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KLBC Activities Report For June 2020

3 June 2020 and 24 June 2020
Pupils Introduction Session 
Two Pupils Introduction Sessions were held in June and due to CMCO, both sessions were held online via Cisco Webex. Led by Rajsurian Pillai, the session on 3 June 2020 was attended by 85 pupils and the one on 24 June 2020, by 83 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 Sessions 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 on 3 June 2020 was conducted by Jules Rahman Ong of Refugees & Sustainable Permaculture and the one on 24 June 2020 was conducted by Emellia Shariff, Managing Partner of Speak-Up Malaysia and Thulasy Suppiah, an Advocate & Solicitor.

8 June 2020
Webinar On Judicial Review: A Step By Step Guide With New Sin Yew
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by New Sin Yew and moderated by S. Saravana Kumar. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 72 participants.


10 and 11 June 2020
Webinar On Wills, Probate, LA And SEDA
Organised by the Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee, this webinar was held on 10 & 11 June 2020 via Zoom Webinar. The sessions on 10 June 2020 were presented by Sarah Kambali and R.Yogeswari and moderated by Wan Guan Hui and the sessions on 11 June 2020 were presented by Nahzatul Ain and Selva Balan Sinnan and moderated by Hng Huey Koon. We had 90 participants.

12 June 2020
Webinar On Developments Within The Medico-Legal Landscape
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Raja Eileen Soraya, Charlaine Adrianne Chin and Harish Nair and moderated by Thinesh Bathmala. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. We had 56 participants.


12 June 2020
Meeting With The Kuala Lumpur Criminal Courts
The meeting was held on Friday, 12 June 2020 at 3:00 pm at Bilik Anggerik, Level 6, Kuala Lumpur Court Complex and the Criminal Law Practice Committee was represented by the Co-Chairpersons, Jacky Loi Yap Loong and Collin Arvind Andrew. Also in attendance was the Chairperson of the KL LAC, Terrence Lee Rohui.

Among the issues discussed were the conduct of criminal law practitioners in Court, lack of interpreters in the Criminal Courts, touting activities and plans to eliminate such activities, and difficulties in interviewing OKTs by YBGK lawyers.

13 June 2020
YLC FIT (Fun Interval Class)
Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this event was presented by Vanessa Yap and Emily Chew via the KLYLC FB Page from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The Fitness session was initiated to put the Recovery Movement Control Order period to good use and start a series of Fitness webinars to be organised periodically. Click here to watch the video.


16 June 2020
Webinar On The Insolvency Act 1967 | Revamping The Bankruptcy Act 1967
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Trevor Padasian and moderated by Conrad Lopez. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 182 participants.


17 June 2020
Webinar On Companies Act And Latest Developments
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Wong Tat Chung and moderated by Nanneri Nanggai. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 221 participants.


20 June 2020
Webinar On LGBTQIA+ At The Workplace: Where Do We Stand
Organised by the Gender Equality and Diversity Committee, this webinar was presented by Gene Tan, Nadia Gideon, Bakhtiar Talhah and moderated by Emellia Shariff. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. We had 279 participants.


20 June 2020
Webinar On How To Secure A Pupillage Position At Your Desired Firm
Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented Kuek Pei Yee, Eddie Law, Nirvan Gopala-Krishnan and moderated by Desmond Goh. The webinar was held via the KLYLC FB Page from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Click here to watch the video.


23 June 2020
Q&A Session On Accounting And Finance For Law Practitioners
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this interactive webinar was conducted by Lim Kien Chai and moderated by Daryl Kong. It was held via Zoom Meeting from 10:00 am to 11:30 am. We had 31 participants.


23 June 2020
Webinar On Corporate Law For Pupils And Young Lawyers
Organised by the Pupils Committee, this webinar was presented Sheba Gumis and moderated by Beryl Emily Chong. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. We had 192 participants.


26 June 2020
Webinar On Delay And Disruption Claims
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Chan Kheng Hoe and moderated by Daryl Kong. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 53 participants.



27 June 2020
YLC Night School: Episode 3 - Injunctions: Anton Piller & Mareva Orders
Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Vivian Kuan and moderated by Loi Kin-Hoe. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 8:15 pm to 9:30 pm. We had 123 participants.


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