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Letters 15 Oct 2019 | 7:00 AM

The Malaysian Bar will brook no dishonesty

From ABDUL FAREED ABDUL GAFOOR President, Malaysian Bar.

Nation 27 Apr 2019 | 8:40 AM

Sabah, Sarawak lawyers say they don't need interference from outsiders,

KOTA KINABALU: Law practitioners in Sabah and Sarawak are capable of handling legal matters in their own states without interference from "outsiders", say the Sabah Law Society (SLS) and the Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS).

Nation 15 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

Thomas: Govt and AG should stop meddling in the Bar

KUALA LUMPUR: The government and the Attorney General (AG) should refrain from meddling in the governance of the Malaysian Bar to ensure the legal body maintains its independence, says AG Tommy Thomas.

Nation 14 Aug 2018 | 6:38 AM

Hands off: Govt shouldn’t govern the legal profession, says Tommy Thomas

KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney General (AG) has advised the Government to reduce its involvement in the Bar Council, calling on the legal fraternity to instead draft a new bill for their profession.

Nation 05 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Bar: Adopting legal technology will take time

CYBERJAYA: Though Malaysia’s legal fraternity is open to adopting legal technology to modernise their firms, its regulation means progress would be slow and cautious.

Nation 01 Oct 2016 | 2:25 AM

UM law students voice concern over LPA amendments

PETALING JAYA: A group of local law students have thrown their support behind the Bar Council in opposing the proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Act 1976 (LPA).

Nation 03 Sep 2016 | 9:03 AM

Nazri opposes amendments to Legal Profession Act

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Nazri Abdul Aziz is opposed to the Government’s proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Act 1976 (LPA).

Nation 24 Aug 2016 | 2:30 PM

Bar Council: We must look beyond bread and butter issues

SHAH ALAM: The Bar Council has stressed that its duties cannot be limited to bread and butter issues as that itself is against the Legal Profession Act 1976 (LPA).

Nation 01 Aug 2016 | 7:02 AM

Azalina: Amendments to legal profession act to address bread and butter issues

KUALA LUMPUR: De-facto law minister Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said hopes that proposed amendments to the Legal Profession Act 1976 (LPA) will address 'bread and butter issues' like legal exams and the ability of all legal practitioners to speak and read English.