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BC Circular No. 184/2019: International Investment Opportunities and the Ensuing Legal Work (24 Sept 2019)

Circular No. 50/19: Johore Bar’s Got Talent @ JBGT 2020

Dear Members, Good news!! If you had missed the chance to participate in America’s Got Talent @ AGT or X-Factor, fret not, for here is your chance to join in our very own Johore Bar’s Got Talent @ JBGT 2020. Instead of performing at Dolby Theatre, USA, you get to perform ‘live’ at our Johore …

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Circular No. 49/19: Seminar on Writing to Win: Effective And Persuasive Written Advocacy (20 Sept 2019)

The Johore Bar North Johor Affairs Sub Committee is organising the abovementioned seminar in Muar, Johor. Written advocacy forms an integral part of court work, often replacing or supplementing oral advocacy for hearings and after trial submissions. It is therefore of paramount importance that your written work submitted to court is effective and persuasive. The …

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Circular No. 48/19: Solvency Declaration Pursuant to Companies Act 2019 (26 Sept 2019)

(What Why Who When & How) Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing a Seminar on the Solvency Declaration pursuant to Companies Act 2016. The Companies Act 2016 (the Act) introduces substantial changes to the Malaysia corporate landscape and its impact on corporate law is inevitable.  One of the substantial changes …

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Circular No. 47/19: Seminar on Conveyancing Practice And Recent Developments (26 Sept 2019)

The Johore Bar North Johor Affairs Sub Committee is organising a seminar entitled “Conveyancing Practice and Recent Developments in 2019.” The seminar will be conducted by MR. YANG PEI KENG (MR. P K YANG, as he is popularly known), a senior member of the Johore Bar, currently a Consultant in Messrs Reginald Vallipuram & Co., …

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Circular No. 46/19: Seminar on Legal Framework on the Rights of the Child with Emphasis on their Contact with the Justice System (6 Sept 2019)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing a Seminar on the Legal Framework on the Rights of the Child with Emphasis on their Contact with the Justice System. Children’s rights are internationally recognized, primarily by the UN’s Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which Malaysia has been a state …

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Circular No. 45/19: Seminar on Employment Related Sexual Harassment And Social Media Misconduct (23 Aug 2019)

The Johore Bar North Johor Affairs Sub Committee is organising a seminar on sexual harassment and social media misconduct within the context of employment laws. Awareness on Sexual Harassment is gaining momentum in the world over with the #MeToo movement driving the change. What was previously kept under wraps is now being pursued openly. Liability …

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Circular No. 43/19: Solicitor’s Negligence – Avoiding Common Errors (15 Aug 2019) And Dealing with Disciplinary Board Complaints – How to Defend Yourself (16 Aug 2019)

SEMINARS ON SOLICITOR’S NEGLIGENCE – AVOIDING COMMON ERRORS DEALING WITH DISCIPLINARY BOARD COMPLAINTS – HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing a 2 Part Seminar on Solicitor’s Negligence and Dealing with Disciplinary Board Complaints. As with any profession, lawyers have to exercise reasonable skill and care in …

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In Memoriam l Suppiah a/l Pakrisamy

It is with great sadness that we record that Suppiah a/l Pakrisamy, who was a consultant of Messrs Abdul Raman Saad & Associates, Johor Bahru, Johore, passed away on 3rd August 2019. P. Suppiah was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1961 and the most senior member of …

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Circular No. 42/19: Johore Bar Online Directory

In conjunction with this year’s printed copies of the Johore Bar Directory, it is my pleasure to inform you that we have launched our very own online directory for our members. This online directory will allow you to promote your firms (and areas of practice) to the general public. Potential clients around the world will …

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