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KLBC Activities Report For September 2020

1 and 28 September 2020
Briefing On Admission To The Bar

Two briefings on Admission to the Bar were held for pupils who were to be admitted to the Bar in the month of September and October 2020. The briefings, conducted by Puan Hendon Mohamed, were held online via Zoom. The session on 1 September was attended by 150 pupils and the session on 28 September, 139 pupils.

2 September 2020
Pupils Introduction Session

The Pupils Introduction Session in September was held online via Zoom. Led by Rajsurian Pillai, the session was attended by 63 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.

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 Nisha Ayub of SEED Malaysia and Norliza Khan.

8 & 9 September 2020
Wills, Probate, LA And SEDA

Organised by the Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee, this webinar was held on 8 & 9 September 2020 via Zoom Webinar. The session on 8 September 2020 was presented by Selva Balan Sinnan and moderated by Kee Hui Yee and the sessions on 9 September 2020 were presented by R.Yogeswari and Nahzatul Ain and moderated by Sathish Ramachandran. We had 68 participants.

9 September 2020
Q&A Session On Admiralty Law & Practice

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this interactive webinar was conducted by Jeremy Joseph. It was held via Zoom Meeting from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. We had 16 participants.




10 September 2020
Meeting With The Director Of The Kuala Lumpur Courts

The meeting was held on Thursday, 10 September 2020 at 3:00 pm at Bilik Anggerik, Level 6, Kuala Lumpur Court Complex. KLBC was represented by the Co-Chairperson of the Civil Practice and Court Liaison Committee Nizam Bashir, Co-Chairperson of the Criminal Law Practice Committee Collin Arvind Andrew and Honorary Secretary of the KLBC Vivekananda Sukumaran.

Among the matters discussed were concerning administrative issues, status of the land where the two car-parks are located, etiquette of the lawyers, touting and complaints against judges.

11 September 2020
Webinar On Housing Development | Late Delivery And Defects: Law & Practice

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this webinar was presented by Dato' Shamesh Jeevaretnam. It was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. We had 186 participants.




18 September 2020
Q&A Session On Family Law

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this interactive webinar was conducted by Choo Dee Wei. It was held via Zoom Meeting from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 18 participants.


21 September 2020
Webinar On E-Review Training
Organised by the Civil Practice and Court Liaison Committee, this training was presented by Representatives from the Courts, Puan Norhanum binti Hassan and Siti Faraziana binti Zainuddin and moderated by the Chairman of KLBC, Harleen Kaur (Leena). It was held via Zoom Webinar from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 227 participants.

23 September 2020
Webinar On Commercial Drafting

Organised by the Corporate and Conveyancing Practice Committee, this webinar was presented by Kenneth Wong Poh Lim. It was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We had 77 participants.

24 September 2020
Webinar On The Invisible Struggles And Forgotten Stories Of Malaysian Minorities

Organised by the Gender Equality and Diversity Committee, this webinar was presented by Tijah Yok Chopil and Dhinesha Karthigesu and moderated by Thulasy Suppiah. It was held via Zoom Webinar from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. We had 56 participants.




29 September 2020
Seminar On Managing Office & Clients' Accounts

Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented by Lim Kien Chai at the KL Bar Auditorium from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The seminar was attended by 43 participants. The seminar covered, amongst others, "Managing Accounts of Legal Firm"; "What it takes to manage these accounts?"; "Managing Partnership Accounts”; “Principle of Accrual"; "Managing Office Accounts"; and "Managing Clients’ Accounts".



30 September 2020
The Basics Of Conveyancing For Pupils And Young Lawyers

Organised by the Pupils Committee, this webinar was presented Michael Leow Yon Meng and moderated by Rajsurian. The webinar was held via Zoom Webinar from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. We had 74 participants.

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