Malaysia-Bar Malaysia as the governing body for the legal profession in West Malaysia, is empowered to bring civil action to seek legal redress, including injunctive relief against parties who act in contravention of the Legal Profession Act, 1976

In the Federal Court case of Bar Malaysia v Index Continent Sdn Bhd [2015] MLJU 1263, it was held that:-

"...[39] By reason thereof, we are unanimous that the Appellant, as the governing body for the legal profession in West Malaysia, is empowered to bring civil action to seek legal redress, including injunctive relief against parties who act in contravention of the LPA..."

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