Circular 2019

Circular No. 53/19: Public Forum Titled Death Penalty: Is It Necessary (17 Oct 2019)

The Human Rights Sub Committee is organizing a public forum titled Death Penalty: Is it Necessary? This forum will look onto the evolution and metamorphosis of capital punishment in Malaysia, methods of capital punishment worldwide, capital offences as well as arguments for and against the abolition of the death penalty by the Retentionist and Abolitionist. …

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Circular No. 52/19: Community Service Programme Between the Johore Bar And Pertubuhan Kebajikan Pemulihan Dalam Komuniti (PDK) Sayangku Taman Yayasan (6 Oct 2019)

The North Johore Affairs Sub-Committee is very pleased to inform members of the upcoming event as above, which is a collaboration between the Johore Bar and Pertubuhan Kebajikan Pemulihan Dalam Komuniti [PDK] Sayangku Taman Yayasan (“PKPDK Sayangku”). A little about PKPDK Sayangku PKPDK Sayangku is a community centre set up under the auspices of Jabatan …

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Circular No. 51/19: Seminar on Practical Aspect of Electronic Evidence (4th Oct 2019)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing a Seminar on the Practical Aspect of Electronic Evidence. In this day and age, evidence is gathered from increasingly diverse electronic sources such as websites, closed circuit cameras, digital photographs, emails, text messages and even social media. Therefore, presenting electronic evidence at trial has …

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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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