Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 70(1 B) of the Legal Profession Act, 1976 that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Johore Bar will be held as follows: DAY & DATE FRIDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2016 TIME 3.00 P.M. VENUE JOTIC AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 5 JALAN AYER MOLEK, JOHOR BAHRU QUORUM Your attention is drawn to… Read More


The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar in collaboration with the Bar Council Islamic Finance Committee is organizing Seminar on An Introduction to Islamic Finance. This seminar seeks to introduce participants to the law and practice of Islamic banking and finance as currently applied in Malaysia. Participants will be given an overview of… Read More


Due to overwhelming response from Members of the Johore Bar and the limited seating capacity of the Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium, we have decided to change the venue of the above seminar to enable more members to attend. Please note the change of venue as follows: Date 9th December 2015 (Wednesday) Time 9.00 a.m. to… Read More


After a successful run in Johor Bahru, the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is pleased to organize the seminar on the fundamentals of cross-examination in civil and commercial trials in Muar, Johor. The seminar is designed to teach basic skills and to impart useful lessons and pointers for young advocates to utilise… Read More


The Conveyancing Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is organising a Seminar on the latest amendments to laws on housing development and maintenance and management of buildings and common property. Synopsis of the topics covered in the seminar In session 1, the speaker will highlight the recent amendments made by the Housing Development (Control & Licensing)… Read More


The Continuing Professional Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is organizing a Seminar on Legal Documentation for Islamic Financing: Sale Based Structures. The Seminar will cover as follows: general issues on documentation examination of sale based structures – Murabahah and Tawarruq (Commodity Murabahah) legal documentation for Murabahah and Tawarruq (Commodity Murabahah) relevant BNM Shariah standards Particulars… Read More


The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is organizing a Seminar on Common GST Issues for Legal Practitioners at Muar, Johor. The Seminar will cover as follows: Types of tax invoices General & Specific time of supply and reporting rules Deposits & advance payment in client and office accounts Disbursements vs Reimbursements Costs… Read More


The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is organizing a Seminar on Common GST Issues for Legal Practitioners. The Seminar will cover as follows: Types of tax invoices General & Specific time of supply and reporting rules Deposits & advance payment in client and office accounts Disbursements vs Reimbursements Costs awarded by court… Read More


The Johore Bar Human Rights Sub Committee jointly with the Bar Council is organising a public forum on Promoting Greater Police Accountability in Malaysia. The Bar Council is renewing its call to the Malaysian Government to establish an Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (“IPCMC”), as was recommended by the Royal Commission to Enhance the… Read More