Circulars

Malaysian Bar Professional Indemnity Insurance (`PII`) Scheme: Panel of Solicitors for the Insurers

The Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee has been approached by the PII Committee of the Bar Council for recommendations of law firms in Kuala Lumpur which will be interested to join the Insurers’ Panel of Solicitors handling the Scheme’s PII claim files. The minimum requirements in order to be on the Panel of Solicitors are as follows:

  1. The Firm would have to nominate a lawyer most preferably a partner who would be the lawyer responsible for the matter and this person must conduct the proceedings himself/herself.
  2. The nominated lawyer must have adequate litigation experience in General Insurance claims.
  3. Shall sign an undertaking to abide by the Panel of Solicitors Guidelines and scale fees proposed by the Insurer.
  4. The lawyer is not currently a member of the PII Committee.

We would like to invite law firms that are keen to join the panel to submit their names together with the name of their nominated lawyer in writing on their firm’s letterhead to the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee at the address below by 22 April 2013 for consideration:

Tingkat 8, Wisma Kraftangan
No. 9 Jalan Tun Perak
50050 Kuala Lumpur

Fax: 03-26911090
E-mail: klbc@klbar.org.my

Thank you

Regards,
Jeremiah R Gurusamy
Honorary Secretary
Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee