LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION (LA) AND PROBATE MATTERS Following discussions with the Courts in Johor Bahru, the Courts have agreed that (i) Applicant(s) would no longer be required to file the List of Assets and Liabilities (Senarai Aset Dan Liabiliti) and List of Beneficiaries (Senarai Benefisiari) as separate individual documents; exhibiting the same in the supporting… Read More

The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar has been given the privilege of organizing a talk on Procedures in Industrial Court. Tuan Roslan bin Mat Nor, the Honorable Chairman of the Industrial Court Johor Bahru has graciously agreed to deliver a talk on the rudiments of Industrial Court practice and procedures for the… Read More

The Publications Sub Committee is now compiling materials for publication of this year’s edition of the Info Johore Bar for the year 2015/16. This year, the Info Johore Bar will also be published online and be made available for download as an e-book. The Publication Committee would like to invite members (and also pupils-in-chambers) to… Read More

The North Johore Affairs Sub-Committee is pleased to announce that an Informal Hi-Tea has been organized for the members of the Bar. The particulars of the function are as follows: Date: Thursday, 7th May 2015 Time: 4.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. Venue: Muar Traders Hotel Ayu Cafe, Level 3, No. 16 Jalan Petrie, Muar Johor… Read More

The 1st forum for 2015 will be held on Thursday, 23rd April 2015 at 4.00 p.m. at the Johore Bar Auditorium at Level 1 of the Johore Bar Building. The purpose of this forum is to gather feedback from members on the issues that they face in court, if any, and suggestions for improvement, if… Read More

Please be informed that the Royal Malaysian Customs’ GST Guide for Legal Practitioners (as at 3.1.2015) is available at the Royal Malaysian Customs website. The link for the said Guide is accessible directly here (for email copy of this circular) for members information. Members are advised to refer to this latest version of the Guide… Read More

We refer to Circular No. 6/15 dated 26th March 2015, the Seminar on Family Law was originally schedule on Thursday 9th April 2015, 9.30am to 5.30pm (registration at 9.00am). Due to unexpected circumstances, the Seminar Schedule has to be changed. Please take note that the new schedule is as follows: Date: Thursday, 9th April 2015… Read More

The following announcement was made by SSM today on its website: “Implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Dear Valued Customers, In line with the Government’s announcement on the implementation of GST, which will be applicable effective 1 April 2015, kindly be informed that the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) is a statutory body… Read More