The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing the above course which is COMPULSORY for all pupils. Pupils will need to pass a written test evaluation at the end of the Professional Standards Course. In conjunction with the course, the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee together with the Social Sub-Committee is organizing a dinner. Invitations to the… Read More


It has come to the notice of the Bar Council that a discernible trend of awarding low costs to the successful litigant has emerged in recent years. We have heard rumblings at the Bar that the courts very often give extremely low costs, and worse still, in some cases make no award of costs to… Read More


Further to our Circular No. 22/16 dated 15 July 2016, we have just been informed by Jabatan Kastam DiRaja Malaysia, Johor (“Kastam”) that due to unforeseen circumstances, the date for the above programme has been changed as follows: Date 30th August 2016 (Tuesday) Venue M Suites Hotel, Johor Bahru Itinerary 08.30 – 09.00 Registration 09.00… Read More


AIDIL FITRI HI-TEA This time for Eid celebrations again! We are pleased to announce that a hi-tea has been organised in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidil Fitri, this time on the banks of Sungai Muar. We had a lot of fun at the 2015 Hari Raya celebrations held in Batu Pahat and look forward to… Read More


Eid Mubarak everyone! After a somewhat quiet spell, we are pleased to announce that a lunch buffet has been organised in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri. We are also pleased to announce that we are inviting several judicial officers of the Sessions Court to this function. As always, we have planned a sumptuous menu for… Read More


The Conveyancing Sub-Committee had recently written to Jabatan Kastam DiRaja Malaysia, Johor (“Kastam”) to invite Kastam to conduct a briefing to members of the Johore Bar on the implementation of GST on the disposal and acquisition of real property. Kastam had responded by inviting members of the Johore Bar to its Handholding Programme for Sector… Read More