The Conveyancing Sub-Committee will be having a dialogue session with Pejabat Pengarah Tanah Dan Galian Johor (“PTG”) to highlight issues and problems faced by members in relation to conveyancing work connected with PTG or any of the land offices concerned. Therefore, the Sub-Committee requests for feedback and information from members on the issues and problems… Read More

The Annual Johore Bar Futsal Tournament is back again! This has become a popular and well received event amongst members and the courts. It has now become a ‘must have’ event for Johore Bar. We thank the members for your support to this event. The Sports Sub-Committee is now organizing the 2018 edition of the… Read More

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organising a seminar entitled Maritime Law. The topics covered in the talk will include the following: Admiralty Law An introduction to in rem proceedings. The differences between actions in rem and actions in personam/a civil suit. The types of claims that allow for pre-judgment security.… Read More

Please be informed that the Shariah and Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committees is jointly organising a seminar entitled Conventional Banking vs Islamic Banking. The topics covered in the talk will include the following: Introduction to conventional banking Introduction to Islamic banking Mechanics of conventional and Islamic banking Difference between conventional and Islamic banking Particulars of the… Read More

Kindly be informed that commencing from 15.8.2018 filing of Power of Attorney at all the High Courts will be done by way of e-filing. Members are requested to be ready and prepared with their e-filing infrastructures before the said commencement date. The Courts will not accept manual filing of the PA from 15.8.2018.  The Chief… Read More

This article is reproduced from here on the Malaysian Bar website. Contributed by R Jayabalan, Chairperson, Bar Council Small Firm Practice Committee The Legal Profession (Group Law Practice) Rules 2018,  which came into operation on 30 June 2018, is a culmination of the Bar Council’s initiative over the years — through its Small Firms Practice… Read More

The responsibility to robe pupil The Committee’s attention was drawn to recent instances of pupils or family members requesting the master or solicitor moving the call to apply to the Court for a family member to robe the pupil upon admission to the Bar by the Presiding Judge. The Committee would like to bring to… Read More

The Johore Bar Human Rights Sub Committee is organising a workshop on how to handle inquests in court for the benefit of members and pupils-in-chambers. This workshop will provide an overview of the law on inquests, preparation for inquests, issues that arise when conducting inquests, and gathering of evidence. We cordially invite all Members of… Read More