After a successful run in Johor Bahru, the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is pleased to organize the seminar on the fundamentals of cross-examination in civil and commercial trials in Muar, Johor.
The seminar is designed to teach basic skills and to impart useful lessons and pointers for young advocates to utilise in their cross-examination of witnesses.
The seminar will deal with:
- the objective and purpose of cross-examination;
- the nature of cross-examination in civil and commercial matters;
- common mistakes made during cross-examination; and
- practical tips for young lawyers.
Particulars of the Seminar are as follows:
|Date||10th December 2015 (Thursday)|
|Time||3.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. (Registration at 3.00 p.m.)|
|Venue||Level 3, Muar Traders Hotel
No. 16 Jalan Petrie
|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, seminar materials, certificate of attendance, and coffee break)
|CPD code||T3/10122015/JHB/JHB152448/1 (1 CPD point)|
About the speaker
Brendan Navin Siva is a B Ec / LLB graduate of the University of Sydney and was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1999. Brendan is the Chairperson of the Subcommittee on Advocacy Training Course of the Bar Council Professional Standards and Development Committee. He has conducted training sessions in Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Malacca, Johor Bahru, Kuantan, Muar, Alor Setar, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu.
In 2013, Brendan was elected to the Executive Committee of the International Advocacy Training Council, as the Malaysian Bar’s representative. Brendan was the first Malaysian to be invited by the General Council of the Bar of South Africa to join their international faculty of advocacy trainers for the Advanced Advocacy Training Course at the Wallenberg Centre, Stellenbosch in January 2014. He was also the first Malaysian to be invited by the South Eastern Circuit Bar Mess Foundation to join their international faculty of advocacy trainers for the Advanced International Advocacy Course at Keble College, Oxford in August 2014.
Registration must be accompanied with payment to guarantee your place and is on a first-come first served basis.
Cash/Cheque should be crossed and made payable to Johore Bar House & Library Fund
Please direct all correspondence (including completed registrations forms and proof of payment) to the Johore Bar Secretariat not later than Wednesday, 9th December 2015.
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