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


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


Kindly be informed that commencing from 15.8.2018 filing of Power of Attorney at all the High Courts will be done by way of e-filing. Members are requested to be ready and prepared with their e-filing infrastructures before the said commencement date. The Courts will not accept manual filing of the PA from 15.8.2018.  The Chief… Read More


This article is reproduced from here on the Malaysian Bar website. Contributed by R Jayabalan, Chairperson, Bar Council Small Firm Practice Committee The Legal Profession (Group Law Practice) Rules 2018,  which came into operation on 30 June 2018, is a culmination of the Bar Council’s initiative over the years — through its Small Firms Practice… 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