The Johore Bar is sad to record the passing away of yet another one of its members, Ravindran a/l G S Paramasivan better known as GSP Ravi who passed away peacefully in Johor Bahru on 7.12.2014 aged 57. The remains of the late member of the Johore Bar were cremated on 8.12.2014 at the Nirwana… Read More


Mr Loh Song Chuan alias Law Song Chuan, 63, a senior member of the Johor Bar passed away at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore on the 1st day of November 2014 and his remains were cremated at the Ngee Heng Crematorium Johor Bahru on the 4th November. Loh was from the little town of Panchor,… Read More


The Johore Bar is saddened to record the passing away of one of its senior members the late Mr Lau Koh Kong of Kulai, Johor on the 11th of August 2014. The funeral took place in Kulai on the 15th August 2014. The late lawyer was a Barrister-at-Law of the Hon. Society of the Lincoln’s… Read More


IDRIS BIN IDRUS aged 70 a former member of the Johore Bar passed away peacefully after a brief illness in Johor Bahru recently. A former Inspector of Police, Idris had his early education at the Johor English College (now Maktab Sultan Abu Bakar) where his English language teacher used to tease him as “present tense… Read More


Johore Bar’s Tribute to Karpal Singh s/o Ram Singh (As published in INFO Johore Bar  – May 2014 Issue) The Johore Bar records with deep regret and sorrow the passing of an icon and giant of the Malaysian Bar – Karpal Singh on 17 April 2014. Karpal Singh s/o Ram Singh graduated with a Bachelor… Read More


MR TAN CHOON LIM known to all and sundry as “C.L” (“and he is hereafter referrred to as “C.L”) a Barrister-at-law of the Hon. Society of The Lincoln’s Inn and an Advocate and Solicitor of the Malaysian Bar passed away peacefully in the early hours of this morning (14.1.2013) at the Sultanah Aminah General Hospital… Read More


The Johore Bar records with regret the demise of K. Sivarajendran Nair (“Siva”), a bachelor aged 55 after a prolonged illness early this morning the 3rd December 2012. The funeral took place at the Ngee Heng Chinese crematorium this afternoon. Siva was an officer with the Immigration Department for many years. It was whilst working… Read More


Mohamed Yassin bin Ibrahim (“Yassin”) aged 68 and a Barrister-at-Law of the Hon. Society of the Inner Temple London and a n Advocate & Solicitor of Malaysia passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the Puteri Specialist Hospital Johor Bahru on the 6th of July 2012. The funeral took place at Tanah Perkuburan Bukit… Read More


It is with profound regret we record the passing away of Bhuvanadas Gopaldas (“Das”) aged 74 a senior member of the Johore Bar. Das passed away peacefully on the morning of the 4th of May 2012 and was cremated after Hindu prayers and ceremonies at 1.00pm on the 5th of May 2012 at the Hindu… Read More


Gunapati Suppiah aged 64 a former member of the Johore Bar passed away after a brief illness at the Sungai Buloh Hospital in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday the 13day of March 2012. The funeral took place in Kuala Lumpur on the 14th March 2012. In many ways Gunapati had a remarkable and colourful life. He… Read More