Circular No. 75/20: Professional Negligence in Construction (10 Dec 2020)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development and the Publications & Information Technology Sub-Committees of the Johore Bar Committee are organising the above titled Webinar.

This webinar aims to provide participants with an understanding of the following:-

  • Principles of negligence
  • Construction professionals
  • Professional standard
  • No unqualified undertaking to achieve the desired result
  • Defects or errors do not necessarily mean negligence
  • Duties of architects and engineers
  • Whether the construction professional has undertaken an unqualified obligation
  • Whether the construction professional can seek the assistance of specialists
  • Duties of the construction professional to the contractor
  • Duties of the construction professional to other parties

Particulars of the Webinar are as follows:

Date10th DECEMBER 2020 (THURSDAY)
Time11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
FeesRM20.00 FOR MEMBERS OF THE MALAYSIAN BAR
RM10.00 FOR PUPILS IN CHAMBERS / LAW STUDENTS
CPD point1 CPD point

About the Speaker

Dr Teng Kam Wah holds a PhD in construction law from the University of Malaya. He obtained both his LLB Hons and LLM degrees from the University of London. He first graduated with a science degree from the University of Malaya where he was awarded the University of Malaya Book Prize. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He was, for a brief period, the Group Legal Manager of one of the largest construction, infrastructure and property development companies in Malaysia where he gained invaluable industry experience. He was the 1st prize winner of the Vincent Powell-Smith Competition in construction law. He has taught law part-time at the University of Malaya. He has more than twenty law articles published in journals. He is the author of the book Construction Defect Claims in Malaysia (Sweet & Maxwell, 2019). He practises in construction dispute resolution as counsel, adjudicator and arbitrator.

Payment & Registration

The course is limited to 250 participants only on the Crowdcast Platform. To guarantee your space, payment and registration are required on a first come first serve basis. 

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

Account name: JOHORE BAR HOUSE & LIBRARY FUND

Bank: CIMB Bank Berhad

Account no.: 80-0933164-8

To register, please submit ALONG WITH PROOF OF PAYMENT, the following details by email to the Secretariat (secretariat@johorebar.org.my) on or before 9th December 2020 (Wednesday).

  • Name of participant(s) and the corresponding Membership Number/Petition Number;
  • Name of legal firm; and
  • Email address of each participant.

Once you provide the Secretariat with the above details and the proof of payment, you will receive an email with the registration link for the Webinar. Participants will also receive slides (if any – with the permission of the speaker) subsequent to the Webinar by way of email.

CPD points will be given upon completion of the whole session to participants who have attended until the end of the event and filled up the Attendance Form successfully.

We look forward to your participation. In the meantime, we hope that you are keeping safe and healthy!

AIMI SYARIZAD BINTI DATUK HJ. KUTHUBUL ZAMAN
CHAIRPERSON
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
SUB COMMITTEE
FADHIL IHSAN
CHAIRPERSON
PUBLICATION & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
SUB COMMITTEE
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