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

Pursuant to a meeting held on 7 December 2017 between the Kuala Lumpur High Court (Appellate & Special Powers Divison) [“the RKKK Division”] and the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee, the Deputy Registrar of the RKKK Division has requested that Borang 1 is to be dated by pupils-in-chambers before e-filing the same. 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).

Digitising New Petition Applications

The Kuala Lumpur Courts have implemented the e-filing system which includes the filing for Petition for Admission to the High Court of Malaya.

In line with this, The Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee has commenced digitising all new Petition Applications with effect from 2 February 2017.

All Petition documents from that date onwards are to be served on the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee by e-mail to petition@klbar.org.my.

This only affects the Petitioners that will be serving their “Borang 1 & 2” from 2 February 2017 onwards. All existing Petitioners to continue serving their documents at the KL Bar Secretariat.

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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