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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 5:30 pm. Click here to watch the video.


4 May 2020
Webinar On Managing Contractual Disputes: Can I Not Deliver My Part Of The Bargain Because Of MCO?

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Yudistra Darma Dorai and Lavinia Kumaraendran and moderated by Louis Liaw. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 164 participants.


4 May 2020
Webinar On Basics Of Malaysian Constitutional Law

Organised by the Pupils Committee, this webinar was presented by Surendra Ananth and moderated by Kee Hui Yee. It was held via the KLYLC FB Page from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Click here to watch the video. 






5 May 2020
Webinar On Managing The Taxman After MCO: Key Tax Questions Answered

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Cindy Goh Joo Seong and S. Saravana Kumar and moderated by Jacky Loi. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 191 participants.





5 May 2020
Webinar On Becoming The Dream Litigation Associate

Organised by the Pupils Committee, this webinar was presented Louis Liaw Vern Xien and moderated by Beryl Emily Chong. It was held via Webex from 8:15 pm to 9:45 pm. We had 95 participants.

6 May 2020
Webinar On Insolvency & Bankruptcy: Should We Be Bracing For A Surge In Bankruptcies? 

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Trevor Padasian and Idza Hajar and moderated by Louis Liaw. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 284 participants.


9 May 2020
Webinar On The Recipe For Writing A Legal Article

Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Lee Shih, Choo Dee Wei and Lavinia Kumaraendran and moderated by Sarah Yee via the KLYLC FB Page from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Click here to watch the video. 





13 May 2020
Pupils Introduction Session 

Due to CMCO, the Pupils Introduction Session in May was held online via Cisco Webex. Led by Rajsurian Pillai, the session was attended by 77 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 Thilaga of Justice for Sisters and Goh Siu Lin.

16 May 2020
Webinar On Leveraging Your Linkedin Profile

Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Lim Wei Jiet, Crystal Wong Wai Chin and Foo Lynn Shane and moderated by Samantha Siow via the KLYLC FB Page from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Click here to watch the video. 





16 May 2020
Webinar On What You Need To Know About Your Taxes

Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Abhilaash Subramaniam and Renganathan Kannan and moderated by Kuhan Manokaran via the KLYLC FB Page from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Click here to watch the video. 




19 May 2020
Webinar On The Basics Of Conveyancing

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Jeremiah R. Gurusamy and moderated by Lee Jie Jiun. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. We had 145 participants. 


20 May 2020
Webinar On Updates On The New Trademarks Act 2019

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Siti Munirah Maarof and moderated by Kee Hui Yee. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. We had 94 participants. 




20 May 2020
Donation Drive For Kajang Prison

The Criminal Law Practice Committee (“CLPC”) organised a Donation Drive from 1 April to 30 April 2020 to purchase essential and hygiene items for the benefit of the inmates in Kajang Prison. A ceremony, attended by the KLBC Chairman, Harleen Kaur (Leena) and CLPC Co-Chairpersons, Jacky Loi Yap Loong and Collin Arvind Andrew, was held on Wednesday, 20 May 2020 at 3:00 pm at the Kajang Prison to hand over the items as listed below. Present to receive the items on behalf of the Kajang Prison was the Director of the Kajang Prison.

1. 1050 pieces Facemask
2. 12 bottles Hand Sanitizer 
3. 1008 bar Dettol Soap
4. 40 boxes Gloves
5. 24 bottles Floor Cleaner
6. 24 bottles Disinfectant liquid




21 May 2020
Webinar On Unconscious Bias | How Stereotypes, Fallacies And Ingrained Prejudices Colour Our Views And Decisions

Organised by the Gender Equality and Diversity Committee, this webinar was presented by Honey Tan, Rodziah Zainudin, Raj Kumar Paramanathan and Dr. Lai Suat Yuan and moderated by Thulasy Suppiah. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 109 participants.




23 May 2020
Webinar On Life Of A Criminal Law Practitioner

Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Rajsurian Pillai, Chan Yen Hui and Collin Arvind Andrew and moderated by Shermaljit Singh via the KLYLC FB Page from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Click here to watch the video. 




29 May 2020
Briefing And Demonstration Of The E-JanjiTemu By The Federal Territories Of Lands And Mines Office

Organised by the Federal Territories of Lands and Mines Office, the briefing and Demonstration of the e-JanjiTemu was held on Friday, 29 Mei 2020 via Skype Meeting. The e-JanjiTemu is a new system for members to make appointments for presentation of documents. The briefing was attended by five members of the Corporate & Conveyancing Practice Committee members namely Nahzatul Ain Mohd Khalid, Lim Yin Faye, Susan Joseph, Lee Peck Ha and R.Yogeswari and Officer from the KL Bar Secretariat, Noratikah Shaharudin. The system was to be launched on 16 June 2020 but subsequently postponed indefinitely.

30 May 2020
Webinar On #Night School Series | Episode 2: The Built And Foundation Of An Effective Sale And Purchase Agreement

Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Kenneth Wong Poh Lim and moderated by Sheryn Ding. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 8:45 pm to 9:45 pm. We had 336 participants.



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