5 Survival Tips for Students Awaiting CLP Results

It is only a couple of days away from the release of the long-awaited Certificate In Legal Practice (CLP) examination that was held in July 2018. What is the CLP exam? Every year, many hopefuls take the CLP exam in hopes of becoming a “qualified person” under the Legal Profession Act 1976 (“LPA”), which is… Continue reading 5 Survival Tips for Students Awaiting CLP Results

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Case comment: Of con men and chargees

The author discusses the case of CIMB Bank Berhad v AmBank Berhad & 2 Ors [2017] 5 MLJ 142. It is a Malaysian land law case on deferred indefeasibility, the position of chargees and the meaning of 'purchaser' in the National Land Code 1965 ('NLC'). To appreciate this article, the reader must have a basic… Continue reading Case comment: Of con men and chargees

How to land a job as a paralegal in Malaysia – and ace it

The author discusses the tricky business of applying for paralegal work in Malaysia and the lessons she learned from applying for a role that was not advertised. One of the most frequent questions I have gotten recently is, "Actually, what do you do?" I have been working as a paralegal for the past eight months. Some in the… Continue reading How to land a job as a paralegal in Malaysia – and ace it

Equality under the law: A woman’s friend or foe?

International Women's Day (8 March) has dawned on us once again. Regardless of ethnicity, most of us Malaysian women will not think much of the occasion as we collectively ease into the busy period that is post-CNY. At best, International Women's Day punctuates our busy lives in the form of commercial advertisements, seizing upon the… Continue reading Equality under the law: A woman’s friend or foe?