Circulars

Invitation to serve the KL Bar

Dear members of the KL Bar and pupils-in-chambers,

The 2012/13 Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee (KLBC) assumed office after the Annual General Meeting on 23 February 2012. At the first meeting of the 2012/13 KLBC on 8 March 2012, Ravinder Singh Dhalliwal (Ravin) was appointed as the Honorary Secretary of the KLBC for the term 2012/13. Twelve (12) Sub-committees were set up to facilitate the organisation of the KLBC’s various activities and to cater to the needs of our KL Bar members. The new KLBC also welcomes any suggestions, comments and views on how we can further improve the welfare of our members and pupils

The following persons will chair the individual Sub-committees:

  1. Civil Court Liaison Committee
    Co-Chair: Brendan Navin Siva
    [Tel: 6207 8376 E-mail: brendan@klbar.org.my]
    Co-Chair: Ravinder Singh Dhalliwal (Ravin)
    [Tel: 2093 3300 E-mail: ravin@klbar.org.my]
  2. Corporate & Conveyancing Practice Committee
    Chair: Agnes Chan Kim Hong
    [Tel: 2094 0639 E-mail: kimhong@azlinda-agneschan.com]
  3. Criminal Practice Committee
    Chair: Amrit Pal Singh
    [Tel: 2287 1077 E-mail: a.pal22@yahoo.com]
  4. Environmental Law Committee
    Chair: NoorHajran Mohd Noor
    [E-mail: hajran25@gmail.com]
  5. Information Technology & Communications Committee
    Co-Chair: Lim Chi Chau
    [Tel: 2070 3839 E-mail: zizao_lim@yahoo.com]
    Co-Chair: Foong Cheng Leong (By Invitation)
    [E-mail: foongcl@gmail.com]
  6. Practitioners Affairs Committee
    Chair: Goh Siu Lin
    [Tel: 2031 1788 E-mail: siulin@shooklin.com.my]
  7. Professional Development Committee
    Co-Chair: Jeremiah R. Gurusamy
    [Tel: 2095 6505 E-mail: jeremiah@adjlex.com]
    Co-Chair: Lim Chi Chau
    [Tel: 2070 3839 E-mail: zizao_lim@yahoo.com]
  8. Publications Committee
    Chair: Jeremiah R. Gurusamy
    [Tel: 2095 6505 E-mail: jeremiah@adjlex.com]
  9. Pupils Welfare Committee
    Chair: Jason Kong
    [Tel: 6203 6333 E-mail: jasonkong.co@gmail.com]
  10. Social, Arts and Culture Committee
    Chair: Melissa Sasidaran
    [Tel: 2692 5266 E-mail: melissa.sd@gmail.com]
  11. Sports Committee
    Chair: Muhendaran Suppiah
    [Tel: 2287 0609 E-mail: muhendaran@yahoo.com]
  12. Young Lawyers Committee
    Chair: Khaizan Sharizad Binti Ab. Razak
    [Tel: 2161 2588 E-mail: khaizanrd@gmail.com]

For the Sub-committee Chairs to be able to carry out their respective tasks effectively, we need the assistance of volunteers. We need dedicated and committed members who are prepared to serve in the best interest of our members and pupils.

This is an open invitation to all of you, both members and pupils, to come forward and volunteer your time and to join us in any of the above Sub-committees. If you are keen to serve, please e-mail to klbc@klbar.org.my as soon as possible and not later than 31.03.2012, your name and place of practice/pupillage and the Sub-committee you are interested in.

With your co-operation and support, we shall move forward in improving our services to members and pupils and towards a better Bar.

We have prepared brief essential details of each of the Sub-committees for members and pupils to have a better understanding of the objectives of the respective Sub-committees. Click here to peruse the same.

Thank you.

Best Regards
Brendan Navin Siva
Chairman
Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee 2012/13