The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar in collaboration with the Bar Council Professional Indemnity Insurance Committee is organizing a WORKSHOP ON GETTING STARTED! that will be conducted by the PII Committee of the Bar Council.

Particulars of the Workshop are as follows:

 

 

Date

1st November 2014 (Saturday)

Time

9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. (Registration at 8.30 a.m.)

Venue

Level 1, Johore Bar Auditorium

No. 5 Jalan Tun Abd Razak

Susur 1/1 80000 Johor Bahru

Fees

RM 100.00 for Members of the Johore Bar;

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

RM 150.00 for Non-members

 

Note: The Fee is inclusive of materials, certificate of attendance, tea breaks and luncheon.

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

 

MODULE 1

MODULE 2

FIRST STEPS: WHO, WHAT,

WHERE, WHEN AND HOW?

The Fundamentals of Legal Practice

Going Solo or Finding a Partner

Partnership Agreement

Retainer Letter(s) / Agreement(s)

Office Management 101

Accounting and Taxation

A Lawyer’s Guide to Bookkeeping and Accounting

Appreciating Your Financial Statements

Understanding Tax

AMLATFA Briefing

Bar Council and You: Obligations and Privileges

Statutory Requirements

Professional Indemnity Insurance

THE BIG LEAP: STRATEGY FOR GROWTH

Conveyancing in a Competitive Climate

Conveyancing Practice Using Checklist / KIV Systems

Understanding Solicitors’ Account Rules / Solicitors’ Remuneration Order

Avoiding Fraud

Winning Ways through Civil Litigation Practice

Civil Litigation Processes Using Checklist / KIV Systems

Avoiding Claims / Negligence

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Lawyers thinking of setting up firms, who have just established their firms, needing a refresher or joining a partnership.

WHY

· Covers everything from the fundamentals of legal practice, accounting, taxation, conveyancing to litigation.

· Plus bonus giveaways!

Kindly book your seats early by completing the enclosed Registration Form and returning it together the requisite payment to the Johore Bar Secretariat not later than Monday, 27th October 2014.


Payment may be made by Cheque or Cash. Cheques should be made payable to JOHORE BAR HOUSE & LIBRARY FUND.


Kindly take note that attendance at this Seminar will earn you 6 CPD Points.

Event code: T3/01112014/BC/JB141110/6

 


SANTHI BALACHANDRAN

CHAIRPERSON

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

SUB-COMMITTEE

 

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