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NYLC-MCCHR Strategic Litigation Camp 2016

18 – 21 August 2016

Training Room at Avillion, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan

Report by Nadra Fatima binti Mannan


From 18 to 21 August 2016, the National Young Lawyers Committee (NYLC) in collaboration with the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) organised an action packed Strategic Litigation Camp at Avillion, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan which was attended by twenty participants from all over Malaysia. With sponsorship courtesy of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee (KLBC), the author and several KLBC members attended the said camp which turned out to be a memorable and wonderful learning experience.
Training for the camp actually begun before 18 August 2016 when the participants received email instructions to prepare for a moot scheduled for 19 August 2016. Each group was to draft written submissions and to prepare oral submissions for the said moot. Although the moot was held for the very first-time by camp organisers, the hiccoughs were few and far outweighe…

NYLC-MCCHR Strategic Litigation Camp 2016

Date : 18 – 21 August 2016
Venue : Avillion Resort, Port Dickson

Report by Donovan Lee ShyunHyn

Introduction
1.    The Bar Council’s National Young Lawyers Committee (“NYLC”) in collaboration with the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (“MCCHR”) jointly organised a strategic litigation camp from 18 to 21 August 2016 at Avillion Resort, Port Dickson (the “Camp”). The theme for the Camp was freedom of expression.

2.    The Camp’s attendees (the “Campers”) comprised of 19 young lawyers and pupils-in-chambers who hail from Johor, Kuala Lumpur, Perak, Sabah and Selangor, some of whom were sponsored by their respective State Bar Committees. Yours truly was able to attend the Camp due to the generosity of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee in providing the sponsorship.

Day 1: Thursday, 18 August 2016
3.    A bus was chartered to ferry the majority of the Campers who were from Kuala Lumpur and Selangor to the Resort. The Campers from further afield reached t…

KLBC Activities Report for July 2016

14 July 2016
Pupils Introduction Session
As a monthly tradition organised by the KLBC Pupils Committee, the Pupils Introduction Session for July was held on 14 July 2016. The session, attended by 102 pupils, was led by Shashi. The purpose of the 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 and other members of the KLBC were also present to provide input and possible solutions. Like previous sessions, the pupils were also shown a video montage of the History of the Malaysian Bar.



15 July 2016
KL Bar Golf Invitational Tournament 2016
The Sports Committee revived the KL Bar Golf Invitational Tournament which was last held in 2005. The Tournament, held at the Bukit Jalil Golf & Country Resort on 15 July 2016, receive…