Circular No. 19/17: Seminar For Lawyers on Managing Office & Clients’ Accounts (14 June 2017)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organising a seminar for lawyers on managing office & clients’ accounts.

Particulars of the Seminar are as follows:

Date 14th June 2017 (Wednesday)
Time 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. (Registration at 8.30 a.m.)
Venue Level 1, Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium

Johore Bar Building

No. 5 Jalan Tun Abdul Razak

Susur 1/1 80000 Johor Bahru

Fees RM 100.00 for Members of the Johore Bar;

RM 50.00 for Members Admitted from 1 July 2011;

RM 50.00 for Pupils-in-Chambers | Law Students; and

RM 120.00 for Non-Members

(Fees are inclusive of 6% GST)

CPD code T3/14062017/JHB/JHB172378/6 (6 CPD points)

The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Managing Accounts of Legal Firm
  • What it takes to manage these accounts
  • Managing Partnership Accounts
  • Principle of Accrual
  • Managing Office Accounts
  • Laws & Regulations
  • Accounting Reports as Management Tools
  • Personnel Performance Evaluation, Debtors’ Aging Schedule, Bank Recon, Credit Notes, Cancelled Invoices & Bad Debts, etc.
  • Managing Clients’ Accounts
  • Laws & Regulations
  • Accounting Reports as Management Tools
  • Clients’ Ledger & Fiduciary Duty
  • Auditors’ Report & Sijil Annual

Rule 6 of the Solicitors’ Accounting Rules, 1991 Effective supervision of accounting staff & staff dealing with monies.

  • System of internal Controls, as check and balance.
  • Pitfalls to avoid
  • Taking positive advantages of Income Tax Act 1967 Revenue & its taxability
  • Expenses & its “allow-ability”

About the Speaker

Lim Kien Chai, a legal practitioner is a Chartered Accountant and an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and has a multi-disciplinary professional and career background spanning over a period of more than 30 years. He holds the following academic and professional qualifications: Bachelor Degree of Accounting from the University of Malaya (Hons); Bachelor Degree of Law from the University of London (Hons); Chartered Institute of Management Accountants from the United Kingdom; Post-graduate professional qualification in Certified Internal Auditor from the United States of America; and Certificate of Legal Practice from Malaysia. He was a Past President of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia.

Registration must be accompanied with payment to guarantee your place and is on a first-come first served basis.

CPD points and Certificate of attendance will be given upon completion of the whole session to participants who have attended until the end of the event.

Cash/Cheque should be crossed and made payable to JOHORE BAR HOUSE & LIBRARY FUND. Fee paid is non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.

Please direct all correspondence (including completed registration form and proof of payment) to the Johore Bar Secretariat not later than Tuesday, 13th June 2017.


Santhi a/p Balachandran
Continuing Professional Development

Circular No. 19-17 Seminar For Lawyers on Managing Office & Clients Accounts (14 June 2017)

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