kluang. What’s the occasion, you might ask? Well, one does not need a reason to get together and have fun, does one? So, come on, everyone, let’s chit-chat, laugh, giggle, reminisce, enjoy the spread at Barney’s; Barney’s is… Read More


The Johore Bar Young Lawyers and Chambering Pupils Sub Committee is organizing a ‘Book Donation Drive’ campaign. The campaign commences today and will run till 28.9.2018. The campaign is a charity project to collect surplus children books from the public and to donate the books to selected orphanages and homes for underprivileged children in Johor.… Read More


The Committee recently had a meeting with the Courts to raise issues of concern to members and as brought to the Committee’s attention. Following the discussions thereat the followings have been agreed : Beginning from 13th September 2018 all adoption cases will be heard on every Thursday at the Sessions Court Civil (1) at MSC… Read More


The Publication & Information Technology Sub-Committee is now compiling materials for publication of the 2nd issue of the INFO Johore Bar for the year 2018/19. The INFO Johore Bar was made available online since 1st January 2016 at www.info.johorebar.org.my. However, members may request hardcopies from the Secretariat should they wish. The Sub-Committee would like to… Read More


Calling All Criminal Law Practitioners in Johor The Johor Prosecution Unit is conducting a “Hari Bertemu Pelanggan” with criminal law practitioners in all the districts in the state of Johor to discuss issues pertaining to conduct of criminal cases. Members are encouraged to attend.  Particulars of the meetings are as follows: District Date & Time… Read More


The Conveyancing Sub-Committee will be having a dialogue session with Pejabat Pengarah Tanah Dan Galian Johor (“PTG”) to highlight issues and problems faced by members in relation to conveyancing work connected with PTG or any of the land offices concerned. Therefore, the Sub-Committee requests for feedback and information from members on the issues and problems… Read More


The Annual Johore Bar Futsal Tournament is back again! This has become a popular and well received event amongst members and the courts. It has now become a ‘must have’ event for Johore Bar. We thank the members for your support to this event. The Sports Sub-Committee is now organizing the 2018 edition of the… Read More


Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organising a seminar entitled Maritime Law. The topics covered in the talk will include the following: Admiralty Law An introduction to in rem proceedings. The differences between actions in rem and actions in personam/a civil suit. The types of claims that allow for pre-judgment security.… Read More