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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. 54/20 | Re: Media Statement by the Pejabat Tanah Dan Galian Negeri Johor

We enclose herewith the self-explanatory media statement issued by the Pejabat Tanah Dan Galian Negeri Johor entitled “Pemberian Rebat Cukai Tanah 2020-2022 di seluruh negeri Johor Darul Ta’zim Tempoh Bayaran Cukai.” Members are advised to take note and be guided accordingly. SHAHAREEN BEGUM BINTI ABDUL SUBHAN CHAIRMAN

In Memoriam | Ooi Sam Hing @ Ooi Sam Heng

It is with great sadness that we record that Ooi Sam Hing @ Ooi Sam Heng who was a Partner at Messrs Ooi Sam Heng & Associates, in Muar Johore, passed away on 28 Sept 2020. Ooi Sam Hing @ Ooi Sam Heng was admitted to the Bar in 1986. The wake will be held …

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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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Circular No. 50/20: Anonymous complaint letters

Of late, the Johore Bar Committee [“JBC”] has been receiving undated, anonymous complaint letters. JBC is unable to deliberate on or act on the basis of anonymous complaint letters. To enable JBC to act on issues, members are advised to submit their complaints dated, complete with sender’s particulars. We remind members that complaints and complainants …

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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. 48/20: Invitation to apply for Yayasan Pembangunan Keluarga Darul Ta’zim Panelship

On the request of Yayasan Pembangunan Keluarga Darul Ta’zim [“YPKDT”], members of the State Bar are invited to apply for placement onto YPKDT’s panel of lawyers.  YPKDT intends to launch its Skim Bantuan Guaman Wanita Negeri Johor in the year 2021. The objective of this scheme to provide legal services to women in the B40 …

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Circular No. 47/20: Gearing up for online hearings (9 Sept 2020)

This webinar intends to expose members to the various methods and tools to prepare them for conducting their cases online and will cover the following topics – Choosing the right equipment. Essential tools and applications. PDF handling and usage for online hearings. Review of the Court’s eAppellate process Webinar will be streamed live on Crowdcast …

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Circular No. 46/20: Video Conferencing Facilities at Johore Bar Secretariat

As we gear towards the use of video conferencing for online hearings, the Johore Bar Committee has made available two (2) computers for use by members. These computers have been pre-loaded with the necessary software and hardware for the purpose of video conferencing, word processing and internet browsing. We ask that members do not leave …

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