Tag Archives: Bar Council

January 19

Lawyer Shafee to testify in defamation suit against Bar, 3 others, says counsel

Lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah is expected to take the stand tomorrow when the High Court hears his defamation suit against the Malaysian Bar and three others for attempting to discuss his conduct at the Bar’s annual general meeting (AGM) last year. His lawyer, Datuk Kamarul Hisham Kamaruddin, said Shafee would be the first […]

March 14

Motion to censure Shafee at Bar Council AGM withdrawn after injunction served

A motion to censure Umno lawyer Mohd Shafee Abdullah at the Bar Council’s annual general meeting today has been withdrawn after he obtained a court injunction yesterday. Free Malaysia Today reports: “We have been served the injunction, we abide by the terms. The motion will not be tabled,” outgoing Bar Council president Christopher Leong was […]

March 12

Bar Council must respond to and account for the motion to condemn the Judiciary before Parliament

PRESS STATEMENT FROM G100 The Bar Council must respond to and account for the motion to condemn the Judiciary before Parliament 12 March 2015 We, the G100, read with grave concern this report http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/…/opposition-motion-to-ce…/. The G100 finds this statement highly contemptuous to the judiciary. One of the basis of the public opprobrium of the judiciary […]

March 08

G100 says 14 days over – calls for immediate resignation of Bar Council President Christoher Leong

G100 calls for the immediate resignation of Christopher Leong as President of the Malaysian Bar Yesterday marked the 14th day from when the group of 100 lawyers (otherwise known as G100) issued its first press statement dated 21st February 2015, calling for Mr. Christopher Leong as President of the Malaysian Bar, to retract his disparaging […]

February 18

Bar Council controlled by opposition, says Shafee

In a Dialogue with Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah organised at the Akademi Kepimpinan Kapten Hussein on Tuesday 17 February 2015, Kini TV captures this video clip to share. Shafee tells the audience that the country’s Bar Council is controlled by the opposition. He adds that the Attorney General should take to task Christopher […]