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KLBC Activities Report For May 2021

6 May 2021
Introduction to Mergers & Acquisitions
Organised by the Corporate & Conveyancing Practice Committee, this webinar was presented by Terrence Edward Chong and moderated by Ng Wei Hui. It was held via Zoom from 2:30pm to 4:00pm. The webinar covered, amongst others, “Types of Mergers & Acquisitions”; “Structuring the Acquisition”; “Legal framework”; “Preliminary: documentation and due diligence”; and “Principal documentation”. We had 95 participants.


19 May 2021
Pupil Introduction Sessions
The Pupils Introduction Session in May was held online via Zoom. Led by Rajsurian Pillai, the session was attended by 78 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 Emellia Shariff, Managing Partner of Speak Up Malaysia and Jasmine Wong, a member of the KLBC Gender Equality and Diversity Committee.


19 May 2021
Night School S.2: How To Draft Pleadings
Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was conducted by New Sin Yew and moderated by Desmond Goh. It was held via Zoom from 8:00pm to 9:30pm.  The webinar covered, amongst others, Principles and Analysis of Pleadings. We had 139 participants
 
22 May 2021
Ending Rape Culture: What Will It Take To Get There
Jointly organised by the Gender Equality & Diversity Committee, the Pupils Committee and the Young Lawyers Committee, this webinar was held via Streamyard/FB Live from 10:00am to 12:00pm. The speakers were YB Maria Chin, Yu Ren Chung and Ain Husniza. The event was moderated by Vilasini Vijandran and Rachel Suppiah. Click here to view the video.


24 May 2021
The Constitutionality Of Anti-LGBT Laws In Malaysia
Organised by the Gender Equality & Diversity Committee, this webinar was held via Zoom from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. The speakers were Fahri Azzat, Dato’ Prof. Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman and Numan Afifi. The event was moderated by Vilasini Vijandran. We had 87 participants.

25 May 2021
Trivia Night
Organised by the Young Lawyers Committee, this event was held via Zoom from 8:00pm to 9:00pm and hosted by Ananda Mohan. The purpose of the event was not just for everyone to gather virtually for a night of trivia but also for networking. We had 39 participants who were grouped into 7 teams to compete in the event and the winners were:
 
1st place – Team 1
2nd, 3rd and 4th place – Team 5, Team Tequilla Mockingbird and Team Chill
 
27 May 2021
YLC Wellness Series #1: Pilates for Everyone
Organised by Young Lawyers Committee, this event, the first in the YLC Wellness Series, was conducted by Denise Yap via Zoom from 8:00pm to 9:00pm. We had 59 participants.


31 May 2021                                                                                 
The Basics of Civil Litigation for Pupils and Young Lawyers
Organised by the Pupils Committee, this webinar was presented Vivian Kuan and moderated by Josephine Tiew. The webinar was held via Zoom from 3:00pm to 5:30pm. We had 92 participants.




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