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Unreported Criminal Cases

Unreported Criminal Cases

It has been brought to the attention of the KLBC Criminal Practice Committee (CPC) that in some criminal cases where the decisions were overturned at the appellate stage in favour of either the defence or the prosecution, no written grounds of judgments were given. The CPC intends to raise the issue with the Judiciary and […]

Court Assigned Counsel for Capital Punishment Cases

Court Assigned Counsel for Capital Punishment Cases

Dear members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar, It has been brought to the attention of the KLBC Criminal Practice Committee (CPC) that there are members who are registered as Court Assigned Counsel but have not been assigned any or very few matters. The CPC hopes to take the issue up with the Judiciary and is […]

Court Assigned Counsel for Capital Punishment Cases

Dear members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar, It has been brought to the attention of the KLBC Criminal Practice Committee (CPC) that there are members who are registered as Court Assigned Counsel but have not been assigned any or very few matters. The CPC hopes to take the issue up with the Judiciary and is […]

KLBC Civil Practice Survey 2015

KLBC Civil Practice Survey 2015

Dear members of the KL Bar, The KLBC Civil Practice Committee (CvPC) is conducting a survey for the purpose of gauging members’ level of satisfaction and confidence when dealing with the Judicial and Court Officers. CvPC hopes to take the results of the survey and identify the current judicial and administrative issues and put in […]

Important Update from the KLBC Criminal Practice Committee: Dang Wangi Remand Centre

Important Update from the KLBC Criminal Practice Committee: Dang Wangi Remand Centre

A meeting was held on 8 May 2015 between the KLBC Criminal Practice Committee and Police officers from the IPD Dang Wangi to discuss, amongst various issues, the issue of lawyers’ access to their clients/accused persons at the Dang Wangi Remand Centre. The following two issues have been resolved as follows: Meeting the accused person […]

It’s not ‘IF’, it’s ‘WHEN’?

It’s not ‘IF’, it’s ‘WHEN’?

Dear Members, As the Malaysian Bar Annual General Meeting (AGM) draws near, we the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee strongly encourage all members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar to attend the said AGM at 10:00 am this Saturday (14 March 2015) at the Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur. At this upcoming AGM, 12 motions have been put […]

REGISTRATION CLOSED: 2-Day Practical Workshop on the Conveyancing Practice

REGISTRATION CLOSED: 2-Day Practical Workshop on the Conveyancing Practice

All seats for the Workshop have been taken up and as such we are unable to accept any more registrations. Kindly note that if you have registered for the Workshop but have not made any payment, your registration (PDCR No.) is no longer valid. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

23rd Annual General Meeting of the Kuala Lumpur Bar

23rd Annual General Meeting of the Kuala Lumpur Bar

Dear members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar, Please be informed that the 23rd Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the Kuala Lumpur Bar has been scheduled for Thursday, 12 February 2015 at 2:00 pm. Venue to be advised. The Right Honourable Chief Justice and the President of the Industrial Court have very kindly agreed to allow […]

New Address and Contact Numbers of the KL Bar Secretariat

New Address and Contact Numbers of the KL Bar Secretariat

Dear members of the KL Bar, We are pleased to inform you that the renovation work of the new KL Bar Secretariat has completed and the KL Bar Secretariat is now able to carry out its full functions. Our new address and contact numbers are as follows: 4th Floor Wisma Hangsam No. 1 Jalan Hang […]