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 as groceries 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 as Chairperson of the Corporate & Conveyancing Practice Committee, attended the said FGD which was held at Pulse Grande Hotel, Putrajaya from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.
12 February 2020
Meeting With The Director Of The Kuala Lumpur Courts
This meeting between the Civil Practice & Court Liaison Committee (CPCLC) and the Director of the Kuala Lumpur Courts and the Criminal and Civil Divisions of the Kuala Lumpur Court was held at 3:00 pm at Bilik Anggerik, Level 6, Kuala Lumpur Court Complex. CPCLC and the Courts exchanged feedback regarding the administration of the courts and officers and the practice of law. CPCLC was represented at the meeting by its Co-Chairpersons, Harleen Kaur (Leena) and Nizam Bashir and two members, Matt Wong Chong Ee and Syafinaz Vani.
13 February 2020
Seminar On Basic Aviation Law
Organised by the Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee, this seminar was presented by Sarguna Kumaari at the KL Bar Auditorium from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. The seminar was attended by 32 participants and covered, amongst other areas, “Public and Private International Air Law”; “Organisations in Aviation”; “Malaysian Perspective”; and “”Consumer Protection Laws”.
16 February 2020
6th KL Bar Run 2020
The 6th KL Bar Run was successfully held on Sunday, 16 February 2020 at the Lake Gardens. A record breaking of 222 teams with 888 runners participated in the said Run.
KL Bar Run collaborated with Care2Run which sent eight teams to participate in the Run. Care2Run is a sports mentoring programme for youths aged 8-18 years with special focus on children with higher learning needs who come from different social economic backgrounds
The Run was flagged off at 7:00 am by the Chairman of the Kuala Lumpur Bar, Harleen Kaur (Leena).
The results were as follows:
Champion - Zen Runners
1st Runner-up - CLO - Mean Machine
2nd Runner-up - Infinate Terror
3rd Runner-up - Running from the Law
4th Runner-up - CCA Thunderbolt
5th Runner-up - Scrambled Legs
6th Runner-up - The Strangers
7th Runner-up - Speedy Gonzales
8th Runner-up - Excelerator
9th Runner-up - Langgar Lari
Fastest Female Runner
Champion - Michele Tan Bee Kiang
1st Runner-up - Lim Yam Poh
2nd Runner-up - Khor Hsu Ann
3rd Runner-up - Karen Loh
4th Runner-up - Joan Goh
5th Runner-up - Janet Chai Pei Ying
6th Runner-up - Chua Yi En
7th Runner-up - Lim Etheng
8th Runner-up - Moira Toh
9th Runner-up - Jolin Yew Chee It
Fastest Male Runner
Champion - Devathas Sathianathan
1st Runner-up - Mohd Dali Mohd Sajuri
2nd Runner-up - Barry Boey Chee Wai
3rd Runner-up - Amer Hamzah Arshad
4th Runner-up - Koh Zhen Chen Winston
5th Runner-up - Mohammad Adzfar Bin Mohammad
6th Runner-up - Yau Yee Ming
7th Runner-up - Chia Swee Yik
8th Runner-up - Neo Chi Chyn
9th Runner-up - Tang Teck King
Winner - Justfeisty Pirates
1st Runner-up - Langgar Lari
2nd Runner-up - CCA Forrest Bum
Best Team Name
Res Ipsa Liquor
19 and 20 February 2020
2-Day Workshop On Strata Management
Organised by the Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee, this workshop was conducted by N. Sabrina Atikah, Krishnamoorthy, Lee May Mey, Teo Kui Cheng, Lee Ai Wi, Ng Zhi Ying, Sarguna Kumaari, Christine Toh, Denise Phang and Allen Khor with Lee Peck Ha as coordinator cum trainer. The workshop was held at the KL Bar Auditorium from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm and attended by 58 participants.
21 February 2020
Pupils Introduction Session
A monthly tradition, the February’s Pupils Introduction Session was held on 21 February 2020. The session, led by Rajsurian Pillai, was attended by 117 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 were also present to provide input and possible solutions.
21 February 2020
An Appreciation Dinner was held at Precious Old China @ Central Market on 21 February 2020 for all members and non-members who have selflessly sacrificed their time for the Kuala Lumpur Bar. These members and non-members have contributed by giving lectures, conducting or moderating seminars/workshops, representing the KLBC at hearings of Admissions to the Bar, sitting in Sub-Committees, sponsoring our events and rendering any other form of assistance to the KLBC.
25 February 2020
Seminar On Writing To Win: Effective And Persuasive Written Advocacy
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented by Brendan Navin Siva at the KL Bar Auditorium from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The speaker spoke on how to approach written work, the general principles of effective written advocacy and the visual and substantive presentation of evidence and arguments.The seminar was attended by 102 participants.
27 February 2020
28th Annual General Meeting
29 February 2020
Getting Ready For The Bar
Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this seminar which main target was law students, was presented by Farez Jinnah and Khaizan Sharizah (Sherrie) at the KL Bar Auditorium from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The seminar was attended by 26 participants and covered, amongst others, “The relationship between a pupil and a master – An employment or an apprenticeship?”; “The role of the Master and its legal firm”; Brief guidance on the filing of pupillage papers”; “An allowance of remuneration and expenses – expectation vs reality”; “An approach and advisory to Bar Council Ruling 10.09 and workplace issues”; and “Qualified Persons vs Authorised Persons – Agency and Ethics”.