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Candidate Watch Campaign: The Answers!

As you all may be aware, the KL Bar Young Lawyers Committee (“KLYLC”) had launched the 2 nd edition of its ‘Candidate Watch Campaign’ for the Bar Council Election 2014/2015. The list of candidates was released by the Bar Council secretariat on 1 November 2013 and we had on 8 November 2013 circulated a set of 9 questions to each of the candidates via fax and email. Each candidate was asked to respond by Friday, 15 November 2013. To date, we have received replies from 9 candidates out of the 20 candidates vying for seats on the Council for the 2014/2015 term. Below are the replies from the candidates who have responded to the questions , reproduced in their original form (i.e. no editing was carried out). The KLYLC wishes to thank the candidates who have reverted to us for their time and for supporting the Candidate Watch Campaign. We hope that this initiative would result in members of the Bar, especially the young lawyers, to be more receptive towards and actively pa