Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Circular No. 72/20 | Online Forum Sexual Harassment: Investigation And Prosecution (29 Nov 2020)

The Johore Bar recognizes that a person’s reputation, honour and dignity are essential components that shape a person’s individuality and outlook on life. Sexual harassment poses a great threat to this wherein it violates a person’s reputation, honour and dignity by objectifying and degrading them, hence infringing their constitutional and private individual rights. With that …

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Circular No. 71/20: Dealing with Workplace Harassment in Law Firms (27 Nov 2020)

Please be informed that the Young Lawyers and Chambering Pupils and Continuing Professional Development Sub Committees is jointly organising a webinar entitled “Dealing with Workplace Harassment in Law Firms”. Pursuant to the successful launch of Johore Bar’s Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign on 19th November 2020, we now present our 2nd event of the Campaign. This …

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Circular No. 56/20: Online Defamation (22 Oct 2020)

Please be informed that the Young Lawyers and Chambering Pupils and Continuing Professional Development Sub Committees is jointly organising a seminar entitled “Online Defamation”. Most people now use Whatsapp or Facebook as their primary means of communication. This substantial increase of online communication has also led to more defamation suits being filed based on statements …

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Circular No. 55/20: Committal Proceedings And Contempt of Court in Civil Practice (17 Oct 2020)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development and Publications & Information Technology Sub Committees are jointly organising the above titled Webinar. Committal proceedings empower the courts to hold a person in contempt for refusing to obey a court order. Committal ensures that due administration of justice is possible and that litigants do not disregard …

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Circular No. 53/20: Hands-on Training for online hearings (2 Oct 2020)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development and the Publications & Information Technology Sub-Committees of the Johore Bar Committee are organising the above titled workshop. This workshop aims to provide hands-on training on how to conduct online hearings using the eAppellate program implemented by the Court. The workshop will cover – Installation of the …

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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 …

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Circular No. 42/20: Basics Of Defamation (13 Aug 2020)

Please be informed that the Young Lawyers and Chambering Pupils and Continuing Professional Development Sub Committees are jointly organising a seminar entitled “Basics of Defamation”. In this day and age of instantaneous and public communication, defamation suits are becoming more prevalent as a means to protect one’s reputation. Join us for this webinar to learn …

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Circular No. 40/20: Peace Of Mind Through Planning (7 Aug 2020)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development and the Publications & Information Technology Sub-Committees of the Johore Bar Committee are organising the above titled Webinar. This webinar aims to provide participants with an understanding of the following:- Wills & Intestacy Importance of inculcating the need for a Will Intestacy and its issue(s) Estate Duty …

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Circular No. 39/20: Setting Up Your Own Practice – Are You Ready? (25 July 2020)

Please be informed that the Young Lawyers and Chambering Pupils and Continuing Professional Development Sub Committees is jointly organising a seminar entitled “Setting Up Your Own Practice – Are you Ready?” This course aims to provide participants with an overview of the different practical considerations that have to be undertaken by a lawyer before they …

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Circular No. 38/20: Syariah Estate Planning – Faraid And Law Of Inheritance For Muslims (24 July 2020)

Please be informed that the Shariah and Publications & Information Technology Sub Committees are jointly organising the abovementioned Webinar. This webinar shall be by way of a live talk session which will look into issues on Islamic estate planning in Malaysia as well as a discussion on the legal and syariah requirements for the management …

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