Events With CPD Points

Circular No. 37/19: Workshop on Procedural Laws and Practical Issues on Family Law (26 July 2019)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing a full day Workshop on the Procedural Laws and Practical Issues on Family Law. The Workshop aims to provide the participants with a thorough understanding of the practice and procedure of Family Law. The Workshop will cover a spectrum of issues, from the best …

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Circular No. 35/19: Seminar on Preparing For A Court of Appeal Hearing (16 July 2019)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing a Seminar entitled Preparing For a Court of Appeal hearing. Mr G K Ganesan, renowned for his appearances at the Appellate Courts as Counsel will share his tips and techniques to get you closer to succeeding at your appeal. He will share his vast …

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Circular No. 33/19: Seminar Civil Trial Preparatory Work (12 July 2019)

Please be informed that the Young Lawyers and Chambering Pupils and Continuing Professional Development Sub Committees is jointly organising a seminar entitled “Civil Trial Preparatory Work” This course aims to provide participants with an overview of the preparatory work that has to be undertaken by a Counsel, to be ready for the trial. The rules …

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Circular No. 31/19: Professional Standards Course (Ethics Lecture Programme) on 30 & 31 July 2019

The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing the above course which is COMPULSORY for all pupils. Pupils will need to pass a written test evaluation at the end of the Professional Standards Course. In conjunction with the course, the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee together with the Social Sub-Committee is organizing a dinner. Invitations to the …

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YBGK Circular No. 01/19: Invitation to Attend Yayasan Bantuan Guaman Kebangsaan (“YBGK”) Training, Parts One and Two: Remand, Bail and Mitigation (6 July 2019)

We are pleased to inform you that the Bar Council YBGK Committee is organizing YBGK training sessions of Parts One and Two for members who have signed up to provide legal aid in criminal cases under the YBGK scheme. Particulars of the training are as follows: Date 6th July 2019, Saturday Time 9:00 a.m. to …

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CPD PRIME: 1. Land Law – Removal of Private Caveat, 2. Winding-Up: Practice and Procedure (25 July 2019)

Circular No. 28/19: Seminar on Conveyance – From Buy to Bequeath (24 June 2019)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing a seminar entitled “Conveyance – From Buy to Bequeath” featuring 12 members of the Bar Council Conveyancing Practice Committee. The topics span the conveyancing spectrum – from issues relating to housing development and updates on related legislation, to financing products and estate matters. The …

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Circular No. 27/19: Seminar Legal Documentation for Islamic Financing (18 June 2019)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing a Seminar on Legal Documentation for Islamic Financing: Sale-Based Structures. With the rise of institutions practicing Islamic Finance across the nation, it would be a severe handicap not to have knowledge on the subject. In order to illuminate the process of drawing up of …

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Circular No. 24/19: Seminar Advocacy, Court Room Etiquette and Ethics (24 May 2019)

As litigation lawyers, much of our day to day work involves interacting with the Judges and the Opposing Counsel. How one conducts themselves during these interactions are therefore an important part of the litigation process.  Hence, the Young Lawyers and Chambering Pupils and Continuing Professional Development Sub Committees is jointly organising a seminar entitled “Advocacy, …

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Circular No. 22/19: Statute of Rome, Role of ICC And Sovereignty of Malaysia (16 May 2019)

On March 4th 2019, Malaysia signed the Instrument of Accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (“Statute of Rome”) much to the delight of both national and international Human Rights organizations. The said delight however, was short-lived because not a month later, on April 5th 2019, Malaysia withdrew from ratifying the Statute …

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