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Circular No. 14/15: Info Johore Bar 2015 (Call for Content and Members)

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 …

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Circular No. 13/15: Seminar for Lawyers on Managing Office and Clients’ Accounts (8 May 2015)

The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is organizing a seminar for Lawyers on Managing Office and Clients’ Accounts. This seminar aims to give a general yet good insight into the following areas: 1) Accounting for Legal Firm & Practices 2) Specific to Office & Client Accounts 3) Pitfalls to avoid 4) Revenue …

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Circular No. 12/15: Johore Bar Informal Hi-Tea (7 May 2015)

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 …

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Circular No. 11/15: Johore Bar Forum on Court Issues

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 …

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Circular No. 10/15: GST Guide for Legal Practitioners

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 …

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Circular No. 9/15: Seminar on Family Law (9 Apr 2015)

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 …

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Circular No. 8/15: SSM and GST

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 …

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Circular No. 7/15: GST on Real Property Transactions

1. The Conveyancing Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar Committee intends to invite The Royal Malaysian Customs Department to conduct a briefing to members of the Johore Bar on GST relating to real property transactions. 2. Before we write to the Royal Malaysian Customs Department, we invite members to let us have your feedback or questions …

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Circular No. 6/15: Seminar on Family Law (9 Apr 2015)

The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar in collaboration with the Bar Council CPD Department is organizing a seminar on Family Law. This seminar is ideal for Members who have up to five years of experience in handling family law matters. The seminar will include discussions on the basic law and cases as …

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Circular No 5/15: 69th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Malaysian Bar (Tomorrow!)

Please be reminded of the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE MALAYSIAN BAR which will be held as follows: DAY & DATE: SATURDAY, 14th MARCH 2015 TIME: 10.00 A.M. VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM, LEVEL 1, CONVENTION CENTRE RENAISSANCE KUALA LUMPUR HOTEL CORNER OF JALAN SULTAN ISMAIL AND JALAN AMPANG 50450 KUALA LUMPUR   For the convenience of …

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