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KLBC Activities Report For June 2020

3 June 2020 and 24 June 2020 Pupils Introduction Session  Two Pupils Introduction Sessions were held in June and due to CMCO, both sessions were held online via Cisco Webex. Led by Rajsurian Pillai, the session on 3 June 2020 was attended by 85 pupils and the one on 24 June 2020, by 83 pupils. The purpose of the Pupils Introduction Session is to introduce pupils to the structure of the Malaysian Bar and the Kuala Lumpur Bar, the election to both the Bar Council and the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee (“KLBC”) and the highlights of the Malaysian Bar. It included a session for pupils to raise issues and problems faced by them during their pupillage period. The other members of the KLBC also join in the online session to engage with the pupils and provide input and possible solutions to their problems.
Also included in the said Pupils Introduction Sessions was a session on “Diversity & Inclusion” which aim was to educate and create awareness among the pupils on, inter alia, issues related to…
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KLBC Activities Report For May 2020

1 May 2020
Webinar On #WFHSeries | Court Attendance And Hearings: A Screen Away
Co-organised by the Practice Reform Committee and Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Alvin Leong Yin Yuan, Edward Kuruvilla and Ian Wong Kaj Jun and moderated by Tan Wei Li via the KLYLC FB Page from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. Click here to watch the video.



2 May 2020
Webinar On #WFHSeries | Advocacy For Online Hearings: The Current State Of Affairs And Moving Forward (Repeat Session)
Co-organised by the Practice Reform Committee and Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Shaikh Abdul Saleem, Shanmuga Kanesalingam and Cindy Goh Joo Seong via the KLYLC FB Page from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. We had 317 participants.

2 May 2020
Webinar On Virtual Hearings In The 2020s: Contemporary Perspectives From The Bar
Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Joshua Hedgman, Nimalan Devaraja and Remy Choo and moderated by Tan Hui Wen via the KLYLC FB Page from 4:30 pm to …

KLBC Activities Report For April 2020

2 April 2020
Donation Of Face Masks
The Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee donated 900 face masks for use by OKTs/OYDs who were not provided with the same because of a shortage. Representing the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee, Jacky Loi and Collin Arvind Andrew handed over the face masks to the Kuala Lumpur Courts, IPD Dang Wangi and Jinjang Lockup on 2 April 2020.



23 April 2020
Webinar on Making The Most Of Your Pupillage And Early Years Of Practice
Organised by the Pupils Committee, this webinar was presented by Vivek Sukumaran and Vivian Kuan Hui Xian and moderated by Alvin Oh Seong Yew. It was held via Webex Webinar. We had 95 participants.

25 April 2020
Webinar on #WFHSeries – Advantages Of Lawyers Going Online
Co-organised by the Practice Reform Committee and Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Nizam Bashir, Wan Zafran and Adeline Chin via the KLYLC FB Page from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. Click here to watch the video.



25 April 2020
Webinar on “Navigating Uncharted Waters” Talk Series o…

KLBC Activities Report For February 2020

9 February 2020 Charity Visit To Pertubuhan Kebajikan Lao Yin Kah Co-organised by the Young Lawyers Committee and the University of Hull Alumni Association Malaysia, this Chinese New Year get-together was held at Pertubuhan Kebajikan Lao Yin Kah in Kepong at 10:00 am. RM5,310.75 was collected from Members of the Bar which was allocated towards donation, ang pao and gifts for the residents, as well asgroceries for the home.




11 February 2020 Seminar On Committal Proceedings In Family Matters Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented by Matt Wong Chong Ee at the KL Bar Auditorium from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. The speaker gave an overview of committal proceedings and highlighted common pitfalls to avoid.The seminar was attended by 60 participants.


12 February 2020 Jemputan Menghadiri Focus Group Discussion (FGD) Bagi Kajian Dan Gubalan Akta Pemajuan Komersial (CDA) At the invitation of the Ministry Housing & Local Government, Vivek Sukumaran, in his capacity …

KLBC Activities Report For January 2020

8 January 2020 Corporate Workshop For Pupils The Pupils Committee organised a Corporate Workshop specifically for pupils on 8 January 2020 focusing primarily on the practical aspects of handling a brief covering the following areas, "Overview: Negotiation, Due Diligence and Drafting Process"; "Commercial Considerations"; "Practical Pointers including Common Mistakes when Drafting"; "Salient Clauses including Consideration, Conditions Precedent, Completion, etc"; "Covenants and Warranties by both Vendors and Purchasers"; "Boiler Plate Clauses"; and "Remedies for Breach of Contract". 100 pupils attended the Workshop which was conducted by Sheba Gumis.

11 January 2020 Kopi, Kuih & Kaunsel | Navigating The Waves Of Practice Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this event aimed to give young members of the Bar an opportunity to get up-close with the speakers in a casual setting. Held at Ali, Muthu & Ah Hock @ Pub…