Invitation to join the KLBC Subcommittees 2019/2020

Invitation to join the Professional Development Committee

Dear Members of the KL Bar and Pupils-In-Chambers, The Professional Development Committee (“PDC”) for the term 2019/20 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, click here.

Kindly revert by 15 March 2019.

Kind Regards,

S. Saravana Kumar
Chairperson
Professional Development Committee


Invitation to join the Young Lawyers Committee and Notice of First Meeting on 25 March 2019

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, click here.

Notice of 1st Meeting

The YLC will be having its first meeting for the term 2019/2020 at the following time and place:

Date: 25 March 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: KL Bar Auditorium
Unit 4.02, Level 4
Wisma Badan Peguam Malaysia
No. 2, Leboh Pasar Besar
50050 Kuala Lumpur

Regards,

Vivian Kuan
Chairperson
Young Lawyers Committee


Invitation to join the Gender Equality & Diversity Committee and Notice of First Meeting on 21 March 2019

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, click here.

Notice of 1st Meeting
The GEDC will be having its first meeting for the term 2019/2020 at the following time and place:

Date: 21 March 2019
Time: 5.30 pm
Venue: KL Bar Executive Meeting Room
Unit 4.02, Level 4
Wisma Badan Peguam Malaysia
No. 2, Leboh Pasar Besar
50050 Kuala Lumpur

Regards,


Sharmila Ravindran

Chairperson
Gender Equality & Diversity Committee


Invitation to serve the Criminal Law Practice Committee 2019/20

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

The Criminal Law Practice Committee (“CLPC”) for the term 2019/20 is calling for volunteers to serve on the committee which has been established to:

• Continuous communication with the Criminal Courts, the Attorney General’s Chambers, the Police and other relevant stakeholders for the betterment of the administration of criminal justice;
• Setting in place a procedure and system to enhance the practice of criminal law in the Kuala Lumpur Courts;
• Dealing with complaints of members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar in relation to their criminal practice in the Kuala Lumpur Courts;
• Expose and encourage young lawyers to participate in criminal practice by conducting and organising talks, seminars, workshops and criminal practice mentoring programme.

If you are keen to serve, click here.

Kindly revert by 29 March 2019.

Kind Regards,

Jacky Loi Yap Loong

Chairperson
Criminal Practice Committee


Invitation to join the Information Technology Committee 2019/20

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

The Information Technology Committee (“ITC”) for the term 2019/20 is calling for volunteers to serve on the committee which has been established to:
• Promoting the use of Information Technology (IT) by lawyers;
• Exploring new ways in which IT can improve members’ professional practice;
• Responsible for improving the communication of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee with members on issues and concerns of members;
• Responsible for the enhancement of the IT system at the KL Bar Secretariat;
• Overseeing the management of the KL Bar Website (www.klbar.org.my) development of website, App and Membership Management And Payment System and all other Social Media network that KLBC operates;
• Creating public awareness on Laws related to IT;
• Professional Development Courses on Laws related to IT for members.

If you are keen to serve, click here.

Kindly revert by 29 March 2019.

Kind Regards,

Foong Cheng Leong
Chairperson
Information Technology Committee


Invitation to serve the Civil Practice and Court Liaison Committee 2019/20

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

The Civil Practice and Court Liaison Committee (“CPCLC”) for the term 2019/20 is calling for volunteers to serve on the committee which has been established to:

• To engage with the Judiciary for the collective goal of improving the administration of justice;
• To set in place procedures and systems to enhance the practice of law in the Kuala Lumpur Courts;
• To foster solidarity among Civil Law practitioners in relation to their practice in the Kuala Lumpur Courts; and
• To deal with complaints of members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar in relation to their practice in the Kuala Lumpur Courts.

If you are keen to serve, click here.

Kindly revert by 22 March 2019.

Regards,

Harleen Kaur (Leena)

Nizam Bashir bin Abdul Kariem Bashir
Co-Chairpersons
Civil Practice and Court Liaison Committee Committee


Invitation to serve the Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee 2019/20

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

The Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee (“CCPC”) for the term 2019/20 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 are keen to serve, click here.

Kindly revert by 29 March 2019.

Regards,

Vivekananda Sukumaran
Chairperson
Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee


Invitation to serve the Publications Committee 2019/20

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

The Publications Committee for the term 2019/20 is calling for volunteers to serve on the committee. The goals of the Committee include:

• Managing publication of selected materials on the Kuala Lumpur Bar Blog;
• Organising Professional Development Courses on writing skills for members;
• Facilitating and encouraging members to write for publications by the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee;
• Establishing a system where members can be rewarded for writing for publications by the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee;
• Establishing a monthly e-newsletter by the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee;
 
If you are keen to serve, click here.
 

Kindly revert by 29 March 2019.

Kind Regards,

Louis Liaw
Chairperson
Publications Committee

Invitation to join the Pupils Committee and Notice of First Meeting on 25 March 2019

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

The Pupils Committee for the term 2019/2020 is looking for dedicated and committed volunteers who are prepared to serve in the best interest of Pupils.

The objectives of the Pupils Committee are as follows:

1. Monitors all issues, welfare and well-being of pupils throughout the pupillage period;

2. Recommending remedies, solutions and courses of action in order to address any issues raised by pupils, Masters and the Courts with regards to pupils’ welfare;

3. Promoting continuous professional development of pupils through workshops, seminars, dialogues, etc;

4. Provide a platform for pupils to effectively voice their concerns over any issue that may arise over the course of their pupillage;

5. 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 would like to join the committee, click here.

Notice of 1st Meeting

The Pupils Committee will be having its first meeting for the term 2019/2020 at the following time and place:

Date: 25 March 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Venue: KL Bar Auditorium
Unit 4.02, Level 4
Wisma Badan Peguam Malaysia
No. 2, Leboh Pasar Besar
50050 Kuala Lumpur

Regards,

Alvin Oh Seong Yew
Rajsurian Pillai
Co-Chairpersons
Pupils Committee


Invitation to join the Sports Committee and Notice of First Meeting on 2 April 2019

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

The Sports Committee for the term 2019/2020 is looking for dedicated and committed volunteers who are prepared to serve in the best interest of sports events.

The objective of the Sports Committee is to organise sports activities to promote interaction amongst fellow members of the Bar, including at inter-state level, and with members of other bodies such as the Royal Selangor Club.

If you would like to join the Sports Committee, please click here.

Notice of 1st Meeting

The Sports Committee will be having its first meeting for the term 2019/2020, details as follows:

Date: 2 April 2019 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Venue: KL Bar Auditorium
Unit 4.02, Level 4
Wisma Badan Peguam Malaysia
No. 2, Leboh Pasar Besar
50050 Kuala Lumpur

Regards,

Rajsurian Pillai
Alvin Oh Seong Yew
Co-Chairpersons
Sports Committee


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