Legal Updates

  • Legal Update 19 of 2016

    Friday, 06 January 2017

    Bankruptcy - Whether proper for third party to settle debts of a bankrupt without the knowledge of or reference to Director General of Insolvency and Offical Assginee


     

  • Legal Update 18 of 2016

    Friday, 06 January 2017

    Will - Whether executor can refuse to distribute estate to other beneficiaries in acocrdance to the terms of a will on the grounds that executor had incurred expenses in looking after the testator.


     

  • Legal Update 17 of 2016

    Friday, 06 January 2017

    Lifting of Corporate Veil - Whether action can be taken against the directors of a company for a company debt.  


     

  • Legal Update 16 of 2016

    Tuesday, 30 August 2016

    Hire Purchase - Whether Jeya has to continue his obligations to the financier under a hire purchase agreement despite not having quiet possession of the vehicle.   CASE: Hong Leong Bank Berhad v Jey...


     

  • Legal Update 15 of 2016

    Tuesday, 30 August 2016

    Lifting of Corporate Veil - Whether action can be taken against the directors of a company for a company debt.   CASE: Chin Chee Keong v Toling Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd 4 MLRA 180 CA 


     

  • Legal Update 14 of 2016

    Tuesday, 30 August 2016

    Sexual Harassment - Whether there is a valid cause of action for a civil claim on the grounds of sexual harassment under the existing laws of Malaysia.   CASE: Mohd Ridzwan Abdul Razak v. Asmah Hj M...


     

  • Legal Update 13 of 2016

    Tuesday, 26 July 2016

    Contract – Whether the bank can rely on exclusion and limitation clauses in agreement for hire to dispute liability. CASE: United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd v Lee Yaw Lin & Anor , 4 CLJ 871...


     

  • Legal Update 12 of 2016

    Tuesday, 28 June 2016

    Trespass - Whether inspection on restaurant premises is lawful or conducted with mala fide (bad intention).   CASE: JMJ Food & Beverages Sdn Bhd v Mohamad Zukrillah Ismail & Ors 4 CLJ 36...


     

  • Legal Update 11 of 2016

    Tuesday, 28 June 2016

    Legal Employment - Whether a non-Muslim could be admitted as a Peguam Syarie to repre-sent parties in any proceedings before the Syariah Court in Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur.   CASE: Majlis...


     

  • Legal Update 10 of 2016

    Tuesday, 28 June 2016

    Contract – Whether vacant possession delivered to purchaser before occurrence of fire.   CASE: Lucy Wong Nyuk King & Anor v Hwang Mee Hiong 4 CLJ 813 BRIEF FACTS: The appellants (“Lucy...


     

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