Pupillage

Admission Requirements

For the latest guidelines, please contact the Legal Profession Qualifying Board Malaysia at:

Tel: (603) – 2691 0054 / (603) – 2691 0080
Fax: (603) – 2691 0142
Email: admin@lpqb.org.my

Guidelines for Filling out Borang 1 – 8 and Flowchart on the process for the filing of Admission documents

Pursuant to a meeting held on 7 December 2017 between the Kuala Lumpur High Court (Appellate & Special Powers Division) [“the RKKK Division”] and the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee, the Deputy Registrar of the RKKK Division has requested that Borang 1 are to be dated by pupils-in-chambers before e-filing the same (which e-filing has to be done from the office and not via the service bureau which service is no longer available to lawyers). Click here or on the Form below for the guidelines on how to fill out Borang 1 (including all the other Forms i.e. Borang 2 to 8). Please note that Borang 1 and the Affidavit are to be filed separately and not as one document.

Click here for the Flowchart on the process for the filing of Admission documents.

Pupils-in-chambers must ensure that they record in the register at the Petition for Admission Counter at the RKKK Division when submitting the 32 copies of their Borang 2 for posting at all the High Courts in Malaya.

Service of Admission documents

1. Service on the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee – email PDF copies to petition@klbar.org.my

2. Service on the Malaysian Bar Council – by hand or registered post

3. Service on the Attorney-General’s Chambers – by hand or registered post

Format of “Call to Bar” Speech

1st paragraph

to introduce the mover and representatives of the Attorney General’s chambers, Bar Council and the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee

2nd paragraph

to state:
(i) the petitioner’s name
(ii) the institution where the petitioner graduated from
(iii) post degree qualifications eg Bar Vocational Course, CLP
(iv) the chambers where the petitioner underwent pupillage

3rd paragraph

the mover to thank certain people on behalf of the petitioner (eg parents, spouse/master)
to state:
(i) the petitioner is a fit and proper person to be admitted and enrolled as an Advocate and Solicitor
(ii) all papers in order
(iii) no objections from the three bodies

to pray that the petitioner be admitted and enrolled as an Advocate and Solicitor

Practising Certificate

When the Order of Admission is made on the Petition the next step is to obtain a Practising Certificate from the Registrar. Section 29 of the Legal Profession Act 1976 sets out the procedure. A necessary preliminary to obtaining the Practising Certificate is the issue of a Sijil Annual from the Bar Council. The procedure for this is set out at Section 32-34 of the Act. For more information you may e-mail the Membership Department of the Bar Council at membership@malaysianbar.org.my.

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