6 October 2011
PWC Dialogue on the Ethics and Professional Standards (EPS) Examination
The October session was held on 6 October 2011 at 5.00pm. Pupils were briefed on the purpose of the EPS course and examination as well as the expectations of the Bar Council Professional Standards & Development Committee. A total of 44 pupils attended the briefing which was presented by Puan Hendon Mohamed where valuable tips were offered to pupils sitting for the examination.
13 October 2011
KLBC Pupils Introduction Session
Organised by the KL Bar Pupils Welfare Committee (PWC), the introduction session for October was held on 13 October 2011. The session, attended by 70 pupils, was led by Jason Kong and Erma Syafinaz. Pupils were briefed on the structure of the Malaysian Bar and the Kuala Lumpur Bar, the election to both the Bar Council and the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee and highlights of the Malaysian Bar. It included a session for pupils to raise issues and problems faced by them during their period of pupillage and the Chairman and members of the KLBC were on hand to provide input and possible solutions. Amongst the issues raised by the pupils at this session were lack of guidance by pupil masters, rude staff at RKKK courts (Rayuan dan Kuasa-Kuasa Khas), bankruptcy court and e-filing counters, the long wait for the admission date to the Bar as well as Magistrates who speak too softly.
14 October 2011
PDC Seminar on an Introduction to Hibah
Amir Bahari from Messrs Bahari & Bahari presented the seminar which was held at the KL Bar Auditorium at 9.00am. The seminar was attended by 45 participants. The seminar covered the following areas: “definition of Hibah”, “the practice of Hibah in Malaysia”, “the pillars of Hibah”, “revocation of Hibah”, “appointing the peguam Syarie”, “scenarios” and “reported case law”.
18 October 2011
PWC Workshop on Conveyancing Litigation
The workshop, organised by the Pupils Welfare Committee specifically for pupils, was presented by Michael Leow Yon Meng on 19 October 2011 at 3.00pm. The workshop focused primarily on the practical aspects of handling a conveyancing brief, overview of the conveyancing process, essential clauses found in a standard sale & purchase agreement, steps on how to fill up the relevant NLC forms and practical pointers for the conveyancing lawyer. The workshop was attended by 20 participants.
19 October 2011
PWC Workshop on Civil Litigation
The workshop, organised by the Pupils Welfare Committee specifically for pupils, was presented by Colin Andrew Pereira on 19 October 2011 at 3.00pm. The workshop focused primarily on the practical aspects of handling a brief, opinion writing, drafting of pleadings and presenting a case in court. The workshop was attended by 21 participants.
20 October 2011
Sponsorship to the Malaysian & Hong Kong Arbitration Law & Practice
The KLBC sponsored 10 members of the KL Bar to attend the Malaysian & Hong Kong Arbitration Law & Practice that was held on 20 October 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur. This event was co-hosted by the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (“KLRCA”) and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (“HKIAC”).
21 to 23 October 2011
Dragon Boat Competition
The KL Bar dragon boat team, the KLBar-barians, competed in their first-ever competition at the Malaysia International Dragon Boat Festival against both local and international dragon boat teams at the Putrajaya Water Sports Complex, Precinct 5, Putrajaya from 21 October to 23 October 2011. A full report will follow soon.
22 October 2011
YLC – A Day with the Young Lawyers at Brickfields Asia College
The fourth KL Bar Young Lawyers Committee (KLYLC) University Visit was to Brickfields Asia College (BAC) on 22 October 2011. It was a half day event that started at about 10.30am. Approximately 70 law students attended this event. A full report will follow soon.
25 October 2011
Briefing held by Petaling District/Land Office on the Application of Biometric System @ SELAMAT
The Conveyancing Practice Committee was invited for a briefing held by Petaling District/Land Office on the Application of Biometric System @ SELAMAT on 25 October 2011 at 3.00pm at the Petaling District/Land Office. Click here for more details.