Circular No. 28/15: Seminar Reviewing Industrial Court Awards (25 June 2015)

The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is organizing a Seminar on Reviewing Industrial Court Awards – Judicial review at the High Court.

The Seminar will cover as follows:

  • What is judicial review?
  • When can an Award of the Industrial Court be subjected to judicial review?
  • 2 stage process – apllication for an order of certiorari
  • Restrictive vs liberal approach to judicial review

Particulars of the Seminar are as follows:

Date 25th June 2015 (Thursday)
Time 3.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. (Registration at 2.30 p.m.)
Venue Level 1, Johore Bar Auditorium

No. 5 Jalan Tun Abd Razak

Susur 1/1 80000 Johor Bahru

Fees RM 63.60 for Members of the Johore Bar

RM 31.80 for Pupils-in-Chambers l Law Students

(Fees are inclusive of 6% GST)

CPD code T3/25062015/JHB/JHB152324/2 (2 CPD points)


About the Speaker

Ms. Suganthi Singam, graduated with an LLB (Hons) degree from University of Manchester and an LLM degree from University of Malaya. Her areas of specialization include collective bargaining; employment contracts and industrial actions; judicial review; mergers and acquisitions; dismissals; sexual harassment at the workplace; Employees Provident Fund and social security regulations; reorganization and retrenchment; trade disputes and union recognition; statutory benefits; and occupational health and safety issues. She has a wide experience in employment and judicial review matters, and has conducted hearings at all levels of the Courts.

Registration must be accompanied with payment to guarantee your place and is on a first-come first served basis limited to the first 90 members who register. Cash/Cheque should be crossed and made payable to JOHORE BAR HOUSE & LIBRARY FUND. Fee paid is non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.

If a particpant is unable to attend, a replacement is allowed provided that the Secretariat of the Johore Bar is notified in writing prior to the commencement of the event. Certificate of attendance will be given to participants who have successfully attended the talk. However, certificate of attendance shall not be awarded to late comers or those participants who attend this event after 15 minutes upon its commencement.

Please be advised that certain supplies of goods and services that we make may be subject to GST, and we are required to levy GST on such taxable goods and services from 1 Apr 2015. Kindly also note that we reserve the right to implement any necessary changes to our policies on goods and services that we may supply or on supplies we may receive from vendors.

Please direct all correspondence (including completed registrations forms and proof of payment) to the Johore Bar Secretariat not later than Tuesday, 23rd June 2015.


Santhi Balachandran


Continuing Professional Development

Sub Committee

Circular No. 28-15 Seminar Reviewing Industrial Court Awards (25 June 2015)

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