The 1st forum for 2015 will be held on Thursday, 23rd April 2015 at 4.00 p.m. at the Johore Bar Auditorium at Level 1 of the Johore Bar Building. The purpose of this forum is to gather feedback from members on the issues that they face in court, if any, and suggestions for improvement, if… Read More


Please be informed that the Royal Malaysian Customs’ GST Guide for Legal Practitioners (as at 3.1.2015) is available at the Royal Malaysian Customs website. The link for the said Guide is accessible directly here (for email copy of this circular) for members information. Members are advised to refer to this latest version of the Guide… Read More


We refer to Circular No. 6/15 dated 26th March 2015, the Seminar on Family Law was originally schedule on Thursday 9th April 2015, 9.30am to 5.30pm (registration at 9.00am). Due to unexpected circumstances, the Seminar Schedule has to be changed. Please take note that the new schedule is as follows: Date: Thursday, 9th April 2015… Read More


The following announcement was made by SSM today on its website: “Implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Dear Valued Customers, In line with the Government’s announcement on the implementation of GST, which will be applicable effective 1 April 2015, kindly be informed that the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) is a statutory body… Read More


1. The Conveyancing Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar Committee intends to invite The Royal Malaysian Customs Department to conduct a briefing to members of the Johore Bar on GST relating to real property transactions. 2. Before we write to the Royal Malaysian Customs Department, we invite members to let us have your feedback or questions… Read More


The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar in collaboration with the Bar Council CPD Department is organizing a seminar on Family Law. This seminar is ideal for Members who have up to five years of experience in handling family law matters. The seminar will include discussions on the basic law and cases as… Read More


Please be reminded of the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE MALAYSIAN BAR which will be held as follows: DAY & DATE : SATURDAY, 14TH MARCH 2015 TIME : 10.00 A.M. VENUE : GRAND BALLROOM, LEVEL 1, CONVENTION CENTRE RENAISSANCE KUALA LUMPUR HOTEL CORNER OF JALAN SULTAN ISMAIL AND┬áJALAN AMPANG 50450 KUALA LUMPUR For the convenience… Read More


Kindly be informed that the Johore Bar Committee (JBC) has appointed Puan Nik Raihan binti Nik Ja’afar as the Honorary Secretary and Mr. Mathews George as the Treasurer for the year 2015/16. We have (12) Sub-Committees to facilitate the organisation of the JBC’s year long activities and to meet the needs of our members. The… Read More