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Wednesday, 31 December 2014

KLBC Activities Report for November 2014

6 November 2014
Pupils Introduction Session
Organised by the KL Bar Pupils Committee, the pupils introduction session for November was held on 6 November 2014. The session, attended by 64 pupils, was led by Shashi Devan. 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 (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 and members of the KLBC were on hand to provide input and possible solutions. The pupils were also shown a video montage of the History of the Malaysian Bar.

7 November 2014
PDC Seminar on Competition Act and Competition Commission
Organised by the KL Bar Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented by Harleen Kaur (Leena) on 7 November 2014 at the KL Bar Auditorium from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The seminar was attended by 43 participants. The seminar covered basic overview of the Competition Act 2010 that answers queries such as, "What is the process of competition?"; "How to escape liability under the Competition Act 2010 ("CA 2010")?"; "What is anti-competitive conduct?"; "Who enforces the CA 2010?"; "How does the Leniency Regime work?"; and "What is the difference between the Competition Commission and the Competition Appeal Tribunal?".

26 November 2014
Civil Litigation Workshops for Pupils
The KL Bar Pupils Committee organised a civil litigation workshop specifically for pupils on 26 November 2014 focusing primarily on the practical aspects of handling a brief, covering the following areas, "Opinion writing exercise"; "Drafting of pleadings exercise"; and "Presenting a case in Court". 51 pupils attended the workshop which was conducted by Colin Andrew Pereira and Sanjeev Kumar Rasiah.

29 November 2014
The Luncheon: A Taste of the Bar V
Organised by the KL Bar Pupils Committee, the event was held on 29 November 2014 at the President’s Room of the Royal Selangor Club at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur. Click here to read the report and here to view the photos.

30 November 2014
A Trip to FRIM to Explore the Canopy Walk
Organised by the KL Bar Pupils Committee, the event was held on 30 November 2014 at the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) at 9:30 am and was attended by 12 participants. Click here to read the report and here to view the photos.

Edited by Jeremiah R. Gurusamy

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