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Circular No. 51/20: Application Closed | Invitation to apply for Yayasan Pembangunan Keluarga Darul Ta’zim panelship

Please be informed that the application for Yayasan Pembangunan Keluarga Darul Ta’zim [YPKDT] panelship for its Skim Bantuan Guaman Wanita Negeri Johor is now closed. As there was an overwhelming response, the Johore Bar Committee will submit the first 20 applications to YPKDT, on a first come first served basis. The remaining applications received by …

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Circular No. 50/20: Anonymous complaint letters

Of late, the Johore Bar Committee [“JBC”] has been receiving undated, anonymous complaint letters. JBC is unable to deliberate on or act on the basis of anonymous complaint letters. To enable JBC to act on issues, members are advised to submit their complaints dated, complete with sender’s particulars. We remind members that complaints and complainants …

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Circular No. 49/20: Basics of Medical Negligence (25 Sept 2020)

Please be informed that the Young Lawyers and Chambering Pupils and Continuing Professional Development Sub Committees is jointly organising a seminar entitled “Basics of Medical Negligence”. This webinar is designed specifically for young legal practitioners who are interested in medical negligence and will be divided into four sections. In the first section, we will discuss …

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Circular No. 48/20: Invitation to apply for Yayasan Pembangunan Keluarga Darul Ta’zim Panelship

On the request of Yayasan Pembangunan Keluarga Darul Ta’zim [“YPKDT”], members of the State Bar are invited to apply for placement onto YPKDT’s panel of lawyers.  YPKDT intends to launch its Skim Bantuan Guaman Wanita Negeri Johor in the year 2021. The objective of this scheme to provide legal services to women in the B40 …

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Circular No. 47/20: Gearing up for online hearings (9 Sept 2020)

This webinar intends to expose members to the various methods and tools to prepare them for conducting their cases online and will cover the following topics – Choosing the right equipment. Essential tools and applications. PDF handling and usage for online hearings. Review of the Court’s eAppellate process Webinar will be streamed live on Crowdcast …

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Circular No. 46/20: Video Conferencing Facilities at Johore Bar Secretariat

As we gear towards the use of video conferencing for online hearings, the Johore Bar Committee has made available two (2) computers for use by members. These computers have been pre-loaded with the necessary software and hardware for the purpose of video conferencing, word processing and internet browsing. We ask that members do not leave …

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eAppellate Briefing on 3.9.2020

For those who may have missed the eAppellate briefing on 3.9.2020, a recording of the briefing can be viewed below – [posted with permission from Puan K B Elena]

In Memoriam | Muhammad Taufiq bin Abdul Jalil

It is with great sadness that we record that Muhammad Taufiq bin Abdul Jalil, a partner of Messrs Safrina, Taufiq & Co in Kluang, Johor passed away today, 27 August 2020. Muhammad Taufiq bin Abdul Jalil was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2014. The Johore Bar extends …

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Circular No. 45/20: Notification Regarding Bankruptcy Matters

We have been informed by the Bankruptcy Division of the High Court in Johor Bahru that, effective from 1st September 2020, all applications for substituted service of Bankruptcy Notices and Creditors Petitions will be disposed without the attendance of lawyers. The relevant notice is attached for your reference. SHAHAREEN BEGUM BINTI ABDUL SUBHAN CHAIRMAN COURTS …

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Bar Council Circular No 267/2020: E-Court Training Sessions 2020 – Johor Bahru and Muar

Circular No 267/2020Dated 19 Aug 2020 To Members of the Malaysian Bar The Director of the e-Court Division of the Federal Court of Malaysia, Hamidah binti Mohamed Deril, has extended to us a notification (by email) entitled “Jemputan untuk Menghadiri Latihan Sistem E-Kehakiman bagi Tahun 2020 di Kompleks Mahkamah Johor Bahru dan Mahkamah Muar”, dated …

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