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Malaysia-Dialogue with the Secretary of the Malaysian Bar (10 Aug 2016)

Dialogue with the Secretary of the Malaysian Bar (10 Aug 2016)


Circular No 151/2016
Dated 1 July 2016

To Members of the Malaysian Bar

Dialogue with the Secretary of the Malaysian Bar

The Secretary of the Malaysian Bar, Karen Cheah Yee Lynn, will visit selected states to conduct training for the Continuing Professional Development ("CPD") Camps 2016 (kindly refer to Circular No 145/2016 dated 23 June 2016 for more information.) 

The CPD Camps 2016 are for the benefit of Members admitted to the Malaysian Bar from 1 July 2011 onwards, and pupils in chambers who commence their pupillage from 1 July 2016.

These visits will provide a suitable opportunity for any Member of the Bar or pupil in chambers to participate in a dialogue with the Secretary of the Malaysian Bar, where they may raise issues or concerns and/or put forward suggestions to improve legal services or the services provided by the Bar Council.

The details of the dialogue sessions are as follows:

Date Time Venue
14 July 2016 (Thursday) 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Leverage Hotel, Rawang
10 Aug 2016 (Wednesday) 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Traders Hotel, Muar
8 Sept 2016 (Thursday) 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Negeri Sembilan Bar Committee Office
3 Nov 2016 (Thursday) 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Selangor Bar Committee Auditorium

To register, please submit the following information by email to

(1)    Name (please state whether you are a Member of the Bar or a pupil in chambers);
(2)    Membership number (for Members of the Bar only);
(3)    NRIC No (for pupils in chambers only);
(4)    Name of law firm;
(5)    Email;
(6)    Mobile telephone number; and
(7)    Date of session you wish to attend.

Should you have any enquiries, please contact the CPD Department by telephone at 03-2050 2111, or by email at

Thank you.

Rajen Devaraj
Chief Executive Officer
Bar Council

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Your weekly guide to upcoming ADR events at the KLRCA and more

Your weekly guide to upcoming ADR events at the KLRCA and more

Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration | 4 August 2016

Greetings from the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA)!

At the KLRCA, we're committed towards building capacity in the ADR scene. To help us achieve this, some of our key initiatives include organising world-class and timely events.

Below are some of the upcoming ADR events taking place at Bangunan Sulaiman and globally.
Featured event

IPBA Asia-Pac Arbitration Day

Details: 8 September 2016 | Bangunan Sulaiman
CPD points: 6 (Malaysian Bar Council)

The second edition of the IPBA Asia-Pac Arbitration Day builds on the success of the maiden event last year in Kuala Lumpur. Acclaimed speakers and keen international delegate participation will be replicated again this year with a focus on trending issues in the arbitration world. Topics planned for discussion include the interfacing between experts, counsel and client, conflict of interest in arbitration and perspectives from in-house counsel.

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KLRCA events

Evening talk: Developments in UK Family Arbitration

Details: 29 August 2016 | Bangunan Sulaiman
CPD points: 1 (Malaysian Bar Council)

His Honour Judge Cryan and Miss Pamela Scriven QC will set out how the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators was founded and in a short time has become a successful provider of arbitration in a family context. They will deal with the legal context of arbitration in relation to both financial and children matters; the relationship between arbitration and the Family Courts; the qualification and regulation of Arbitrators; and the rules and conduct of arbitrations.

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KLRCA Certificate Programme in Sports Arbitration

Details: 19-22 September 2016 | Bangunan Sulaiman
CPD points: 10 (Malaysian Bar Council)

This 5-day intensive course is tailored for legal practitioners, arbitrators, professionals in the field of sports administration and management, members of registered National Sports Associations, members of registered organizations as per the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) Constitution, members of OCM and other relevant stakeholders who will be trained to understand the theoretical and practical aspects of sports dispute resolution at national and international levels, how sports arbitration is conducted, the rules and procedures governing sports arbitration proceedings and more.

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ICC-KLRCA International Arbitration Conference

Details: 10 October 2016 | Bangunan Sulaiman
CPD points: TBA

The ICC-KLRCA International Arbitration Conference will include three sessions on emerging issues and best practices in the fast-developing area of international commercial arbitration and one session on investment arbitration.

As Asia gains prominence on the world's investment stage, the rise of disputes and the need for effective dispute resolution is imperative. This first-of-its-kind Conference, co-organised by two of the world's leading arbitral institutions, reflects a joint effort to address key issues in international arbitration from an Asian perspective. Further, the Conference will foster discussion around the continuing changes in the international arbitration paradigm in Asia.

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KLRCA sponsored and supported events

YMG CIArb 1st Regional Conference 2016

Details: 19 August 2016 | Bangunan Sulaiman

Themed "Bridging the Gaps", this conference aims to bridge the generation gap between students, young practitioners and senior practitioners in the regional and global arbitration industry. This will be one of the few opportunities for both generations to exchange and shares ideas.

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ASEAN Economic Integration Forum

Details: 14-15 September 2016 | Bangunan Sulaiman

The ASEAN Economic Integration Forum 2016, the second in the series, seeks to critically analyse the prospects and challenges of economic integration among ASEAN Member States. The AEIF will discuss issues of concerns to the main stakeholders of ASEAN Integration, i.e. entrepreneurs and businesses, investors, policy makers and the people of ASEAN, taking into account the ASEAN Community 2025 Blueprint: Forging Ahead Together.

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Introduction to International Arbitration Course

Details: 15 – 16 October 2016 | Kuala Lumpur

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Malaysia Branch will be conducting an Introduction to International Arbitration Course qualifying candidates for admission as Associates of the Institute. This Introduction to International Arbitration Course replaces the Entry Level Course.

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National Initiative on Strengthening Arbitration and Enforcement in India

Details: 21-23 October 2016 | New Delhi

This international conference aims to provide a platform to engage the Indian legal and policy making community with the broader international commercial arbitration community especially the top-tier international arbitral institutions and all relevant stakeholders.

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Malaysia-Dialogue on the Future of the Malaysian Bar (27 Aug 2016)

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