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The Malaysian Bar KL Legal Aid Centre

PDC Seminar on Family Law Practice in the Mediation System on 17.05.2012


PDC Seminar on Family Law Practice in the Mediation System on 17.05.2012

As part of its Professional Development Programme, the PDC is pleased to present the above Seminar by Ms Lim Siew Symn and Ms Tong Soo Tim on Thursday, 17.05.2012 at 2.30pm at the KL Bar Auditorium, 10th Floor, Wisma Kraftangan, No.9, Jalan Tun Perak, 50050 Kuala Lumpur.
Areas to be covered
1.   Arguing for Family Law Practice as a Specialised Area of Practice
2.   How to handle Family Law matters 
3.   Various options available for resolving Family Breakups
4.   Mediation vs. Litigated Divorce
5.   The Mediator's Role
6.   Mediation Costs
About the Speakers
Lim Siew Symn was called to the Bar in 1993 and has worked in private practice in Kuala Lumpur and in-house in Singapore and the US. She took a keen interest in Mediation in 2009 and is an accredited Mediator with the Malaysian Mediation Centre. She oversees the family law practice at Thomas Philip, which is particularly committed to offering Mediation in resolving family disputes.  
Tong Soo Tim was called to the Bar in 1994. Starting her practice in Civil Litigation, she quickly found her specific interest in Family Law, and has been specialising in Family Law and Probate Practice since 1998. Her interest in Family matters includes seeking alternative dispute resolution approaches to help families arrive at amicable, practical and affordable solutions to their problems. She is also an Accredited Mediator with the Malaysian Mediation Centre.
Pupils-in-Chambers / Law Students – RM30.00 per participant
Members of the Bar – RM60.00 per participant
Non-Members – RM100.00 per participant
Registration Must be Accompanied With Payment to Guarantee Your Place
Only 120 Seats Available. Click here to register.
• Registration is Strictly on a First-Come, First-Served Basis
• The Organisers Reserve the Right to Postpone or Cancel the Seminar if Necessary
• Fee paid is non-refundable unless the Seminar is cancelled by the Organisers.  If a participant is unable to attend, a replacement participant is allowed.
• The registration counter will be opened for registration at 2.00pm on the day of the event.  The Seminar will start at 2.30pm sharp. Please be punctual.
For registration information, please contact Tini/Mas.
For further inquiries please contact Melissa at the KL Bar Sectretariat 03-26933585 or email at
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