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Circular No. 56/16: High-Tea with His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim, Sultan of Johor on Wednesday, 18th January 2017

I am pleased to inform you that Dato’ Indera Mohd Sofian bin Tan Sri Abdul Razak, the Senior Judge of the Johor Bahru Court has kindly consented to the adjournment of cases fixed for hearing in the afternoon of 18th January 2017 to enable members of the Bar to attend the High-Tea with His Majesty …

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Circular No. 55/16: High-Tea with His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim, Sultan of Johor (18 Jan 2017)

It is with immense pleasure that we announce that His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, Sultan of Johor has graciously accepted our invitation to have tea with members of the Johore Bar. We encourage members to take this golden opportunity to meet with our Ruler as it not often in one’s lifetime that …

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Circular No. 54/16: Seminar on Practical Construction Law for Practitioners (19 Jan 2017)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar in collaboration with the Bar Council Construction Law Committee is organising a seminar on practical construction law for practitioners. This one-day seminar will include a comprehensive review of some of the more practical aspects of construction law, including the much-talked about Construction …

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Circular No. 53/16: Professional Standards Course (Ethics Lecture Programme) 23-24 Jan 2017

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 …

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Circular No. 52/16: Workshop on drafting written submissions and cause papers on civil procedure (12 Jan 2017)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organising a workshop on drafting written submissions and cause papers on civil procedure. The workshop will cover the following topics: The role of written submissions; Preparing submissions: creating a road map and directing traffic; The importance of the 4C’s – clarity, conciseness, contour and citation …

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Circular No. 51/16: Filing and Registration of Borang I with Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru

Recently, the Conveyancing Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar (CSC) had a dialogue with the representatives from Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru (“MBJB”) on issues relating to the filing of Borang I (Notice for the Change of Ownership) under Section 160 of the Local Government (Act 1971)(Akta Kerajaan Tempatan 1976 – Akta 171)) 2. At this meeting: …

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Circular No. 50/16: Sistem Hasil Tanah Johor (SHTJ)

Members are to note that the counters for collection of quit rent in all the Pejabat Tanah Daerah in the State of Johor, shall be closed from 22 December 2016 until 31 December 2016, and Online Payment shall be closed from 18 December 2016. A copy of the notice on the above matter issued by …

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Circular No. 49/16: Public Forum on The State of Human Rights in Malaysia Today (8 Dec 2016)

In conjunction with World Human Rights Day, the Johore Bar Human Rights Sub Committee is organizing a forum where three eminent speakers will speak on The State of Human Rights in Malaysia Today. The invited speakers include: (1) Mr. Tommy Thomas, Advocate & Solicitor; (2) Mr. Rama Ramanathan, PROHAM;  (3) Y.B Rafizi Ramli, Ahli Parlimen …

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Circular No. 48/16: Seminar on Basic Criminal Litigation (18 Nov 2016)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organising a seminar on basic criminal litigation in Muar. The seminar shall be conducted by EN. SALIM BASHIR, a senior member of the Malaysian Bar. En. Salim is currently the Chairman of Selangor Bar, Co-Chairman of Bar Council Criminal Law Committee. He is also a …

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Circular No. 47/16: Johore Bar vs Mahkamah Johor Games

The Johore Bar Sports Sub Committee is pleased to announce the annual Bar Bench Club (BBC) Games 2016 will be held on 9th November 2016 to 12th November 2016. The purpose of the Games is to foster greater ties and camaraderie between the Johore Bar members and the Courts. The Games will culminate with lunch …

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