Circular No. 40/19: Seminar on Preparing For a Court of Appeal Hearing (8 Aug 2019)

This circular is issued further to our Circular No. 35/19 dated 4th July 2019. We are pleased to inform you that the Seminar entitled Preparing For a Court of Appeal hearing has been rescheduled to 8th August 2019. In light of that, we are opening up registration for the Seminar again. Therefore, members of the Johore Bar and pupils in chambers who may have missed signing up at the last date may now take the opportunity and are encouraged to submit your registration forms as soon as possible.

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 array of experience, point out methods that work and highlight those that do not.

He will take you through issues such as (but not limited to):-

  • Identifying questions of law
  • Using pivotal passages of case law
  • Best usage of time

If you have ever had a sleepless night prior to your appearance at the Court of Appeal, wondering of the best way to present your case, or even your chances of success, then this Seminar is for you.

Particulars of the Seminar are as follows:

Date 8th August 2019 (Thursday)
Time 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Registration at 2:00 p.m.)
Venue Level 1, Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium
Johore Bar Building
No. 5 JalanTun Abdul Razak
Susur 1/1 80000 Johor Bahru
Fees RM 60.00 for Members of the Johore Bar
RM 30.00 for Pupils-in-Chambers l Law Students
CPD code T3/08082019/JHB/JHB193427/3 (3 CPD points)

About the Speaker

MR. GK GANESAN concentrates on corporate, civil and arbitration matters. For some years now, he has taken on the role of litigation counsel, and has a propensity for corporate matters. Most of his litigation matters are at the High Court and Court of Appeal.

He is an international commercial arbitrator, and a panel arbitrator of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration. He is also a fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Arbitration and a member of the London Court of International Arbitration.

On a scholastic level, he is an author-contributor to Malaysian Court Form, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Volume Two, as well as Malaysian Court Practice (commonly known as the “Red Books”). In 2001, he authored Bankruptcy Law in Malaysia and Singapore: A Sourcebook of Principles, Practice and Procedure, which is his second work in bankruptcy law.

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.

Payment can be made by direct deposit or internet banking to:


Bank: CIMB Bank Berhad

Account no.: 80-0933164-8

Please direct all correspondence (including completed registration form and proof of payment) to the Johore Bar Secretariat by email to or by fax 07-276 1188 not later than Wednesday 7th August 2019.





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