Invitation to join KLBC Subcommittees for 2018/19

Invitation to join the Gender Equality & Diversity Committee and Notice of First Meeting on 3 May 2018

The KLBC is committed to promoting excellence, diversity, respect and inclusion at the Bar consistent with the principles of justice and equality.

Towards this end, the Gender Equality & Diversity Committee (GEDC) has been established to lead the development, implementation and initiatives designed to:

  • support a non-discriminatory workplace culture at the bar;
  • identify and seek to address barriers and unconscious bias that are faced by members based on gender, sexuality or disability which may hamper genuine equality of opportunity;
  • educate members on best equality and diversity practices through the development of introductory and more advanced training modules.

If you would like to join the committee, please fill up the form here.

Notice of 1st Meeting

The GEDC will be having its first meeting for the term 2018/2019 at the following time and place:

Date: 3 May 2018
Time: 5:30 pm
Venue: KL Bar Auditorium
4th Floor, Wisma Hangsam
No. 1 Jalan Hang Lekir
50000 Kuala Lumpur

Regards,

Goh Siu Lin and Sharmila Ravindran
Co-Chairpersons
Gender Equality & Diversity Committee


Invitation to join the Young Lawyers Committee and Notice of Second Meeting on 21 May 2018

The Young Lawyers Committee (YLC) promotes and represents the interest of junior members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar. The work and activities of the Young Lawyers Committee are in the following areas:

1. Welfare and Social Justice;
2. Career Development and Progression;
3. Training and Entry to the Bar;
4. Networking Within and Beyond the Bar.

Our past events include:

A. Annual Charity Night.
B. Business Development Workshops for Young Lawyers.
C. Financial Planning Seminars for Young Lawyers.
D. Networking events with other young professionals.
E. Sexual Harassment Awareness Talks for Young Lawyers.

If you would like to join the committee, please fill up the form here.

Notice of 2nd Meeting

The YLC will be having its first meeting for the term 2018/2019 at the following time and place:

Date: 21 May 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: KL Bar Auditorium
4th Floor, Wisma Hangsam
No. 1 Jalan Hang Lekir
50000 Kuala Lumpur

Regards,

New Sin Yew
Chairperson
Young Lawyers Committee


Invitation to join the Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee

Dear Members of the KL Bar and Pupils-In-Chambers,

The KLBC Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee (CCPC) for the term 2018/19 is calling for volunteers to serve on the committee which has been established to:

• To identify and resolve issues encountered by members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar in the area of corporate and/or conveyancing practices and to assist members in dealing with banks and related government departments, including the Land Offices and Registries, Stamp Duty Offices, Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) and Securities Commission Malaysia (SC);

• To enhance the relationship and communication amongst all parties and stakeholders involved in the corporate and/or conveyancing practices;

• To work hand-in-hand with the Conveyancing Practice Committee and the Corporate and Commercial Law Committee of the Bar Council, the Selangor Bar and other State Bars (as and when necessary) to achieve the above objectives.

If you would like to join the committee, please fill up this form:

Kind Regards,

Vivekananda Sukumaran
Chairperson
Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee


Invitation to join the Civil Practice and Court Liaison Committee

Dear Members of the KL Bar and Pupils-In-Chambers,

The KLBC Civil Practice and Court Liaison Committee (CPCLC) for the term 2018/19 is calling for volunteers to serve on the committee which has been established to:

– Continuous engagement and discussions with the Judiciary for the improvement of the administration of justice;
– Setting in place procedures and system to enhance the practice of law in the Kuala Lumpur Courts;
– Dealing with complaints of members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar in relation to their practice in the Kuala Lumpur Courts.

If you would like to join the committee, please fill up the form:

Kind Regards,

Muhendaran Suppiah
Chairperson
Civil Practice and Court Liaison Committee


Invitation to join the Information Technology and Publications Committee

The Information Technology and Publications Committee (ITPC) for the term 2018/19 is calling for volunteers to serve on the committee which has been established to:

  • Promote the use of Information Technology (IT) by lawyers;
  • Explore new ways in which IT can improve members’ professional practice;
  • Improve the communication of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee (“KLBC”) with members on issues and concerns of members;
  • Responsible for the enhancement of the IT system at the KL Bar Secretariat;
  • Oversee the management of the KL Bar Website (klbar.org.my), development of website, App and Membership Management And Payment System and all other Social Media network that KLBC operates;
  • Create public awareness on Laws related to IT;
  • Professional Development Courses on Laws related to IT for members;
  • Focus on the publication of selected materials on the KL Bar Blog for members of the Malaysian Bar.

If you would like to join the committee, please fill up the form here.

Regards,

Foong Cheng Leong
Chairperson
Information Technology and Publications Committee


Invitation to join the Professional Development Committee and Notice of First Meeting on 2 May 2018

Dear Members of the KL Bar and Pupils-In-Chambers, The Professional Development Committee (“PDC”) for the term 2018/19 is calling for volunteers to serve on the committee which has been established to:

• Develop and implement Professional Development programmes for members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar. It offers members and pupils, through its various programmes, an opportunity to fortify their legal knowledge and updates in the legal developments in their area of expertise. This would include programmes designed to ensure that pupils and members are equipped with all relevant skills to meet the challenges of this competitive industry;

• The PDC is also designed to inculcate and imbue the importance of professional development so as to ensure the overall objective of career development and advancement;

• To develop training and delivery skills for members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar who are interested to be speakers for the PD programmes or as speakers or trainers for other programmes as an extension of their professional practice.

• The PDC will assist in organising programmes for members in order to have sufficient avenues to collect CPD points, in light of the CPD Scheme.

If you are keen to serve, please fill up this form.

Notice of 1st Meeting

The PDC will be having its first meeting for the term 2018/2019 at the following time and place:

Date: 2 May 2018
Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: KL Bar Executive Meeting Room
4th Floor, Wisma Hangsam
No. 1 Jalan Hang Lekir
50000 Kuala Lumpur

Kind Regards,

Atan Mustaffa Yussof Ahmad
Chairperson
Professional Development Committee


Invitation to join the Small Firms and Practitioners’ Affairs Committee and Notice of 1st Meeting on 27 April 2018

Dear Members of the KL Bar and Pupils-In-Chambers,

The KLBC Small Firms and Practitioners’ Affairs Committee (SFPAC) for the term 2018/19 is calling for volunteers to serve on the committee which has been established to:

– To address the ‘bread & butter’ issues faced by practitioners in Kuala Lumpur;
– To venture out for ways to harmonise the business elements into legal practice;
– To work towards bringing small firms (five practitioners and below) into the age of Information Technology (IT);
– In constant search of ways to improve the working conditions of practitioners in Kuala Lumpur.

If you would like to join the committee, please fill up this form:

Notice of 1st Meeting

The SFPAC will be having its first meeting for the term 2018/2019 at the following time and place:

Date: 27 April 2018 (Friday)
Time: 5:30 pm
Venue: KL Bar Executive Meeting Room
4th Floor, Wisma Hangsam
No. 1 Jalan Hang Lekir
50000 Kuala Lumpur

Warm regards,

Alex Anton Netto
Chairperson
Small Firms and Practitioners Affairs Committee


Invitation to join the Pupils Committee

Dear Members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar and Pupils-In-Chambers,

The Pupils Committee for the term 2018/19 is calling for volunteers to serve on the committee which has been established to:

  • monitor all issues concerning the welfare and well-being of pupils throughout the pupillage period;
  • recommend remedies, solutions and courses of action in order to address any issues raised by pupils, Masters and the Courts concerning the welfare of pupils;
  • promote continuous professional development of pupils through workshops, seminars, dialogues, etc;
  • provide a platform for pupils to effectively voice their concerns over any issue that may arise in the course of their pupillage;
  • provide a social and networking platform by organising social events to bridge the gap between pupils and practitioners and to create closer ties among pupils.

If you are keen to serve, please complete this form latest by 30 April 2018.

 
Regards,
Alvin Oh Seong Yew
Chairperson
Pupils Committee

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