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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 on The Potential Effects Of COVID-19 On Employment For Young Lawyers 
Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by New Sin Yew and Rachel Tan and moderated by Shugan Raman. The webinar was held via the KLYLC FB Page from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Click here to watch the video.



26 April 2020
Webinar on “Navigating Uncharted Waters” Talk Series on Employability In The Fog Of COVID-19 
Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Janet Chai Pei Ying, Daniel J. Albert and Vivek Sukumaran and moderated by Louis Liaw Vern Xien. The webinar was held via the KLYLC FB Page from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Click here to watch the video.



27 April 2020
Webinar on To Pay Or Not To Pay During MCO: Balancing The Rights Of Employees And Employers 
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Vinu Kamalananthan and Mehala Marimuthoo and moderated by Harleen Kaur (Leena). The webinar was held via Microsoft Teams. We had 63 participants.



27 April 2020
Webinar on Criminal Law Crash Course: Remand, Bail & Mitigation
Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Rajsurian Pillai and moderated by Tan Hei Zel. The webinar was held via Webex. We had 78 participants.

28 April 2020
Webinar on Breaching The MCO: Understanding Its Consequences And Rights Of The Detainees / Accused 
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Jacky Loi and Nur Ai'inahtul Mardiah and moderated by Harleen Kaur (Leena). The webinar was held via Microsoft Teams. We had 86 participants.



28 April 2020
Webinar on Criminal Law Crash Course: Remand, Bail & Mitigation (Repeat)
Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Rajsurian Pillai and moderated by Kee Hui Yee. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar. We had 258 participants.



29 April 2020
Webinar on #WFHSeries – Advocacy For Online Hearings: The Current State Of Affairs And Moving Forward 
Co-organised by the Practice Reform Committee and Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Brendan Navin Siva, Foo Joon Liang and Lavinia Kumaraendran via Zoom Webinar. We had 388 participants. 



29 April 2020
Pupils Introduction Session 
Due to MCO, the Pupils Introduction Session in April was held online via Cisco Webex. Led by Rajsurian Pillai, the session was attended by 50 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 Session was a session on “Diversity & Inclusion” which aim was to educate and create awareness among the pupils on, inter alia, issues related to gender sensitisation, sexual harassment and unconscious bias. The session was conducted by Jules Rahman Ong of Refugees & Sustainable Permaculture and Goh Siu Lin.

29 April 2020
Webinar on #Night School Episode 1: How To Draft Pleadings 
Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by New Sin Yew and moderated by Kelvesh Deshenraj. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar. We had 370 participants.



30 April 2020
Webinar on Preventing Abuse And Protecting Children During MCO: Delicate Challenges For Family Law Lawyers 
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Goh Siu Lin and Honey Tan and moderated by S. Saravana Kumar. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar. We had 114 participants.


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