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KLBC Activities Report for April 2015

2 April 2015 Pupils Workshop on Civil Litigation The KLBC Pupils Committee organised a Civil Litigation Workshop specifically for pupils on 2 April 2015. Presented by Colin Andrew Pereira and Sanjeev Kumar Rasiah, and attended by a total of 50 pupils, the Workshop focused primarily on the practical aspects of handling a brief covering the following areas, “Opinion writing exercise”; “Drafting of pleadings exercise”; and “Presenting a case in court”. 9 April 2015 Pupils Introduction Session Organised by the KLBC Pupils Committee, the Pupils Introduction Session for April was held on 9 April 2015. The session, attended by 82 pupils, was led by Shashi Devan. Similarly like previous sessions, Pupils were briefed on 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 durin

KLBC EC Supports Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Initiative in declaring the 1st and 3rd Sunday Mornings of Every Month as Car Free Mornings

The KLBC Environmental Committee (KLBC EC) has participated in Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s (DBKL) initiative in dedicating the first and third Sunday morning of the month as ‘car free mornings’, on 19 April 2015. The KL Car Free Morning sees participants from the Kuala Lumpur Bar arriving as early as 6:00 am to loan bicycles from OCBC Cycle (Note: OCBC was the sponsor for the car free morning initiative on 19 April 2015). The bicycles were given out on a first come, first served basis. The event was flagged off at 7:00 am to a rousing support. Our 7km journey was accompanied by street entertainers, live bands, friendly and wide smiling City Hall Officers working hard to keep vehicles off the charted route, horse-drawn carriages with couples showcasing Malaysian traditional wedding costumes and hardworking City Hall personnel tailing the horses closely, scooping horses faeces - keeping the streets of KL squeaky clean. Being able to walk in the middle of the main roads of K