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Circular No. 77/20: Survey – Minimum Starting Salary For Newly-Qualified Legal Assistants

Pursuant to the Bar Council Circular No. 004/2020 dated 7th January 2020, an online survey titled “National Survey on Minimum Salary of Young Lawyers” (“the National Survey”) was conducted by the Bar Council National Young Lawyers and Pupils Committee (“NYLPC”). The National Survey was conducted to gain an insight into the nationwide perspective towards the …

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Circular No. 66/20 | Sexual Harassment in the Legal Workspace (19 Nov 2020)

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Circular No. 65/20: Update on the Operation of Johor Bahru Courts in Bangunan MSC Cyberport

We have been notified of the temporary suspension of operation of court business at the JB High Courts (Civil) and Subordinate Courts (Civil), including mediation centres and the service counters, at Bangunan MSC Cyberport.  The suspension is for 14 days, in effect from 01/11/2020 until 14/11/2020. The notification issued by the Chief Registrar, Federal Court …

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Circular No. 64/20: Update on the Covid-19 situation at JB Courts in Bangunan MSC Cyberport

Early this morning (29/10/2020), Tuan Mohamad Haldar bin Abdul Aziz, Director of Courts JB informed me that Puan Siti Fatimah, Interpreter to Judicial Commissioner Tuan Ahmad Murad, High Court JB tested positive for Covid-19. Puan Affina Haryani (Interpreter JB Sessions Court 3) too is now confirmed as positive. All operations at the Johor Bahru High …

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Circular No. 62/20: Correction to JBC Circular 59/20

I had, at the last paragraph of the Circular referred, stated that Puan Salawati had clarified the matter of the WhatsApp message. The clarification had been provided by Puan Lailawati. The error is deeply regretted and I extend my sincere apologies to Puan Salawati. SHAHAREEN BEGUM BINTI ABDUL SUBHAN CHAIRMAN

CIRCULAR NO. 59/20: NOTIFICATION ON COURT MATTERS, JOHORE BAHRU

The Johore Bar Committee has been informed that the interpreter of Johor Bahru Sessions Court 3, Puan Affina Haryani, has, this morning, been identified as a close contact of a Covid-19 positive person. She is now in quarantine and awaiting her Covid-19 test results. Due to this situation, JBC has been in contact with the …

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Bar Council | Circular No 357/2020 | National Land Code (Revised 2020) (Act 828)

Circular No 357/2020 Dated 20 Oct 2020 To Members of the Malaysian Bar National Land Code (Revised 2020) (Act 828) Please be informed that under the authority of the Revision of Laws Act 1968, the Commissioner of Law Revision, Malaysia, has revised the National Land Code.  It is now revised as Act 828 and gazetted …

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Circular No. 52/20 | RE: Malacca Bar Committee’s Circular No. 70 of 2020

We enclose herewith the Malacca Bar Committee’s Circular No. 70 of 2020 in respect of “Outcome of Meeting regarding parking issues at AEON (Jaya Jusco), Ayer Keroh”, the contents of which are self-explanatory. Members are advised to take note and be guided accordingly. SHAHAREEN BEGUM BINTI ABDUL SUBHAN CHAIRMAN

Circular No. 51/20: Application Closed | Invitation to apply for Yayasan Pembangunan Keluarga Darul Ta’zim panelship

Please be informed that the application for Yayasan Pembangunan Keluarga Darul Ta’zim [YPKDT] panelship for its Skim Bantuan Guaman Wanita Negeri Johor is now closed. As there was an overwhelming response, the Johore Bar Committee will submit the first 20 applications to YPKDT, on a first come first served basis. The remaining applications received by …

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