Circular No. 49/20: Basics of Medical Negligence (25 Sept 2020)

Please be informed that the Young Lawyers and Chambering Pupils and Continuing Professional Development Sub Committees is jointly organising a seminar entitled “Basics of Medical Negligence”.

This webinar is designed specifically for young legal practitioners who are interested in medical negligence and will be divided into four sections. In the first section, we will discuss the differences between practicing and studying medical law. In the second section, we explore the basic principles of medical negligence with an emphasis on the duties of care which a medical practitioner owes to a patient. The third section will comprise of practical tips for young practitioners. The final section of the webinar will be a Q&A session where questions posed by the attendees in respect of the topics covered by the webinar will be addressed.

Particulars of the Webinar are as follows:

DATE25TH SEPTEMBER 2020 (FRIDAY)
TIME3:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
FEESRM20.00 FOR MEMBERS OF THE MALAYSIAN BAR
RM10.00 FOR PUPILS IN CHAMBERS / LAW STUDENTS
CPD 1 CPD POINT

About the Speaker

Our speaker for this Webinar is Charlaine Adrienne Chin.

Upon being admitted to the Bar of England and Wales in 2010 as a member of the Honourable Society of Middle Temple in the United Kingdom, Charlaine undertook a stint at Des Voeux Chambers in Hong Kong. Subsequently, she read in chambers with Messrs Raja, Darryl & Loh, was called to the High Court of Malaya in 2012 and is currently a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team. Messrs Raja, Darryl & Loh’s Dispute Resolution practice group is currently ranked Tier 1 by Asia Pacific Legal 500 in its 2020 rankings.

Charlaine’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation. The bulk of her practice thus far has been in respect of medico-legal cases where she has represented medical practitioners accused of clinical malpractice in civil suits and in disciplinary inquiries held by the Malaysian Medical Council. Charlaine was part of the team that was involved in the host of landmark medical negligence appeals to the Federal Court which were reported in late 2017 and 2018. Apart from that, Charlaine also conducts trials and appeals at various levels of the Malaysian courts in respect of tortious and contractual claims involving, among others, sale of goods, banking and professional negligence.

Payment & Registration

The course is limited to 250 participants only on the Crowdcast Platform. To guarantee your space, payment and registration are required on a first come first serve basis.

Payment can be made by direct deposit or internet banking to:

Account name: JOHORE BAR HOUSE & LIBRARY FUND

Bank: CIMB Bank Berhad

Account no.: 80-0933164-8

To register, please submit ALONG WITH PROOF OF PAYMENT, the following details by email to the Secretariat (secretariat@johorebar.org.my) on or before 23rd September 2020 (Wednesday).

  1. Name of participant(s) and the corresponding Membership Number/Petition Number;
  2. Name of legal firm; and
  3. Email address of each participant.

Once you provide the Secretariat with the above details and the proof of payment, you will receive an email with the registration link for the Webinar. Participants will also receive slides (if any – with the permission of the speaker) subsequent to the Webinar by way of email.

CPD points will be given upon completion of the whole session to participants who have attended until the end of the event and filled up the Attendance Form successfully.

We look forward to your participation. In the meantime, we hope that you are keeping safe and healthy!

ANIS SYARIZAD BINTI DATUK HJ. KUTHUBUL ZAMAN
CHAIRPERSON
YOUNG LAWYERS AND CHAMBERING PUPILS 
SUB COMMITTEE
AIMI SYARIZAD BINTI DATUK HJ. KUTHUBUL ZAMAN
CHAIRPERSON
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
SUB COMMITTEE
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