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  • Legal Update 12 of 2018

    Thursday, 12 July 2018

    CASE:  GURBACHAN SINGH WAZIR SINGH v. AMARJIT KAUR ATMA SINGH & ANOTHER APPEAL 3 AMR ISSUE:  Can a divorced wife claim a larger sum as maintenance?  FACTS: Prior to her divorce Amarjit ha...


  • Legal Update 11 of 2018

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018

    CASE:  Gerard Jude Timothy Pereira v Kasi a/l KL Palaniappan 6 MLJ 54 ISSUE:  How do you prove a friendly loan if there is no written document? FACTS: Gerard claimed that he loaned Kasi RM2.7m...


  • Legal Update 10 of 2018

    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    CASE: LEMBAGA KEMAJUAN WILAYAH KEDAH (KEDA) v. NUR DINI MOHD NOH 4 CLJ 423  ISSUE: Can an employee be kept on probation for more than 3 years? And then terminated? BRIEF FACTS:   Keda appoin...


  • Legal Update 9 of 2018

    Thursday, 24 May 2018

    CASE: OCBC BANK v LIM HOCK KOK 1 MLRA 703 ISSUE: Can a Borrower refuse to provide additional security to the Bank when requested if they have been paying the monthly repayments promptly? And if...


  • Legal Update 8 of 2018

    Tuesday, 15 May 2018

    CASE: THOMAS THOMAS v. TENAGA NASIONAL BHD 1 LNS 25 ISSUES: If a property was rented to a third party and the electric meter was tampered will the registered owner of the property still be liable...


  • Legal Update 7 of 2018

    Thursday, 26 April 2018

    CASE ABU HASSAN HASBULLAH v. ZUKERI IBRAHIM 3 CLJ 726 ISSUE Statements made by one colleague about another – when is it Defamatory? BRIEF FACTS ·         Abu Hassan, a senior lecturer and p...


  • Legal Update 6 of 2018

    Thursday, 26 April 2018

    CASE TENAGA NASIONAL BHD V ASIA KNIGHT BHD (PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS PAHANCO CORP BHD) 5 MLJ 681   ISSUE Can TNB claim for the loss of revenue due to the theft of electricity from the account holde...


  • Legal Update 5 of 2018

    Thursday, 15 March 2018

    CASE ASEAN BINTULU FERTILIZER SDN BHD v. WEKAJAYA SDN BHD & ANOTHER APPEAL 2 CLJ 257 ISSUE Can an arbitrator’s award be set aside on the grounds that it took too long for the arbitrator the de...


  • Legal Update 4 of 2018

    Wednesday, 28 February 2018

    CASE AKIRA SALES & SERVICES (M) SDN BHD v. NADIAH ZEE ABDULLAH & ANOTHER APPEAL 2 CLJ 513 ISSUE Can a Director of a Company sue for wrongful termination in the Industrial Court? Must a ...


  • Legal Update 3 of 2018

    Thursday, 15 February 2018

    CASE KALUNG MAKMUR SDN BHD v. LO YEN NYUK 1 CLJ 459 ISSUE Can statements made in a Police report be used to trigger a defamation suit? BRIEF FACTS Lo lodged a police report alleging that Kalun...


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