Circular No. 20/15: Seminar Technology For Law Firms: Revised To Cover GST Accounting (27 & 28 May 2015)

The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is organizing a seminar on Technology for Law Firms: Revised To Cover GST Accounting. The seminar will be conducted in Muar and Johor Bahru respectively for the benefit of all members of the Johor Bar.

The seminar is directed at how law firms can use technology to improve operational efficiency and boost productivity through a platform that not only handles the administration and tracking of files and cases, but is also integrated with a strong accounting component that implement Goods and Services Tax (“GST”) tracking for client billing.

Particulars of the Seminar are as follows:




Date Wednesday, 27th May 2015 Date Thursday, 28th May 2015
Time 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Time 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
  (Registration at 3.00 p.m.)   (Registration at 3.00 p.m.)
Venue Level 2, Pelangi 3 Venue Level 1, Johore Bar Auditorium
  Hotel Pelangi Muar, Johor   No. 5 Jalan Tun Abdul Razak
  79 Jalan Sisi, 84000 Muar, Johor   Susur 1/1 80000 Johor Bahru
CPD code T3/27052015/JHB/JHB152289/2 CPD
  (2 CPD points)   (2 CPD points)

Admission is free but advance registration is required.

This seminar is open to Members of the Bar, pupil in chambers and law firm staffs.

The seminar will focus on:

  • the generic components of a full-featured Case / Matter Management System (“CMS”);
  • how to use cloud services as an integral part of your law firm’s operation;
  • how to adopt zero software costs and minimise information and communication technologies (“ICT”) expenses in a typical law firm;
  • the comparison of different bookkeeping and accounting technologies;
  • how to adopt and implement GST tracking for all your client billing; and
  • the use of a CMS as the core software for your firm.

Ideal for sole proprietors and small firms, this talk will provide a useful perspective on how technology can, with the right affordable platform, reduce time spent tracking files; provide a reliable and self-directed system for the administration of your law firm; and allow regular reporting for accounting and GST payment tracking.

About the speaker

Ng Sheau Feng has over 20 years of business and technical experience in the ICT industry. He started his career as a computer engineer, network and operating systems engineer, independent ICT consultant and web application developer, and later held various top management positions as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Technology Officer, and Vice President, of Internet and multimedia companies.

Seats will be allocated on a first-come, first served basis for 90 registered participants. Kindly book your seats early by completing the enclosed Registration Form attached and returned it by fax to 06-953 2468 for Muar session / 07-276 1188 for Johor Bahru session not later than Tuesday, 26th May 2015.


Santhi Balachandran


Continuing Professional Development

Sub Committee

Circular No. 20-15 Seminar Technology for Law Firms l Revised to Cover GST Accounting (27 & 28 May 2015)1

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