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KLBC Activities Report For July 2020

7 to 14 July 2020
Practical Workshop on Basic Conveyancing Practice

Organised by the Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee and attended by 39 participants, this workshop was held via Zoom Webinar over six days, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13 and 14 July and conducted and moderated by:

7 July 2020 – Crafting The Final SPA; Conditions, Precedents And Subsequent
Speaker – Dennis Teoh
Moderator – Lee Jie Jiun



8 July 2020 – Private Caveats; Conflict Of Interest
Speaker – R. Yogeswari
Moderator – Donny Kwa Soo Chuan



9 July 2020 – Conveyancers’ Role & Duties; Clients’ Interest & Clients Management
Speakers – Phin Han Hin and Lee Peck Ha
Moderator – Kee Hui Yee

10 July 2020 – Compliance - AMLATFAPUA; Options To Purchase
Speakers – Donny Kwa Soo Chuan and Chong Wai Kuan
Moderator – Sathish Ramachandran




13 July 2020 – Land Acquisition; CKHT (RPGT) (Act 169)
Speaker – Nahzatul Ain
Moderator – Lim Yin Faye


14 July 2020 – Completion Delays; Conveyancing Process A-Z
Speaker – Susan Joseph
Moderator – Hng Huey Koon


8 July 2020
Pupils Introduction Session

The Pupils Introduction Session in July was held online via Zoom. Led by Rajsurian Pillai, the session was attended by 88 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 Jules Rahman Ong of Refugees & Sustainable Permaculture and Jasmine Wong Kah Man.

11 July 2020
Acquiring Practical Skills On Your Path To A Legal Career - Episode 1: Angel's Advocate - Pro Bono & Volunteering

Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Michelle Yesudas and New Sin Yew and moderated by Palvinder Kaur. The webinar was held via the KLYLC FB Page from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Click here to watch the video.


15 July 2020
Acquiring Practical Skills On Your Path To A Legal Career - Episode 2: The Lawyer's Craft - Legal Research & Knowledge

Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by GK Ganesan and Yip Huen Weng and moderated by Amellia Ong. The webinar was held via the KLYLC FB Page from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Click here to watch the video.


16 July 2020
Q&A Session On Tax

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this interactive webinar was conducted by S. Saravana Kumar and moderated by Sathish Ramachandran. It was held via Zoom Meeting from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 34 participants.


16 July 2020
Sexual Harassment In The Legal Profession - An Old Normal?

Co-organised by the Young Lawyers Committee and Gender Equality and Diversity Committee, this webinar was presented by Goh Siu Lin and Yu Ren Chung of Women’s Aid Organisation and moderated by Bryan Wang. The webinar was held via the KLYLC FB Page from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm in conjunction with the upcoming Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign scheduled for 20 to 30 July 2020. Click here to watch the video.



18 July 2020
Acquiring Practical Skills On Your Path To A Legal Career - Episode 3: Maximising IT

Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Mathew Thomas Philip and Richard Wee and moderated by Gurbinder Singh. The webinar was held via the KLYLC FB Page from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Click here to watch the video.


20 to 30 July 2020
Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign

Co-organised by the Gender Equality and Diversity Committee and the Young Lawyers Committee, this campaign was initiated due to the influx of articles and posts on social media on sexual harassment and the call by many members for a positive step to be taken by the legal fraternity to combat sexual harassment to make working spaces safe and respectful. During the campaign, eblasts were sent calling upon law firms to pledge to fight against sexual harassment and take active steps to implement a policy against harassment in their firms. A Template Policy for law firms to adopt and Infographics were also circulated. Four webinars were organised in conjunction with this campaign and they were held on 16, 27, 29 and 30 July via the KLYLC FB Page.


21 July 2020
Pre-Trial Preparation For Criminal Brief

Organised by the Criminal Law Practice Committee (CLPC), this webinar was presented by the Co-Chairperson of CLPC, Collin Arvind Andrew. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 86 participants.


22 July 2020
Q&A Session On Acquisition & Disposal Of Shares And RPGT Act 1976

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this interactive webinar was conducted by Lim Kien Chai. It was held via Zoom Meeting from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 57 participants.


23 July 2020
Q&A Session On Personal Injury Claims

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this interactive webinar was conducted by Ravin Singh. It was held via Zoom Meeting from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 39 participants.


25 July 2020
YLC Night School: Judicial Review

Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Lim Wei Jiet and moderated by Josephine Tiew. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 8:15 pm to 9:30 pm. We had 57 participants.


27 July 2020
Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign | Understanding And Dealing With Sexual Harassment In Law Firms

Co-organised by the Gender Equality and Diversity Committee and the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Emellia Shariff and moderated by Shakirah Rahman. The webinar was held via the KLYLC FB Page from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm in conjunction with the Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign. Click here to watch the video.


29 July 2020
Webinar On Drafting Commercial Contracts

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Jeremiah R. Gurusamy and moderated by Kee Hui Yee. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 188 participants.


29 July 2020
Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign | The Process And Procedure Of Lodging A Complaint
Co-organised by the Gender Equality and Diversity Committee and the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented by Karen Cheah, Rajsurian Pillai and Hastiny Subramaniam and moderated by Michelle Louis. The webinar was held via the KLYLC FB Page from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm in conjunction with the Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign. Click here to watch the video.


30 July 2020
Introduction To Mergers & Acquisitions

Organised by the Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee, this webinar was presented by Terrence Edward Chong and moderated by Lim Yin Faye. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 83 participants.


30 July 2020
Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign | Why Didn't You Report? - Law, Policy And Psychology

Co-organised by the Gender Equality and Diversity Committee and Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was presented Meera Samanther, Dr. Muzaffar Syah Mallow and Puveshini Rao and moderated by Michelle Ng. The webinar was held via the KLYLC FB Page from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm in conjunction with the Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign. Click here to watch the video.


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