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


Please be informed that the Shariah and Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committees is jointly organising a seminar entitled Conventional Banking vs Islamic Banking. The topics covered in the talk will include the following: Introduction to conventional banking Introduction to Islamic banking Mechanics of conventional and Islamic banking Difference between conventional and Islamic banking Particulars of the… Read More


The responsibility to robe pupil The Committee’s attention was drawn to recent instances of pupils or family members requesting the master or solicitor moving the call to apply to the Court for a family member to robe the pupil upon admission to the Bar by the Presiding Judge. The Committee would like to bring to… Read More


The Johore Bar Human Rights Sub Committee is organising a workshop on how to handle inquests in court for the benefit of members and pupils-in-chambers. This workshop will provide an overview of the law on inquests, preparation for inquests, issues that arise when conducting inquests, and gathering of evidence. We cordially invite all Members of… Read More


The Johore Bar Committee is organizing a forum on the conduct of accident cases at the Sessions Court and Magistrates Court. Particulars of the forum are as follows: Date Monday, 23rd July 2018 Time 4.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. (Registration at 3.30pm) Venue Level 1, Abdullah A Rahman Auditorium, Johore Bar Building Members who handle… Read More


Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee has invited Bank Negara Malaysia to conduct a seminar entitled Preserving the Integrity of the Financial System: Prevention of Money Laundering & Terrorism Financing, Role of Lawyers as Effective Gatekeepers. The topics covered in the talk will include the following: Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (ML/TF)… Read More


Improving the Standard of Advocacy and Producing Better Advocates The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar in collaboration with the Bar Council Advocacy Training Committee will be conducting Civil Advocacy Course in Johor Bahru. For the past eight years, the Bar Council Advocacy Training Committee has organised the course throughout Malaysia for Members… Read More


The North Johor Affairs Sub-Committee is very pleased to announce that a day trip to Universal Studio Singapore [USS] for members, their friends and family, has been organised. USS is a popular destination for children and adults alike, with its numerous attractions, especially the heart-stopping rides. The particulars of the USS Trip are as follows:-… Read More


Court punctuality The High Court has once again brought to the Committee’s attention that there are still many instances of lawyers coming late to Court. The High Court starts proceedings at 9.00 a.m with Chamber matters but frequently lawyers were not present as yet and this had caused delay in conclusion of  Chamber matters and led… Read More