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


Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is organising a Seminar on “Indefeasibility Of Title Under The National Land Code In Malaysia” The seminar will deal with: Indefeasibility of title – S.340 (1) NLC (a) What constitutes registration? – S.304 NLC (b) What is Indefeasibility of title? – S.340… Read More


Mental Illness – The Effect of Stress Stress Management As lawyers, listening to and resolving the problems of others is primarily our job. And I am not only referring to the litigators. Our friends doing conveyancing have their fair share of resolving disputes. Add to that, aiding, abetting, counselling and procuring and you have all… Read More


Please be informed Ms. Gun Huei Shin has tendered her resignation as a member of the Johore Bar Committee w.e.f. 15/3/2016, and that Mr. Loh Wei Cher has been appointed by the Johore Bar Committee pursuant to Section 70 (7A) of the Legal Profession Act, 1976 to replace her. Mr. Loh Wei Cher will be… Read More


WORKSHOP ON BASIC CONVEYANCING PRACTICE Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee together with the Conveyancing Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar are jointly organising a workshop on basic conveyancing practice which is intended for beginners. The workshop shall be conducted by MR. ANDREW WONG, the Chairman of the Conveyancing Sub-Committee. During the workshop,… Read More